Tag Heuer Link

Last updated: Jun 28th, 2011.

Luxury watch makers seem to have a thing for making particularly gaudy Android handsets, and Tag Heuer doesn't disappoint with their first smartphone. The €4,700 (about $6,700) Tag Heuer Link comes with Android 2.2, a 3.5-inch display, 5MP camera, and 256MB of internal storage. Also included is an 8GB microSD card and 1400mAh battery.

What you’re really paying for, though, is the case made of a selection of materials including steel, 18K rose gold, titanium, leather, alligator skin, and rubber. Did we mention alligator skin? And diamond accents? It might not be the most powerful Android handset, but that's not why you buy a phone like the Link. This one's all about showing off the bling.

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Tag Heuer Introduces the Link: A $6,700 Android Monstrosity Clad in Aligator Skin

Luxury watch makers seem to have a thing for making particularly gaudy Android handsets. Take Ulysse Nardin, makers of the Chairman handset. They clad their handset in your choice of precious metals and priced it at $50,000. The Tag Heuer Link, on the other hand, seems like a bargain comparatively. For €4,700 (about $6,700), you get …