The ultimate iPad – for $200,000

Golden delicious … The gold-plated iPad Stuart Hughes has for sale.

While Australians wait with twitchy fingers for their regular iPads to turn up, a British designer who caters for mega-rich geeks has unveiled his latest creation.

Behold the solid-gold iPad Supreme Edition, worth about $215,000, which gives you Wi-Fi, 3G, 64GB – and a whole lot more.

Encrusted with 25.5 carats of flawless diamonds, 53 of the gems “dwell beautifully in the solid 22ct Apple logo”, seller Stuart Hughes said.

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Golden delicious ... The gold-plated iPad that is for sale by  Stuart Hughes.

Golden delicious … The gold-plated iPad Stuart Hughes has for sale.

While Australians wait with twitchy fingers for their regular iPads to turn up, a British designer who caters for mega-rich geeks has unveiled his latest creation.

Behold the solid-gold iPad Supreme Edition, worth about $215,000, which gives you Wi-Fi, 3G, 64GB – and a whole lot more.

Encrusted with 25.5 carats of flawless diamonds, 53 of the gems “dwell beautifully in the solid 22ct Apple logo“, seller Stuart Hughes said.

// The rear and screen surround are made from a single piece of solid 22ct gold, weighing 2.1 kilograms.

“A magnificent combination of top-of-the-industry technology and unrivalled craftsmanship was involved in creating this masterpiece”, is how the creation is described on Hughes’s website.

Only 10 of the units will be made.

The ultimate iPad follows some of Hughes’s other creations, which include the world’s most expensive phone – an iPhone reputedly worth more than $3 million.

watoday.com.au

Source: watoday.com.au

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