We’ve been ready for RED’s first foray into cell — the Hydrogen One cellphone — since final summer time, and after a number of launch date pushes, the corporate has another. Firm founder Jim Jannard mentioned in a discussion board publish this week that the cellphone will miss its summer time launch date.
The cellphone’s service launch date (via AT&T, Verizon, and Telcel in Mexico) is now set for November 2nd. Preorders ought to ship on October ninth, Jannard says. The black aluminum colour will ship first and the titanium shortly thereafter.
After all, these are simply Jannard’s said dates, and as we’ve come to see with this cellphone, there’s no assure that it received’t be delayed even additional. However Jannard sounds optimistic and says the maintain up is said to certification points.
This week’s discussion board publish additionally contains some particulars a few developer mannequin of the cellphone that’ll be obtainable on August 31st. Preorder customers can request a unit and take a look at it for the corporate, though Jannard units some severe floor guidelines for utilizing it. Testers can not disassemble it; they’ll solely publish “good photos” from the digicam; and they’re solely allowed to say “good issues.” Jannard says that “posting about bugs, drawback or points shouldn’t be cool.” Good luck with the cellphone!