$1200 RED Hydrogen One Smartphone Revealed – All You Need To Know

RED has unveiled its first massive, ruggedly-built smartphone. The new RED Hydrogen One comes with a huge price tag of $1200. RED is known for making world-class digital cameras and sensors used in most modern movies and TV productions. The brand currently offers the highest resolution sensor (RED HELIUM 8K S35 WEAPON Brain) that can record 8K videos at 60fps. The Hydrogen One comes with a dual-camera setup and 3D holographic display. How much power is RED planning to put in your pocket? Read more to find about RED Hydrogen One Price in India, Specifications, and Features

RED Hydrogen One

Price and Availability

Price $1200 (approx Rs 76,400)

The RED Hydrogen One is priced at $1200 (approx Rs 76,400) for an aluminium-body variant. There is also a titanium-body variant which comes at $1,600. This is the first smartphone by RED.

The smartphone has not provided any launch date. As of now, the company has only revealed a few different prototypes of the phone. There might be some changes in the final smartphone. RED seems to be creating a hype for the upcoming device by revealing details. It is expected to have a working prototype unit within the next 30–45 days.

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Processor Unspecified
RAM Unspecified
Internal Storage Unspecified
Display 5.7-inch, holographic display
OS Android
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual Cameras
Front Camera Unspecified
Battery Unspecified
Dual SIM (Hybrid) Unspecified

The RED Hydrogen One sports a 5.7-inch holographic display which offers a glassless 3D experience. You can even look around objects in a scene. Similar technology was offered by Nintendo 3D series of handheld consoles. The company has not revealed any hardware details as yet.

Unfortunately, the company has not revealed any details of the camera system apart from a dual-lens camera. However, RED claims that the final smartphone will be on par with every other camera in the market.

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  • Dual-lens camera
  • Holographic display
  • Modular concept
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack

The new hi-tech device is quite large and thick compared to current flagships. The well-protected handset comes with contoured edges for better grip. It even features bulletproof Kevlar on the back. The fingerprint sensor is embedded in the power button (placed on the right side). There is also a dedicated button for video recording. Connectivity options on the device include USB Type-C and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. The speaker grilles are located on the front.

The back of the phone features several contact points at the bottom which can be used to attach various modules. Most likely the RED handset will allow you to add lenses and accessories to offer competitive image/ video quality. The smartphone might even work as part of a larger professional rig. The holographic display can also offer 3D look to even 2D videos.

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The RED Hydrogen One sounds like a beast of a smartphone with features like glasses-free 3D and modular concept. However, we will have to wait for a working device to get a realistic idea of its abilities. Despite next-gen features, the upcoming smartphone comes with a bulky body and huge price tag. RED plans use the hi-tech device as the base for a larger modular camera system. Are you excited about the upcoming RED Hydrogen One smartphone? Let us know in the comments section below.

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