Glasses-free holographic phone will be out in 2018 Ifeanyi Amadi July 6, 2017 Fun, Tech RED, the company that makes professional digital cameras for shooting Hollywood movies, is making a “holographic” phone called the Hydrogen. The company is touting the Hydrogen as the “world’s first holographic media machine” and says it doesn’t require glasses to see the supposed holograms. The 5.7-inch phone runs Android, and pre-orders are available in two tiers: It costs $1,595 for the “Titanium” high-end version and $1,195 for the “Aluminum” slightly lower-end version. The phone ships in Q1 2018. According to RED’s announcement, the Hydrogen has a “professional hydrogen holographic display,” which “seamlessly switches between traditional 2D content, 3D content, and interactive games.” The screen is, according to the company, capable of displaying “holographic RED Hydrogen 4-View content (H4V),” “stereo 3D content” and “2D/3D VR, AR (augmented reality) and MR (mixed reality).” High-quality audio is another feature to drool over, with a special algorithm that can reportedly convert stereo sound into 5.1 surround sound. And that’s basically it. We have no idea what processor it has, or how much storage, or RAM, or anything else about the camera (is there even a selfie camera?). The teaser image clearly shows a headphone jack, USB-C port, and a rather big (and serious) looking camera protruding out of the backside. RED’s website says it’ll have a microSD card slot, though. There’s also a prominent red-colored record button on the side, and what looks like indentations for you to possibly grip the phone. It’s a weird design that’s very industrial-looking just like RED’s cinema cameras. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.