Is the New Solarin Phone Worth the $17,000 Price?

First look at the $17,000 Solarin smart phone via CNN.com

First look at the $17,000 Solarin smart phone
via CNN.com

This $17,000 Android smartphone claims to be the ultimate in personal security via The Daily Dot

This $17,000 Android smartphone claims to be the ultimate in personal security
via The Daily Dot

THE BASICS: CNN’s Maureen O’Hare explains the high-end features that justify the phone’s cost, where as AJ Dellinger of The Daily Dot says the phone has been superfluously advertised and is only attractive to a niche audience.