Consumers find tech gadgets in a wide range of prices. However, some electronic devices are at the far end of the cost spectrum.
The Best of the Best Electronics
The billions of dollars spent every year by consumers may be in large part to the number of expensive tech luxuries purchased. The price of items depends on preferred brands, gadget capabilities and consumer budget. Inflation and market trends commonly push prices upward. While the majority would undoubtedly gasp at the sight of some price tags, for individuals in the upper class brackets, price is typically not a concern when getting these tech toys.
Leica M Edition 60 Camera-$19,400
For anyone with money to spend and a yearning to capture amazing digital photos sans an LCD screen, visit your local Leica dealer and grab one of these limited edition cameras. Though the company began production in 1913, the Leica M was not introduced until the 1950s. In commemoration of the model, Leica recreated 600 of the cameras that sport a 24-megapixel full-frame internal sensor. The front boasts a 35mm/F1.4 lens. The intentional lack of a rear screen is meant to take users back to the day of film photography when viewing the shots only occurred after film development.
Vertu Signature Touch-$10,800
You can only imagine the look on the technician’s face when you walk in for mobile phone in repair Las Vegas with one of these. The Vertu Anroid smartphone is the pinnacle of mobile device decadence. The internal technology is comparable to the HTC and the Samsung courtesy of its Android 4.4 software, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chip and a HD 1080p display. The materials used to create the phone are a major factor behind the exorbitant price tag. Inside and out, components of the handset include calf leather, sapphires, hardened titanium and polished ceramics. The phone service also includes a personal concierge who is available 24 hours of every day, seven days a week.
Panasonic Toughpad UT-MA6-$7,000
This tablet weighs in at 5.6 pounds, has a 20-inch 4K screen and is designed for durability. Considered the largest of its kind, the Toughpad offers functionality more akin to a desktop than a tablet. Each device comes equipped with an Intel Core i7 processor, Nvidia K1000M graphics and Windows 8.1 OS. Stands are available if users desire that the tablet be upright like a monitor. However, they are sold separately.