$7.9 million iPad 2 now for sale

Device is encrusted in gold, diamonds, features world's oldest stone, plus dinosaur bone

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$7.9 million iPad 2 now for sale The world's most expensive gadget, a $7.95 million iPad 2 is now being sold by luxury goods retailer Stuart Hughes.
By  Georgina Enzer Published  November 3, 2011

The world's most expensive gadget, a customised iPad encrusted with gold, diamonds and shavings of Tyrannosaurus Rex bone, is now on sale at luxury goods retailer, Stuart Hughes for $7.95 million.

The iPad 2 is spread with 12.5-carat diamonds and has 53 separate gems forming the Apple logo and the back section has been formed in 24-carat gold and weighs two kilogrammes.

The main front frame forms the most expensive part of the luxury device, it is made of the world's oldest rock, Ammolite, which was sourced from Canada and is over 75 million years old.

In addition to this, 57 grammes of the thigh bone of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, one of the most feared dinosaurs, is said to have been shaved into the stone.

But it does not end there, the final piece of the design features a single-cut 8.5-carat flawless diamond inlaid in platinum surrounded by 12 satellite gems.

One of the two limited edition devices has already allegedly been sold to an anonymous buyer. Stuart Hughes has previously been known for creating a $349,847.66 Macbook Air and a diamond and platinum iPhone costing $33,387.36.

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