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Japan’s X-Ray phone is see-through, safe-for-airports

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You're looking at the glorious, retro, super-expensive (I assume) X-Ray Phone from a Japanese cell phone company. With rumors of 3D phones heating up, it seems surprising that a manufacturer would go through a see-through gimmick that makes a device look like it's pre-1980's car phone, but that's Japan for ya… always stumping us.

Engadget has the scoop: 

Crafted by Tokujin Yoshioka, it's a high-end Japanese clamshell with a 1-Seg TV tuner, NFC payments, and an 8 megapixel camera — you know, the usual — but with a translucent case (also available in blue and black) that leaves nothing to the imagination. There's a QSD8650 CDMA-ready Snapdragon in there, a GSM radio as well, a 7 x 102 pixel LED scrolling sub-display to display alerts and notifications, plus all the requisite chips and wires beautifully laid out. [Engadget] 

We wonder if it has x-ray capabilities, as well. We would love to be able to turn the tables on the TSA employees who give us the dreaded full-naked-body scan