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Samsung Introduces a Swarovski Smartphone That’ll Be Worth Stealing

Smartphone theft is on the rise and there seems to be no end in sight given recent failure by the California legislature to pass a Kill-Switch law. The bill would have required all smartphone manufacturers to install disabling software onto mobile hardware to render them useless if stolen. Naturally, Samsung Korea thought the best solution was to introduce a phone studded in Swarovski crystals. At least that way, it’s worth more than the phone it’s garnishing.

This comes as no surprise since we’ve seen designers making jewelry into smart devices – why not do the same for phones? If only I could spare the change…

via Gizmodo

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