The transparent touchscreen prototype can be operated from both sides of the screen, according to reports.
THESE days, specifications and aesthetics are not the only areas that smartphone makers compete in - some go the extra mile for that "wow" factor.
NTT DoCoMo recently unveiled a transparent-touchscreen prototype smartphone that will be operable from both sides of the screen, gadget blog Ubergizmo reported.
The see-through screen allows multi-touch gestures on both the front and the back of the display.
This would enable "more accurate and more complex gestures", as shown in a demonstration of a Rubik's Cube app, according to Ubergizmo.
One shortcoming of such a screen, however, is that when used outdoors in the sunlight, viewing could become a challenge.
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