If you are driving around in a Bentley GT3-R – the fastes Bentley ever made – you don’t want to be talking on a Nokia Lumia or other smartphone, right? Let’s see why you should talk on Vertu for Bentley.
The first joint product release from the two British luxury brands, Bentley and Vertu (the English manufacturer of luxury mobile phones) is Vertu for Bentley, a limited edition smartphone (only 2,000 pieces).
“Our collaboration with Bentley unites both companies’ proud British heritage, as well as unrivalled expertise in the luxury and technology markets, to create a handset which exceeds the expectations of our mutual customer base. The result is ‘Vertu for Bentley’, a device which not only reflects sophistication and discerning taste, but also performs to an undeniably high technical standard to deliver an effortless, intuitive luxury mobile experience.”
Vertu’s Chief Executive Officer, Massimiliano Pogliani
The ‘Vertu for Bentley’ handset comes with the full spectrum of exclusive services which the luxury mobile phone manufacturer has become renowned for:
- ‘Vertu Concierge’ service: 12-month subscription to Dedicated Concierge, dedicated personal lifestyle manager, 24-hour worldwide team assistance, fulfilling your every request with a personal touch
- ‘Vertu Life’ : exclusive access to cultural events, access to private members’ clubs, invitations to iconic fashion events and happenings, VIP packages to major sporting events
- ‘Vertu Certainty’ :24/7 remote access technical support, iPass-optimised WiFi connectivity, Kaspersky anti-virus and anti-theft protection, Silent Circle encrypted communications services.
This bespoke application provides customers with access to official Bentley articles, exclusive experiences, recommended routes and dealer information, as well as a shortcut to the Touch Screen Remote features for Bentley Flying Spur drivers. Exclusive Bentley experiences and the latest Bentley content for owners and enthusiasts, plus Bentley dealer and service centres is also offered. In addition, the ‘Vertu for Bentley’ smartphone will feature custom start-up animation, 3D clock, 3D wallpaper and Bentley wallpapers.
‘Vertu for Bentley’ is a high-performance smartphone using best-in-class technology with superior handcrafted materials, including grade-5 titanium, solid sapphire crystal which creates a virtually scratch-proof screen and hand-finished calf leather.
Mirroring the performance of the Vertu Signature Touch, the ‘Vertu for Bentley’ handset incorporates the full breadth of the company’s expertise. The acoustics, tuned in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen, feature Dolby Digital Plus virtual surround-sound processing and stereo speakers. As for imaging, which is such an integral part of the smartphone experience, Vertu has continued to work with Hasselblad, the world’s most renowned professional photography brand, to perfect the image-tuning of the camera.
Alongside the sterling performance of the audio and imaging, ‘Vertu for Bentley’ features wireless charging, NFC and Android™ 4.4 (KitKat) software.
What comes with your Vertu?
- Matching Complimentary Slip Case
- Wired stereo headset with remote
- Wall charger with regional plug heads
- Micro USB cable 1200 mm
- Polishing cloth
- NanoSIM card adapter
- Collateral pack, including Quick Start Guide, Warranty Booklet and Authenticity Card
Price: € 12,500