gadget world

Motorola Aura luxury handset

Posted on: December 13, 2008

motorolamotorolaMotorola AURA handset now available for purchase at Motorola USA’s webstore.The handset is priced at a lofty $2,000, thanks in part to its 62-carat, Grade 1 sapphire crystal lens that covers what is touted as the world’s first circular display, which offers 16 million colors and a 300ppi resolution.

Motorola claims its production takes nearly two weeks. The keypad consists of individual anodized aluminum keys. The company also says that thanks to a Swiss-made main bearing and unique rotating mechanism, the 100,000th opening will be the same as the first one.Key Features:
World’s first circular display on a mobile phone, 16 million color
Chemically-etched textures and patterns
Three tungsten carbon carbide coated main gears
The main bearing is Swiss-made
Protective PVD coating and mirror polish finish, same as used on luxury watches
130 precision ball bearings
CrystalTalk™ technology
Made from over 700 individual components
Assisted-opening blade mechanism
Up-scaled, nickel-chrome plated exposed screws
Stainless steel housing
Scratch-resistant, 62-carat, Grade 1 sapphire crystal lens
300 ppi resolution display

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