Gresso is expanding its Radical line of Android smartphones they introduced December of last year, if you remember in May they added the Radical Black. As announced by them last week Gresso Regal R1 is here as a limited edition of just 999 units. Powered by Android 4.2.1, this very neat and square-shaped Regal R1 comes impeccably handcrafted.
Made from grade 5 titanium, it is hand assembled and hand polished by Gresso’s experienced craftsmen and takes nine hours to mill the case with cutting edge equipment. The directional polishing of the back panel allows to stress the metal structure and make it durable, this process alone takes 3 hours. Construction process of the hand polished Titanium Gresso logo itself takes 2 hours of milling. The Regal R1 measuring just 8.8 mm is very thin and fits perfectly in a hand, plus it weighs just 205 g.
Impressive and improved specifications of the phone include 5” full HD Gorilla Glass display, 1.5 GHz quad-core processor, 1920 x 1080 pixel screen resolution and two cameras (13 MP rear camera and 5 MP front camera). The Regal R1 comes with 32 GB of internal memory and 2 GB of RAM. It is capable of 6 hours of maximum talk time and 300 hours of standby.
Befitting a luxury smartphone it is priced at $3,000. If you want to protect this thousand-dollar asset, for an extra $120 investment you can get an Italian leather case with Shockproof inserts. Pre-ordering is now available at Gresso.com and they ship worldwide for free.