Gold-Plated Phone Planned for Olympics

Jul 18, 2007
Gold-Plated Phone Planned for Olympics (AP)
Samsung Electronics Co. unveils a special 18-carat gold-plated mobile phone in commemoration of next year's Beijing Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, July 13, 2007. The company, the world's third-largest manufacturer of mobile phones, has yet to set a price or decide a launch date for the device, dubbed the P318, said Samsung. (AP Photo/ Yonhap)

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. will make a special 18-carat gold-plated mobile phone in China to mark next year's Olympics in Beijing.



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