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Most Expensive iPhone in the World as of 2016

16 January 2016

The Most Expensive Iphone in the World 2016 is an Iphone 5 Covered in Gold and Diamonds

Have you ever wondered which is the most expensive iphone in the world 2016 and how much does it cost? You’re in the right place! Keep reading!

In a world full of luxury the planet’s richest try their best to set themselves apart from the crowd and a common practice in the last years has been taking our everyday objects to a new worth level; so it doesn’t come as a shock that someone decided to create the world’s most expensive iphone.

Since the introduction of the iphone the entire industry has changed and the luxury market seizes any opportunity to take a piece of it.

That’s how friend of the website and creator of some of the most expensive things in the world Stuart Hughes decided to take a shoot at it.

Basically, what he’s done is cover an iphone 5 in gold, gems and a very expensive black diamond, making sure he get’s to the most expensive iphone in the world.

A few months ago, we did a cover on the most expensive iPhone 6 and 6S would come around at $4.5 Million each and they were planning to make a $32 Million version if anyone dared to give them the money but they have yet to secure a buyer and get busy building it.

But enough with the wannabe’s, let’s take a look at the most expensive iphone in the world 2016 and see how much it costs:

Alux.com is proud to introduce The Black Diamond iPhone 5 Sold for $15.3 million (£10 million)

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Front and Back Look on the Most Expensive Iphone in the world

Here’s a video highlighting it’s features:

The gadget was uniquely designed and crafted by Stuart Hughes world renowned for being the creator of some of the world most expensive and luxurious items.

Among other things he designed you may be interested in: The most expensive yacht in the world or the rest of the most expensive apple products.

Worlds Most Expensive Smartphone: Black Diamond iPhone 5 - EALUXE.COM

But let’s get back to the most expensive iphone the world has ever seen:

The creation process took 9 weeks of detailed work in order to re-create the original chassis of the iphone 5 in pure solid gold. The entire process from start to finish was done by hand.

The central piece is a  flawless black single deep cut diamond(26 cts), a very rare diamond which has been in keeping for several years. The diamond was used to replace the home button.

In addition to that the chasis was inlaid with 600 white flawless diamonds. The back of the device is full gold with the logo consisting in 53 flawless diamonds.

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World’s Most Expensive Iphone Has the Logo covered in 53 Diamonds

The masterpiece is made out of circa of 135 grams of 24ct gold and sapphire glass set in the screen.

The phone was commissioned to Stuart by a Chinese business man who has had the black diamond for a while.

We even designed this simple infographic card that includes the basic information on the most expensive iphone in the world, so you can easily share it with your friends.

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The Most Expensive iPhone in the World 2016, Alux.com Infographic Card

Stuart Hughes is also responsible for the second world’s most expensive iphone, an iphone 4s, the iPhone Elite Gold which was sold for 9.2 million

Stuart-Hughes-iPhone-4S-Elite-Gold Worlds Most Expensive Smartphone

So what else do you need when you already have the world’s most expensive iphone, well, you might want to spend another million dollars on the most expensive smartphone case ever made.

This was our take on the most expensive iphone in the world 2016! Would you pimp out your smartphone like this? Join the conversation in the comments!