Check out this entirely transparent Galaxy S9 rear mod

Granted, iFixit just tore the Galaxy S9 apart, and found it hard to repair because of the copious amounts of adhesive holding it all together, but if you have been wondering what's behind that metallic nanocoating on the S9's glass back, wonder no more. The big guy - that would be Zack Nelson from JerryRigEverything - likes peeling things, apart from torching, bending and scratching them.

That love of peel has brought him to one of the most wonderful mods you can have ever since Samsung introduced its Infinity Display design one spring ago. The coating that gives away those irridescent colors can be taken off with some scraping and peeling (once you remove the rear panel, that is), and a fully transparrent, clear back that fits perfectly on the S9 will remain, for all the passers-by to marvel at, check it out, and, please, don't try this at home.

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Galaxy S9
  • Display 5.8" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(31h talk time)



1. slashas

Posts: 142; Member since: Jul 17, 2017

Looks cool :)

7. Behyjoon

Posts: 39; Member since: Oct 19, 2016

It's more than cool, it's Cold :D :D :D

2. Subie

Posts: 2378; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

I'd be fun if they offered this a mod straight from the factory. I'd be cheaper to produce too as it would skip the process of coating the inside of the glass back.

3. gamehead unregistered

I wish phones had this option

4. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

The U11+ Translucent kicks this things butt.

5. AngelicusMaximus

Posts: 725; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

You just compared a production device to a homemade mod. Good job.

6. mariosraptor

Posts: 179; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

What a moron. On those plastics are still antennas. WiFi. Bluetooth and signal ones.

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