Vertu Constellation launch


While Apple and Android  have been busy clashing in the courts Vertu has launched its Constellation handset at the imposing Palazzo Serbelloni in Milan. Vertu, a byword for luxury phones, celebrated the highly anticipated launch of its first touchscreen handset last week. Chris Page (27 Oct 11)


Fans of the brand gathered around the new touchscreen smartphone by Vertu at the magnificent Palazzo Serbelloni.  Its Constellation touchscreen model combines an unparalleled art of craftsmanship and modern technology offering  exclusive concierge services.


Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Uma Thurman, Clive Owen, Michelle Yeoh and Tilda Swinton


The glamorous night was attended by a whole host of international and Italian guests from across the arts and fashion world including acclaimed actress Tilda Swinton, Uma Thurman, model Chanel Iman who acted as the DJ at the event, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon actress Michelle Yeoh, actor Clive Owen and models Rosie Huntington-Whitely and David Gandy.



The night was hosted by Perry Oosting, Vertu president who commented, “We are delighted to launch our first touchscreen handset in Milan, enabling us to fully share our exceptional passion and expertise in mobile phones, craftsmanship and exclusive services with one of the most important and discerning markets in the world.”


Vertu’s re-opened  Via Montenapoleone boutique features its pinnacle collection  including Signature, Constellation Quest and now its touchscreen Constellation.  The store takes customers on an experiential Vertu journey with features such as a spectacular chandelier featuring LED glass panels controlled by a remote to provide various strengths of lighting.




The luxurious benchmark is set to appeal to  Vertu’s European and worldwide clientele, a discerning group that demands leading edge technology, exquisite craftsmanship and a high-level concierge service. Coinciding with this is the launch  its new integrated website vertu.com.


Prices & Range:

Constellation Satin Brown - €4,400

Constellation Polished Black/Polished Pink - €4,900

Constellation Black Alligator - €6,500

Constellation Black Alligator with Diamonds/White Alligator with Diamonds- €7,900

Constellation Red Gold Mixed Metals- €10,900



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