Similar to this gold BBQ grill, the “Golden Buddha Phone” is covered with 24K gold, pearl powder lacquer, and jade. It’s available now in China, but unfortunately, runs a closed-source operating systems, so you can’t install your own apps. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Although the iPhone or Blackberry seem like better choices from a technological and financial point of view, neither of them offers a virtual prayer room. Unfortunately the Golden Buddha Phone is compatible with GSM on only two frequencies: 900Mhz and 1800Mhz, so it won’t work in the USA, Canada or Mexico.

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