The reason for the RED Hydrogen One phone's delays has been that the company is awaiting certification for major USA carriers.More news: PayPal to buy Square competitor iZettle for $2.2B
AT&T calls the unreleased handset's 4-view holographic display "even better than 3D", while Verizon bills the groundbreaking technology as that thing "3D always wished it was, and without the glasses".
When RED announced the Hydrogen One project in August, 2017, designers were unsure if any wireless carriers would be interested in the device. Given that the phone is launching on both a CDMA and GSM carrier bodes well for its compatibility overseas, but it's hard to say if Red will retain the ability to sell the phone unlocked through its own channels. "You have to hold it in your hands and experience it yourself to understand why this is such a mobile game changer", Brian Higgins, vice president of device and consumer product marketing for Verizon, said in a statement. In addition to the new smartphone, the company behind the smartphone will launch the HYDROGEN network, an exclusive network of channels with 4-View content. "A phone like this deserves the best network in the country, which is why we can't wait to bring it to Verizon customers later this year". Studios between June 2 and 3 as part of AT&T Shape. RED is no longer taking pre-orders, which had been priced at $1295 for an aluminum version and $1595 for a titanium model.
Red is slowly but surely releasing more details about its upcoming smartphone, the Hydrogen One.