Looking like a regular smartphone wearing an H.R. Giger-inspired heavy-duty case, the Red Hydrogen phone is now one step closer to landing in the eager hands of its target demographic (which, we’re assuming, is ‘Hollywood cinematographers and cashed-up leather fetishists’), with the first official photos of the device having finally been revealed. “Up to now we have mostly posted renders. Time for some actual photos of HYDROGEN,” said Red founder Jim Jannard, who published the images on Red’s forum H4Vuser.net overnight. The Hydrogen is adorned with unique undulating edges and ridged finger indents along its sides, a “4V” holographic display that’s said to be impossible to describe with mere words, and a next-level camera which is capable of shooting in 2D, 3D and the company’s proprietary H4V (Red Hydrogen 4-View) format. The phone’s modular design and exposed pogo pin connectors will also allow users to snap on accessories, like with the Moto Z and Moto Z2 Force, including an extra large camera sensor. Image 1 of 6Photos courtesy of H4Vuser.net Image 2 of 6Photos courtesy of H4Vuser.net Image 3 of 6Photos courtesy of H4Vuser.net Image 4 of 6Photos courtesy of H4Vuser.net Image 5 of 6Photos courtesy of H4Vuser.net Image 6 of 6Photos courtesy of H4Vuser.net The Red Hydrogen will be available to purchase from US carriers AT&T, Verizon and Telcel for $1,295 (around £1,011 / AU$1,786) from November 2, 2018 (just in time for awards season). If you were lucky enough to nab one before pre-orders closed, you’ll get the… [Read full story]
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