Gold Standard

Caviar, the headline-gathering company behind the gold-plated iPhones with the likeness of both Putin and Trump, is back with the world’s coolest iPhoneX solar charger: The Tesla.
Text by Ryan Jarrell | August 29, 2018 | Luxury

What do you get for the iPhone lover who has everything? How about a Gold Plated Limited Edition Tesla Solar Charger for their precious device…for the bargain price of $4,900?! At first glance, the charger appears to be permanently affixed to the phone, which would be quite a commitment. In reality, Russian brand Caviar has created a cleverly designed separate case where the large solar panel on the back feeds into a dedicated battery which in turn can be used to charge the iPhone X’s battery with the press of the power button on the back. The shock-resistant solar panel is surrounded by a fashionable yet rugged carbon fiber case with lavish gold accents on the rear that is reported to offer IP67 resistance to water and dust. It does increase the phone thickness minimally, going from the original 7.7 mm to 16.2 mm and turning the rear camera bump into a recess. Nevertheless, the numbered limited edition of 999 is expected to be snapped up almost immediately;