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Most Expensive Technology Only the Rich Can Afford

VPI Classic Direct Turntable 

If music is your passion, and you have over $30,000 sitting around in your bank account, then you need to buy the VPI Classic Direct Turntable. Even though it’s something only the rich can afford, it’s one of the best turntables in the world.

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The 65-pound record player eliminates nearly all audio resonance. Its plinths are made of aluminum and steel, which are some of the highest quality material you can get. It looks like your at-home DJ parties got a lot more interesting  (Mashable).

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Yalos Diamond TV

Why keep diamonds limited to your ears and fingers? With the Yalos Diamond TV, you can have diamonds sprawled across your television. This television costs $140k USD, and is 103 inches long. Not only does it take technology to an entirely new level, but design, too. They don’t measure this television by inches, but by carats.

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The television has a total of 20 carats of white gold. That’s more than most of us will ever see in our lifetime. It resembles more of a jewelry box than a television, since its diamonds are along the outside frame. This is a television only the rich can afford (passionbuz). 

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Christie Roadie Projector

Treating yourself to a nice movie, glass of wine, and delicious dinner is one of the best ways to spend a Friday night. Usually, we settle for our flat screen TV or Netflix on our laptop. It could get a lot more interesting, though, if you have $140,000 lying around. With that money, you could buy the Christie Roadie Projector.

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It plays video in 4K, at 60 frames per second. Because of its quality, it gives viewers a premium movie experience, something we would usually never get solely from our living room. To go a step further, you could also purchase a wickedly expensive television, which could cost over $2,000. Too bad these are things only the rich can afford (Mashable).

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Macbook Air Supreme Platinum Edition

For a whopping $500,000, you can own the Mackbook Air Supreme Platinum Edition. We’re not sure we’d want to spend more than $1,000 on a new laptop, but it’s nice to dream. Apple products are some of the priciest products in the world, so it comes as no surprise that this laptop is an Apple product.

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This laptop in particular is made using platinum and weighs 7kg. Even though it’s missing the diamonds and sapphire that many other laptops have, it still costs an absurd amount of money. This is a laptop you’d never want leaving your house because of how much it costs (Times of India). 

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iPad 2 Gold History Edition

For $7.8 million, you could own a piece of technology that’s made of bone shavings from a 65-million year old T-Rex. But that’s not all this iPad has to offer. The front frame is made of the world’s oldest rock, Ammolite, which dates back 75 million years. It doesn’t even stop there.

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Lastly, the device comes with 53 12.5 carat diamonds and logo is crafted from 24-carat gold. You have to be careful owning this device, since if someone stole it or dropped it, that’s millions of dollars down the toilet. We’re not sure we’d trust ourselves to own such a device, which is why it’s something only the rich can afford (The Second Angle).

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Hart Audio D&W Aural Pleasure Loudspeakers

Priced at $4.7 million, you could seriously step up your living room party game. There’s a fine line between pleasure and the human listening experience, which is exactly what you’ll get with these speakers. The bronze version of the speakers cost $63,000 per pair and the silver version costs $300,000.

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Each speaker took over 200 hours to construct, which is part of the reason they’re so pricey. These speakers are all about the bass, so it might be a good idea to invest in one of these speakers. You never know what they’ll be worth in several decades (The Second Angle).

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Diamond BlackBerry Amosu Curva 

For $240,000, you could get this limited edition BlackBerry that only the rich can afford. Why put down money for a new house, when you could own a brand new phone? There are 4,459 diamonds on the phone, which totals 28-carats.

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Because of its 18-carat gold body, the phone also comes with a complimentary concierge service. This BlackBerry will certainly make you stand out from the crowd. Maybe all those phone calls you used to dread having to do for work will get a lot more fun (The Second Angle).

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Vertu Signature Cobra

Apparently, customers who purchased this phone received their delivery via helicopter. It’s like something from an action movie, but instead of a hero fighting crime, it’s a cell phone delivery.

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That beats going to the store and choosing a phone from a glass display. Its signature feature, a cobra, is made of 439 rubies and emerald snake eyes. The phone cost over $360,000, and only eight units were made in the entire world. Even though it’s a unique piece of technology to own, it doesn’t seem like it’s worth it (Luxuo).

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Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 90 Speaker 

Priced at nearly $80,000, these speakers are a duo that only the rich can afford. There are 18 “state-of-the-art” loudspeaker drivers and are a quirky duo that definitely had its design in mind. The speaker’s exteriors are curved, much like a piece of furniture.

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They were constructed by a Danish audio company, and, according to them, is said to be “a culmination of our wildest dreams.” They’re part of our wildest dreams, too, since they’re something we’ll never be able to afford (Luxuo).

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Richard Mille RM 69

We know at least one celebrity that adores this watch, and it’s Drake. This watch costs as much as a house. It sells for $750,000. That’s a lot of zeros. It’s semi-transparent and has the words “I Want to Caress You Tonight” on the top. It looks like a watch from the Terminator, because of its very robotic style.

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We’re not sure we’d want to spend even as much as $50 on this watch. But it looks like there are some rich people out there who can afford to spend a lot more than that. Drake must have a lot of confidence being able to walk around and wear a watch with this quote on it. This isn’t something most of us will ever see ourselves doing, but it’s fascinating that there are people out there who do this (The Richest).

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Jarre iPod and iPad Docks

If you have the money, you might want to check out the world’s tallest iPod dock. These stellar pieces of technology go for over $500,000. They’re available in three different colors, so you’ll get to choose one that fits your liking. With an output of 10,000, these speakers will take you on a sound journey you’ve never been on before.

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Luckily, it’s compatible with all devices, so you don’t need a specific phone or iPad to use it. They were created by Jean Michael Jarre and reach eleven feet high, which is twice as tall as most humans (CEO World). 

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Poison Dart Frog Watch

This watch sells for more than $100,000, and for good reason. Its features include 18k gold screws and a 22k gold-rotor frame. The Swiss company successfully managed to make a unique watch that can tell time from many different angles.

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Apparently, we need to be able to tell time from more angles than one. If you’re a flashy hot shot and like showing off, then this watch may be just for you. Since only the rich can afford this one, the rest of us need to stick to our Walmart watches (CEO World).

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201 Carat Chopard Watch

If you’ve ever wanted to own a watch that costs $25 million, then now is your chance. We’re not sure who has that kind of money lying around, and why they would spend it on a watch, but apparently it happens. Even though only extremely wealthy people can afford this watch, it’s still nice to look at and pretend we can own it, too. It was launched in the year 2000 and made in Switzerland.

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What makes it so expensive is the 874 high-grade diamonds that are all different colors, of blue, white, and pink. A pink diamond sits in the middle of the watch and weighs over 15 carats. There are also 26 pear-shaped diamonds that weigh over 17 carats. When pressed, a spring-loaded mechanism exposes three heart-shaped stones that open like flower petals (passionbuz).

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Segway S-Pod 

This self-balancing vehicle is one way to get around while fully relaxing. All you have to do is turn the knob to navigate the streets in style. Unfortunately, this futuristic pod is something only the rich can afford. It has a center of gravity control system, so you don’t have to worry about suddenly toppling over.

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Walking is so overrated, because now, you get to explore in egg-shaped style. This certainly saves walking around a city for hours on end, or relying on public transportation to get around. If it’s a beautiful, sunny day, and you own a Segway S-pod, then why not take it for a spin? These are the inventions of the future (passionbuz).

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Dark Knight Home Theatre 

After watching Batman, there might’ve been a part of you that wished you could relive every part of the movie again and again. Fortunately, it’s possible with a Dark Knight home theater, but unfortunately, this is a high-tech gadget only the rich can afford.

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The entire theater costs over $2 million. It comes with a 180-inch screen TV, elevators, cave-like walls, a grandfather clock, gargoyles, and a bat symbol. To top it all off, there’s a 30-foot hidden exit that goes through a tunnel. Talk about being Batman’s biggest fan (passionbuz).

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Wrensilva M1 Wooden Record Console

Premium sound quality comes at a cost, and that cost is $10,999. This record console is beautiful to look at, and the luxurious wooded design comes with six listening modes. It’s exactly what the artist intended when they built this console for design and quality.

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If you’ve ever wanted a statement piece for your living room, then this piece of technology is exactly what you need. One day, maybe it’ll be something you can afford (The Gadget Flow).

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Bowers & Wilkins Nautilus Loudspeaker

It seems like speakers are getting more and more expensive as time moves on. The Bowers & Wilkins speaker has a museum-worthy design with damping tubes and a slick look. It costs a whopping $60,000 to own a pair of these speakers. The curved tubes enhance the sound with a rich, vibrating bass that’ll send the music to your soul.

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This is something only rich people can afford, so it looks like we’ll stick to our tiny speakers until we have enough saved up. Even then, we’re not sure we’d want to spend that kind of money on these speakers (The Gadget Flow).

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Camael Diamonds iPad

Everyone dreams of wearing a diamond ring one day. Typically, it happens when we get married, but sometimes, it happens a lot sooner. If you’re rich, you can afford this $1.2 million iPad. It’s crafted with 300-carat diamonds and 18-carat gold. The Apple logo is made with black diamonds. It’s almost better than a diamond ring, since you’re getting a variety of diamonds in one place.

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Similarly to the laptop, this is a piece of technology we wouldn’t want leaving our house. It weighs over a kilogram, which means it’s heavier than most other laptops. This is best left on display, from the safety of our living room (The Times of India). 

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