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Dior tries hand at designer cellphone

updated 11:00 am EDT, Wed May 21, 2008

Dior Phone

Fashion house Christian Dior is today unveiling a new phone it says will help lift the company's profile. The Dior phone takes a different approach than the LG Prada or Samsung's P520 Armani and opts for flip design with both a keypad and a touchscreen. Additionally, the new phone includes a miniature handset known as the My Dior: the device is small enough to clip to a bag but pairs with the main phone to handle most call functions by itself.


The deluxe phone also promises a camera and will come in pink, red, and silver designer colors with a Dior-crafted outside pattern. Dior will price the phone well above most fashion phones with a $5,000 price, but unlike with the Armani or Prada devices isn't limiting the phone's network support to Asia or Europe and provides quad-band GSM calling that works completely within North America. EDGE data is also likely.

Ship dates haven't been announced.



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  1. Eldernorm

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    Agggghhhhhh

    5000$ and you do not even get an iPhone. !!!! What a waste of good money. LOL

    How about a nice expensive case..... oh yes and an iPhone thrown in. \


    And they said the iPhone was expensive for $600 LOL

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  1. ooshnoo

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    Err....

    The moron who thought of this POS waste of money should be shot.

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