Tonino Lamborghini launches a new touch screen Android smartphone: Antares

Welcome to the mobile big league… today we got word that Tonino Lamborghini the legendary lifestyle and accessories brand have developed the new smartphone for the Techno-Luxury mobile segment. All done by combining mobile technology platform Android and quad core processor, with its signature uncompromising Italian design and premium build quality.

Tonino Lamborghini, son of famous car-making Ferruccio Lamborghini aims to redefine the luxury mobile segment by launching an advanced smartphone with signature Italian design, premium materials and performance specifications – we look under the bonnet (sorry!) to discover more…

Antares 1For us Brits mark Spring 2014 in your calendar – Tonino Lamborghini’s smartphone Antares will be available in limited edition from around £2,500 (4,000 USD). It defines a new segment in Techno-Luxury mobiles aimed at modern, high income men and women that demand the highest quality of phone with both looks and performance being of equal importance, Amen to that!

“Today I am excited to announce the launch of a brand new Tonino Lamborghini smartphone.  The Antares is in a class by itself, one we refer to as the ‘techno-luxury’ mobile segment. Our new phone marries uncompromising Italian design and premium build quality with the high performance people expect from their most important lifestyle accessory. For 30 years I have been making premium accessories, so today I accept a new challenge: to give my customers a performance smartphone with a stunning design and finish”, said Mr. Tonino Lamborghini, President of the brand and coordinator of the Tonino Lamborghini Centro Stile – design centre – in Bologna.

Mr. Gianluca Filippi, CEO of the Tonino Lamborghini Group, added: “Antares is designed to match instantly recognizable Italian flair with great performance and stunning materials. Together these qualities speak to our exclusive design heritage, one that communicates the spirit of the ‘Raging Bull’ that adorns our crest. The phone’s body is sculpted from leather and stainless steel creating a vibrant and attractive finish. The beautiful screen is coated with impregnable Gorilla Glass and the chassis is furnished with exquisite leather that comes in several alluring colour schemes for both men and women”.

Technically, Antares is built to justify its performance smartphone tagline, by matching luxury furnishings with a high-performance quad-core 1.5 GHz processor, 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal memory and a MicroSD card slot with up to 32 GB (included). The sound system is provided by an in-built Yamaha amplifier and speakers. Antares also has a 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front-facing ip camera with full HD video (1080p), that produce stunningly clear image of photo and video images. The thickness of the smartphone is 13.5 mm and its four-inch high-resolution display is protected by tempered glass with a high shock and scratch resistance (Gorilla Glass). We think you’ll agreed, one heck of a package there!

Antares uses the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean platform and a complimentary interface designed exclusively for Tonino Lamborghini. The Android operating system will allow the owner to access the full range of Google mobile products and functionality, including millions of apps, games, books and videos contained within Google Play, making Antares the ideal platform for business and pleasure.

Antares will be released in limited edition, with a unique serial number appearing on the back of every phone. Special attention is paid to everything including the packaging which consists of a solid aluminum box designed with the unique and creative spirit of Tonino Lamborghini. The body of the smartphone and casing is decorated with classic Tonino Lamborghini symbol, the image of a ‘Raging Bull’ inside the shield, which truly epitomizes the spirit of the brand and the unique desire for perfection.

We been told that Antares is the first in a series of new and unique mobile solutions from Tonino Lamborghini so what this space for more updates…

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