Dubai-based businessman, Amjad Ali, runs Gold and Co., a company that specializes in supplying gold-finished devices to rich customers across Russia, China and the Middle East. Gold and Co. offers real gold finishing, stripping the units down and then plating them in copper, nickel and then pure gold.
Ali claims to have received an order from the Nigerian government for 53 gold iPhones to mark the country’s 53rd year of independence anniversary next month. “We will engrave them with the coat of arms, a shield and two horses,” he is reported by The Independent as saying.
I shall leave you, our dear readers to comment on this bit of news. But do head over to The Independent to read the full story: Yours for up to £50,000: The REAL gold iPhone 5S outshining Apple’s new release. Toodles!
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