Samsung

The prize pot comes in at a mouth-watering $800,000, which will be split amongst the various winners. But as well as a juicy jackpot to motivate the developers, the winners will also receive a variety of promotional benefits and the chance to pitch their app to Samsung Venture Investment after the prize ceremony.

goldgenie-s4

Goldgenie, a company that seems to enjoy the midas touch, is offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 draped in a variety of precious metals. You can get the handset in gold, platinum, or rose gold. Would you really want a gold phone?