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February 18, 2013

Polytron Technologies plans to unveil a see-through smartphone

The phone will feature a touchscreen on both sides of the device.

By CBR Staff Writer

Taiwan based, Polytron Technologies is reportedly developing a transparent mobile phone which the company plans to release by the end of the year.

Polytron said that the prototype uses a ‘Switchable Glass’ technology and features a touchscreen on both sides of the device.

The phone has Switchable Glass technology which uses conductive Organic light-emitting diode (OLED) turns uses liquid crystal molecules to display images, according to the Dailymail.

Transparent wires will be used to transmi electric currents while the company is planning to develop a smaller lithium ion battery which will be less visible.

Some components like the SD card, SIM card, microphone and camera will not be transparent and they will be hidden behind a dark glass cover

When the phone is switched off it takes on a foam-like colour and when switched on it will show text, icons and other images.

Polytron general manager, Sam Yu told the Daily Mail ‘It will happen near the end of 2013. Trust me.’

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