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This article was published on April 27, 2017

This transparent Samsung Galaxy S8 is a thing of beauty

This transparent Samsung Galaxy S8 is a thing of beauty
Napier Lopez
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Napier Lopez is a writer based in New York City. He's interested in all things tech, science, and photography related, and likes to yo-yo in Napier Lopez is a writer based in New York City. He's interested in all things tech, science, and photography related, and likes to yo-yo in his free time. Follow him on Twitter.

I miss the days of transparent gadgets; my clear GameBoy Color was a prized possession. Apparently, YouTuber JerryRigEverything misses those days too, because he just painstakingly turned his Samsung Galaxy S8 into a gorgeous piece of transparent gadgetry.

The DIY project isn’t exactly easy, involving paint thinner, lots of scraping, peeling, and even cutting off a few internal components, but I suppose that’s the price you pay for this kind of beauty. Needless to say, if you want to give it a try, you’ll be voiding your warranty.

Check the whole thing out here:

Seriously though, why don’t more companies do this anymore? I bet they’d sell like hotcakes – just look at the comments below the video. Get on it, Samsung.

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