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Tag Heuer Releases a Diamond-Encrusted, Alligator-Skinned Android for $6,700

Authored by: Steven Blum — Jun 28, 2011

Funny how the most expensive phones are often the least impressive. Take this new offering from Tag Heuer, the watch manufacturer. Now you'd think a cool $6,728 would buy you not only a cell phone, but also perhaps a gold-encrusted bidet / shower with built-in Android 9.9 Hummingbird Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, 5080p video recording and 3D holographic imaging (for talking to people while you're taking a dump).

Turns out, it just buys you a diamond-encrusted phone. 

 [Tag Heuer] just introduced the Link Phone, a darling clunker of a handset festooned with steel, 18K rose gold, or titanium, topped off with leather, alligator, rubber, and diamond accents.

The phone runs Android 2.2 and has a measly 5 megapixel autofocus camera, 256MB of internal memory, an 8GB battery and EDGE 7 HSUPA connectivity. Fairly pathetic but, then again, this isn't really the kind of phone made for nerds like us. 

Check the promo video below:

Source: Engadget

Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.

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