The Red Hydrogen One is out this week: Here’s everything you need to know

Preorders for the telephone with a 3D screen begin shipping Oct. 18.




A standout amongst the most foreseen telephones of 2018 isn’t from Apple, Samsung, Google or any significant telephone producer. It’s the Red Hydrogen One, by film camera organization Red and it’s out this week. As indicated by Red, preorders for the Hydrogen One will begin delivering this Thursday, Oct. 18.

The telephone costs $1,295 (which changes over to about £985 or AU$1,800) for an aluminum adaptation or $1,595 for a titanium rendition – at any rate that is how much preorders cost. To place that in context, a fresh out of the plastic new iPhone XS Max costs $1,099 for a 64GB model or $1,449 for the 512GB rendition. That’s right, the Red costs more than the most costly iPhone ($999 at Sprint).

Read: Red Hydrogen One: Here’s what its photographs resemble

In any case, there is room in the telephone showcase for more costly specialty telephones, particularly ones made by a top of the line camera producer.

You probably won’t be comfortable with Red or its cameras, however in the event that you’ve watched Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, The Hobbit, Straight Outta Compton or practically any Netflix unique show (Stranger Things 2, Jessica Jones), at that point you’ve seen what the organization’s top of the line film cameras are equipped for catching.The Hydrogen One shuns configuration patterns found on other leader telephones. There’s no score, no glass back and the earphone jack is still set up. Where Apple and Samsung organize thin, bended bodies, Red settles on a thicker squared-off body with scalloped edges.

Presumably the most interesting piece of the outline is its 3D screen, which you’d be pardoned for feeling “meh” about, particularly in the event that you perceived how 3D was executed on the Amazon Fire Phone or Nintendo 3DS ($230 at Amazon).

I got the chance to see a model of the telephone a couple of months back and left away past inspired. The Red Hydrogen One telephone has a “holographic” show called 4-View (4V) that gives a without glasses 3D picture. There are double cameras on both the front and back, which can shoot 4V photographs and video. What’s smart here is you can make and offer 4V photographs and recordings on YouTube (with some transformation) or another administration Red is making. You can likewise play computer games in 4V, which, from the demo I saw, can make cell phone gaming all the more engaging.

Red Hydrogen One telephone specs

  • Android
  • Snapdragon 835 processor
  • 6GB of RAM
  • 128GB of capacity
  • 5.7-inch, 2,560×1,440-pixel, 4-View show
  • 4,500-mAh battery
  • Double front and back cameras
  • Backings measured connections, including an updated camera module
  • Charges over USB-C
  • MicroSD card opening for extended capacity
  • Earphone jack
  • Google AR Core
  • Can fill in as a touchscreen screen for Red’s different cameras
  • Accessible in titanium ($1,595) or aluminum ($1,295)

Red Hydrogen One 4-View show

At first what got a significant part of the consideration was the telephone’s “holographic” show. A past exertion at a 3D telephone, the Amazon Fire Phone, utilized four movement following cameras on the front to make its 3D-like involvement. The outcome wasn’t great.



Red is doing things a bit in an unexpected way. The 5.7-inch 2,560×1,440-pixel 4V “holographic” screen is made in organization with the organization Leica and utilizations “Diffractive Lightfield Backlighting” that showcases distinctive pictures and surfaces in various spatial ways to give the presence of profundity. For instance, human skin may reflect light one way while a surface like metal may reflect it in an alternate bearings. It can show content in 3D or 2D.

On the 3D gadget range, the Amazon Fire Phone would be on the awful end. The model of the Hydrogen One telephone I saw would be on the great end. What’s more, the Nintendo 3DS is some place in the middle.

The early model CR saw in May had a working 4V show and it was noteworthy. It’s part multi dimensional image and section 3D. It isn’t so much that the picture floats over the screen, as R2-D2 anticipating Princess Leia in the first Star Wars film. Or maybe the screen had layers of profundity to the picture sort of like the profundity of a proscenium organize gives a play or unrecorded music. Not at all like a 3D film at a motion picture theater, you don’t need to wear glasses.

Red Hydrogen One resembles a bit of camera adapt

The Hydrogen One needs huge numbers of the outline includes broadly consolidated in telephones today. It doesn’t have a glass back, thin temple and jaw and (regardless) an indent. The telephone is brazenly stout and about the measure of an iPhone 8 Plus inside a case.

The sides of the body are scalloped, copying the focal point mount bolt on the organization’s film cameras while the back has vertical edges that resemble the blades of a warmth sink on a hard drive.

The power catch serves as a unique mark sensor and is situated as an afterthought like the first Razer Phone, yet the Hydrogen One’s scalloped edges may make it less demanding to discover than the Razer’s sensor, which sits flush.

The Hydrogen One accompanies 128GB of capacity as a matter of course and will be accessible in an aluminum body that is dark or dim and a titanium demonstrate that is gold shaded. The titanium demonstrate has been postponed on account of assembling entanglements.

Red double cameras on the front and back

There are double 4K cameras on both the front and back that can catch both 2D and 4V photographs and recordings and even communicate “3D” video visits – think 3D Skype or FaceTime.

Red is known for the stunning pictures its film cameras can create, and consequently overwhelming desires the Hydrogen One will be at the highest point of the telephone camera natural pecking order. Red is attempting to pack pictures and recordings not as much as other telephone creators to hold more detail and picture data. I should specify that most lead telephones can take and spare RAW pictures, yet the equivalent can’t be said of video. It will intrigue see what Red can achieve here.

Early photographs taken with an engineer rendition of the telephone by YouTuber Marques Brownlee (MKBHD) look encouraging.

In 2019, Red has guaranteed a film module that will include a bigger picture sensor and a camera mount to the telephone making it the most moderate Red film camera you can purchase.

Red Hydrogen One will be on Verizon and AT&T

In the US, the telephone will be accessible on Verizon and AT&T and Red says that it will bolster Google’s Project Fi cell arrange. As of now, Red hasn’t declared plans for bearer bolster in different nations however the Hydrogen One is reputed to help double SIMs.

Red organizer and CEO Jim Jannard disclosed to CR that when individuals see the presentation they’ll need to purchase the telephone. To make that simpler, Red is working with Verizon and AT&T on one of a kind in-store shows.

“We have little carbon-fiber show units for AT&T and Verizon,” Jannard said in May. “It resembles a little carbon-fiber theater. They will place them in the windows. When you stroll up, you see 4-View content without glasses.”

Include a film camera module or battery

Like Moto’s Z line and the Essential Phone, on the back of the Hydrogen One are a progression of copper sticks that help modules for greater usefulness. Red’s concept of seclusion, be that as it may, is more likened to a fire hose rather than the garden hose mods from Motorola and Essential.

Red will offer a film camera module in 2019 that has a sensor and an exchangeable focal point mount to join focal points from Canon, Nikon, Sony and Leica among others. Such a module would bring Red’s extravagant film imaging inside reach of video specialists and devotees.

An outside screen for VR

Red will dispatch a 8K Red film camera that catches 3D substance and utilizations the Hydrogen One as a screen. The camera is designed for outside the box movie producers, experts and anybody searching for top of the line 3D content catch.

As of now, when you record 3D content, you can’t perceive what it really looks like in 3D except if you wear a VR headset. You’re essentially shooting visually impaired. The Red Hydrogen One telephone’s measured plan gives it a chance to fill in as a 3D viewfinder for the up and coming camera – no headset required.

Red Hydrogen One Houdini version

On Aug. 31, Red held a private gathering. It gave out preproduction tests of the Red Hydrogen One telephone nicknamed “Houdini” to engineers and some fortunate individuals who preordered the telephone.

Houdini denotes another progression forward for the organization in front of the telephone’s November dispatch.

MKBHD distributed the principal unpacking video of the Red Hydrogen One telephone. You can watch his video underneath.



Disregard stereo, it has 3D sound

Things being what they are, the showcase isn’t the main 3D part of the telephone. CNET got the chance to tune in to a demo of the A3D Spatial Surround Audio on a model Hydrogen One back in May. The Hydrogen One can directionally move sound to coordinate what’s going on screen.

Red Hydrogen Network

And after that there’s the Red Hydrogen Network. It’s actually what it sounds like: An administration to share and view motion pictures, shows, diversions and unique substance made or adjusted for the telephone’s 4V show.

The demo CNET saw appeared to be a cross between the iTunes store and YouTube for 3D content. However, we’ll need to look at it once it’s formally propelled. We’re eager to get our hands on a telephone to test. Meanwhile, we’ll continue refreshing this story as new points of interest are uncovered.

Initially distributed Aug. 1, 2017.

Refresh, Oct. 17, 2018: Added most recent subtle elements.

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