Hands-On with the RED Hydrogen One $1,200 Holographic Smartphone, by Will Nicholls

Video by Marques Brownlee

At the beginning of last month, cinematic camera manufacturer RED announced that its very first smartphone, the RED Hydrogen One, was in production. In this 6-minute video, tech reviewer Marques Brownlee takes a look at a couple of prototypes of the new RED smartphone which the company sent him exclusively to check out.

Hands-on the RED Hydrogen prototype. Image credit: Marques Brownlee

One prototype showed the phone at the final size they hope for, and the other shows more parts of it actually working but is larger in size. The aesthetics are unique: it has grips on the edges, giving it a “rugged look”, which is great if you find you’re constantly dropping your phone.

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