August 8, 2007 Luxury mobile phone specialist Gresso has released its new “Avantgarde” collection. These unique, ultra-slim phones are manually constructed using gold and 200 year old African Blackwood – the use of which ensures that two identical phones do not exist. Employing the usual attention to detail, Gresso use Sapphire crystal glass of 42 K to frame the screen and hand polished stainless steel for the back, along with another first in the form of a keyboard featuring laser cut Roman numerals.
The Gresso Avantgarde range is powered by the Gresso operating system based on the new Windows Mobile 6 Standard.
TFT display of the phone supports up to 65 colors (320*240 pixels) and there is a built-in 2 megapixel camera.
The phone supports Outlook, Pocket MSN, EMS/MMS/SMS, Bluetooth, synchronization with the PC and includes an MP3-player.
The ultraslim design executed from African Blackwood is only 14 mm thick. There is also a special, scratch-resistant covering for the keyboard that has been developed and patented by Gresso.
The back cover of the phone is executed of stainless steel with a titanic covering and hand polished to a mirror shine. This covering offers protection against scratches and is very durable.\ The back panel of the device is decorated with Gresso logo executed of Gold.
Another technical accomplishment is the magnetic lock of the battery cover – a first for the mobile phone according to Gresso.
The Avantgarde Collection will come in two models: Luna and Sol.
The Luna has a flat keyboard, a gold navigation key, the front panel is embellished by a triangle inset of gold will be priced at EUR 5000.
The Sol has gold function keys made using ultra-precision turning technology, unique for the jewellery industry, which ensures a high degree of precision of each detail. The price of this model is EUR7000.
The latest in the Gresso range which also includes luxury MP3 players, the Avantgarde Collection will be launched in the fourth quarter 2007.