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 |  Aug 31 2011, 3:00 PM

Anyone can carry around an iPhone or a Blackberry, but if you want to stand out from the mobile crowd, you’ll want to pick yourself up the new Mobiado Aston Martin Grand 350 cell phone.

Luxury accessories company Mobiado has just launched the Grand 350 Aston Martin mobile phone, and it embodies the auto brand’s designs and technology. The handheld device is made for the elite cell phone user – it features 271 carat of sapphire crystal inlays, CNC machine crafted aluminum frame with ruby infrared screen, stainless steel buttons, and a sliding battery cover mechanism (also made with sapphire crystal).

The Aston Martin Grand 350 can be used across the globe, as its embedded software and the keypad come in optional multi-lingual settings. This luxury phone comes with all the bells and whistles: a 3.2 megapixel camera, quad-band network adjustment, 3.5 G, HSPDA & WLAN internet surfing, email (with dedicated key), expandable memory, micro USB connectivity, and a device lock. It comes in black, black satin and silver versions (the satin version features a glass-beat treated body finish).

There’s no word on a price, but you can expect it to be a little on the expensive side. To find a dealer near you, check out Mobiado’s website.

[Source: Born Rich]

 |  Mar 30 2011, 3:11 PM

Canada and Britain are hooking up for new collaboration that will get you talking. Canadian luxury mobile phone maker Mobiado is teaming up with Britain’s Aston Martin to launch collection of luxury mobile phones.

Set to hit stores in May 2011, this is a phone that trend setters and fashionistas will want to keep their eyes open for. Sleek and streamlined, the phones make a luxe statement and will get your friends talking the next time you go to send someone a text.

Says Peter Bonac, President of Bonac Innovation Corp. (Mobiado): “Like Aston Martin, Mobiado prides itself on design innovation and technological excellence. We look forward to a long and prosperous working relationship, and are thrilled to be working with the prestigious Aston Martin brand.”

No word on how much this phone will cost you, but considering that both brands are considered luxury, we can bet you’ll be shelling out a pretty penny for this fashionable accessory. Will you be picking one up when they come out?

[Source: Born Rich]