Marques Brownlee (MKBHD) was invited to unbox an limited edition unit of the $1,200 RED Hydrogen One smartphone, called the “Houdini,” ahead of the handset’s official October launch. No official technical specifications have been announced yet, but we do know that it features modular parts (swappable batteries, cameras, etc.) and has a unique ‘holographic’ display. Continue reading for another video and more information.
“As you can see in the video above, there’s not a lot to unbox in this early Houdini model — there’s a thank-you card, a very fancy medallion and the phone itself, but it’s neat to see that the power adapter also includes the same scalloped edges as the phone. MKBHD’s video also shows off port placement and gives us a better idea of how the phone’s buttons and fingerprint sensor fit into those scalloped edges too, as well as a few of Red’s included apps,” according to CNET.