March 3, 2009 World Financial Crisis? What World Financial Crisis? Austrian jeweler Peter Aloisson is probably hoping there are still some fairly well-off people unaffected by the world's current financial ills as he has designed the world’s most expensive phone - the iPhone 3G King’s Button. Yours for a measly USD$2.5 million and change.

The budget unfriendly phone is made of solid 18 carat yellow gold, white gold and rose gold with the white gold line encrusted with a total of 138 brilliant cut diamonds. The iPhone 3G King’s Button replaces the iPhone’s standard plastic home button with a rare 6.6 carat diamond ensuring the unit outshines Aloisson’s previous efforts such as the USD$1.3 million Crypto Smartphone to make it the world’s most expensive mobile phone.


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While the iPhone 3G King’s Button is sure to impress others in the unemployment line, with rumors of and an updated iPhone being released this year gaining momentum, anyone on a budget might be wise to wait and see if the iPhone 3G King’s Button makes its way onto eBay.

The Apple iPhone 3G ‘Kings Button’ is available for EUR€1,636,000 (approx. USD$2,517,345 at time of publication).

Darren Quick

Via All Techno Blog.