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Impossibly Transparent iPhone 6 Concept Still Captivates

Posted by Michael Nace under iPhone 6 Opinion on Saturday Apr 20, 2013

transparent iphone 6

A subset of the iPhone community yearns for an iPhone 6 with a clear, holographic screen, in spite of the fact that the design is completely impossible and offers no practical function.

In the absence of any real iPhone 6 news to speak of, it gives us a chance to take a look at some of the more recent conceptualizations for the iPhone 6, and whether or not there is any possibility that they will materialize on the real iPhone 6 in 2014. The other day, we explored a recent conceptualization of the iPhone 6 with a wraparound AMOLED screen on both sides of the device — a striking design, no doubt, but almost completely lacking in function.

Another “new” set of concept photos depicts the iPhone 6 with a completely transparent screen [pictured above]. I put the term “new” in quotes, since this idea is actually as old as the hills — I remember seeing similar renderings in early 2011. Whether new or not, does the transparent-screened iPhone 6 offer us a glimpse into the future of the iPhone, or is it simply sic-fi? Read More