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Gresso History

Gresso is an industry leader in the high-tech engineering and design of luxury smartphones and accessories. The Gresso Company is trademarked in Switzerland and launched its first collection in 2007.
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2000
May
Avangarde Collection Launched
Gresso released its first limited edition phone collection. Gresso Avantgarde is the first mobile phone crafted from 200-year-old African blackwood with 18k gold details.
Avangarde Collection Launched
July
Avantgarde Collection Presented in Forbes
In an article recognizing the growing global luxury technology market, Forbes magazine included Gresso Avantgarde in its list of the world's top 10 most expensive mobile phones.
Avantgarde Collection Presented in Forbes
January
USB Flash Enigma Collection Launched
Gresso introduced its USB Flash Enigma Collection. Enigma was the world's first flashcard with 192GB of storage space. The collection was crafted from 200-year-old African blackwood and decorated with an array of colored diamonds set in 18K yellow or white gold.
USB Flash Enigma Collection Launched
March
USB Flash Pandora Collection Launched
Launching the USB Flash Pandora collection, Gresso introduced the only device protected by fingerprint scanning technology. The collection was handmade from 200-year-old African blackwood, and accented with 18K yellow gold, as well as an array of diamonds.
USB Flash Pandora Collection Launched
August
Grand Monaco Collection
Inspired by the glamour and extravagance of Formula 1 racing, Gresso designed the Grand Monaco Collection. The phone featured a titanium body with ceramic coating and carbon fiber inserts, as well as an innovative flat keyboard.
Grand Monaco Collection
November
Grand Wind Skeleton Watch Collection
Grand Wind Skeleton Collection was Gresso’s debut on the luxury watch market. Our engineering team designed a never-before-seen rotor, which was placed on the face of the timepiece and crafted from 18k gold, allowing you to see the internal mechanisms of the watch. The timepiece featured a 45 mm casing made of 18K gold, as well as a premium strap crafted from crocodile leather.
Grand Wind Skeleton Watch Collection
February
Avantgarde Skeleton Collection
The first phone with a back panel crafted with transparent sapphire glass, the Skeleton collection allowed you to see the internal mechanisms of the device. The main body of the phone was engineered from titanium and finished with a high-tech ceramic coating.
Avantgarde Skeleton Collection
March
Lady Diamond Collection
The ultra-exclusive, limited edition Lady Diamond was released with only eight pieces available in the collection. Each key was crafted from of 18K gold, and the navigation keys were embellished with 18k gold and inlaid with four white diamonds, totaling 0.44 carats.
Lady Diamond Collection
May
World Time Collection
The World Time collection was the first phone featuring an international multi-time zone display. Six independent Swiss clock mechanisms were featured in one phone, with a power reserve of 10 years. The transparent back panel displayed the local time of five global business centers: Tokyo, Moscow, Paris, London and New York.
World Time Collection
August
Grand Premiere Collection
At $1 million, Gresso’s Grand Premiere is the most expensive phone in the history of the company. Unlike other gold plated phones on the market, the entire body was constructed from 18k gold, for an ultra-exclusive mobile phone.
Grand Premiere Collection
November
Luxor Jackpot Collection
Emulating the radiant style of ancient Egypt, the Luxor Jackpot collection distinguished itself from other devices with its abundance of luxury materials, including 200-year-old African blackwood, sapphire crystal and 18k gold.
Luxor Jackpot Collection
April
Regal Collection
The Regal collection introduced one of Gresso’s iconic techniques and design concepts for the first time. Crafted from a single piece of titanium, the body was engineered using a high-tech CNC machining technique. Steel keys accented the sleek body, giving the piece an elegant style.
Regal Collection
December
Cruiser Collection
Gresso’s Cruiser Phones featured a durable titanium body, with front and back panels crafted from tempered glass, and a steel keyboard. Every piece was individually assembled by our expert craftsman.
Cruiser Collection
March
Titanium Cases for iPhone 5
The first collection made for iPhone 5, Gresso’s unique luxury case featured our patented magnetic lock system. With a titanium body, accented with 18k gold details, the case is meticulously designed for secure protection and an upgraded luxury experience.
Titanium Cases for iPhone 5
December
Radical collection
The Radical collection was Gresso’s first smartphone collection. Featuring Android OS technology, the Radical collection expanded Gresso’s mobile assortment from their iconic feature phones, and introduced a new luxury experience to the smartphone market.
Radical collection
MARCH
Radical Black Edition
After the success of the original Gresso Radical Collection, we launched the limited edition Gresso Radical Black Edition – with only 100 pieces available. The phone featured a rich black color and the front panel was accented with an 18K gold or titanium logo.
Radical Black Edition
APRIL
Azimuth Collection
Gresso’s Azimuth collection was the first luxury phone with dual-SIM technology and offered a luxury alternative for those seeking a premium feature phone. The body is crafted from titanium with a steel keyboard and a 18K white gold Gresso logo on the front panel.
Azimuth Collection
OCTOBER
iPhone 6 Titanium Case Collection
With the release of Apple’s newest iPhone model, Gresso presented its newest collection of titanium cases for iPhone 6. Due to the impact-resistant titanium back panel, the case protects the phone from damage and keeps the device from bending. Our innovative magnetic locking mechanism secures the iPhone inside the case with easy access to all ports.
iPhone 6 Titanium Case Collection
JANUARY
Smartphone collection Regal
Gresso released an ultra-slim luxury smartphone featuring Android OS technology. The Gresso Regal collection’s innovative design fuses luxury materials and cutting edge technology without eliminating a slim, modern style. Only 8.8 mm thick, it is the slimmest luxury smartphone available.
Smartphone collection Regal
MARCH
iPhone 6 by Gresso Collection
iPhone 6 by Gresso is the company’s first collection of the iconic smartphone with Apple iOS technology. Crafted from titanium, our designs specifically improved on the standard iPhone 6 model, which was known to bend. By reinforcing the aluminum body with titanium, Gresso protected the device with luxury style.
iPhone 6 by Gresso Collection
October
Gresso Black Diamond Collection
Gresso launched the exclusive Black Diamond collection for those seeking an ultra-luxury iPhone 7 experience. With a black titanium body, the phone is embellished with 1,450 black diamonds, totaling 102 carats, and accented with 10g of 18k gold. There are only 3 pieces available.
Gresso Black Diamond Collection
September
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus by Gresso
The Gresso iPhone 7/7 Plus collection provides Apple enthusiasts an upgraded luxury experience by strengthening the standard iPhone aluminum body with titanium plating. A premium 18k gold or titanium insert also accents the back panel for a final luxury detail.
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus by Gresso
May
Meridian Collection
Designed as a sophisticated addition to multifunctional smartphones, Gresso Meridian has an iconic, classic style with dual-SIM technology. This collection is the epitome of simple luxury design with a golden keyboard and a logo made of 18k gold.
Meridian Collection
March
DIVA Collection
As part of our iPhone 6 assortment, Gresso’s Diva collection sought to offer a feminine touch to our designs. Exquisitely styled with inlaid white diamonds and tasteful engraving, this collection offered a luxury alternative to female executives looking for a superior mobile device.
DIVA Collection