The Chairman from Ulysse Nardin is supposedly the world’s first luxury hybrid smartphone. The high-end phone has now been upgraded with Google’s Android mobile platform. Following the Basel Show in March 2009, the engineering team at Ulysse Nardin brainstormed to come up with what is claimed to be the most technically advanced luxury smartphone.
The Chairman sports a 3.2-inch capacitive display and a QWERTY keyboard with physical numeric keys as well. Moreover, the phone comes with a fingerprint reader for identification and locking purposes. The 8MP camera allows users to click pictures with utmost clarity. With the HD video replay function, users can enjoy watching videos in great quality. Apart from these basic functions, the phone has Facebook, YouTube, Google Maps, Gmail and Google Talk pre-installed
It operates on Qualcomm 3G GSM/WCDMA – 2G Bands 850/900/1800/1900MHz 3G Bands 900/2100MHz, and is powered by Freescale i.MX processor. As far as memory storage is concerned, the Chairman has an internal capacity of 32GB. The phone is not only a luxury phone, but also makes for a gaming phone with its extensive gaming abilities. Users can talk up to 8 hours and keep the phone on standby for almost 30 hours. It comes with an Ulysse Nardin Rotor that is the kinetic power system and an external Crown to wind the phone, for generating additional electrical power to the battery.
Users may check the Ulysse Nardin official website to view various models of the Chairman smartphone before placing an order for the same.