(photos: Gresso) Gresso Pure Black Model Grand Monaco Collection | US$2,700.00 | www.gresso.com
with the proliferation of smart handsets, it is easy to look past the simpler form of communication device – namely, the mobile phone. however, a simple handset doesn’t have to look dull – that’s if you have loads of money to spare. the Gresso Pure Black Model Grand Monaco Collection is just the phone that offers a straight forward functionality via its Symbian S40 OS with a whole of of exclusivity. as the name suggests, the phone is predominantly in black and is available in two versions: Pure Black Cayman with gator leather and the Pure Black Carbon with Italian carbon leather. common to both versions are titanium alloy chassis, ceramic coated, hand-polished 42ct sapphire glass display, and numeral keypad honed from surgical steel set on a black toned glass. the Gresso Pure Black Model has a limited production run of just 100 units and cost a cool $2,700 each. catch a few more look at both the Cayman and Carbon edition after the break.