A device called Concept One will provide glass cladding with technology that comes to us from the automotive world - as befits a product developed in collaboration with engineers from McLaren
Recently, it seems that the smart device manufacturers from China have taken the initiative when it comes to the application and implementation of new technologies in the field - and it seems that OnePlus Ready to join the trend itself with a unique model that will be on display in just a few days at the CES show in Las Vegas.
Young teaser official teasers announce the unveiling of a device that meets Concept One, and will be the most significant trend change in its product line since the days ofOnePlus One that started it all - a device with limited availability that can be very expensive and prestigious and is designed to display technical features that we have not yet encountered in any other product.
Initial estimates predicted a OnePlus folding screen device, but now story Wired online magazine reveals that this is a device with a standard configuration but with a special design on the back that will include glass cladding with electrochromic technology above the photo array - a dedicated structure that can change its physical properties (degree of transparency or opacity in this case) depending on electric current transmitted through it. In other words, the Concept One will be the first product on the smartphone market with an array of "disappearing cameras" that are sealed behind the glass cladding by default and are exposed to the world and the user's eyes only when the photo application is activated.
It's not clear how useful this feature will be (it may well be useful for a selfie camera with a visible opaque cover at any given time when not in use), but it's exciting to see unusual and unexpected attempts to innovate and surprise in the field - by a company so far focused on following trends Leading sellers and provide them to consumers at the most affordable price possible.
Sketches of the intended smartphone look - with a middle part with futuristic electrochromic glass, something that can be found today in luxury vehicles and prototypes of semi-transparent TVs
What more surprises for theOnePlus Concept One? During this week we will find out - and we will make sure to provide the answer for you as well, of course.