How do I look? Check out this geeky Galaxy S8 with a clear, transparent back


Are you ready for some design magic? We mean both with positive and with negative connotations, as, on one hand, Jerry from Jerry Rig Everything embarks on a clear new look for his resident Galaxy S8, while on the other he ruins the nanocoated film that provides the phone's shimmering colors from the inside of the rear cover. 

Yes, the beauty of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ is coming from within, so, as you can see in the video, after some trial and error, the color film of the back gets stripped down completely, and than the remaining clear cover snapped on the phone for a completely transparent look, showcasing the blazing chippery and the battery pack that make the S8 tick. Do you like what you see here?

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Galaxy S8
  • Display 5.8" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(30h talk time)

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32 Comments

1. AtheK

Posts: 51; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

lol, this is nice.

20. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

He should've left the internals as is, no cutting away of the wireless charging or the other plastic parts. It looked good to me at first, now it looks too naked...

2. rockvarun

Posts: 10; Member since: Apr 03, 2017

Lol i love his jokes and puns about iphones!

19. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

"This Android has a headphone jack and I want to show that off from the inside." lol..

32. psychorzr

Posts: 12; Member since: May 05, 2012

His dry humor is just amazing. It's so casual and smooth that you can miss one if you're not paying attention.

3. Tariq123

Posts: 186; Member since: May 15, 2016

Definitely doing it to my S7e! Just ordered the tools

17. maherk

Posts: 6965; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

The S7's is easier to do, as the color is nothing but a plastic film that you can peal it easily without the need to use of any solution like Zach did.

18. maherk

Posts: 6965; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Zack**

4. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

It's like the S8 is now....BALD!!!

5. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Excellent idea since now we can see all the stages of the battery explosion.

10. Zylam

Posts: 1817; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

LOLOLOL Hahahahaha nice

13. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

I'd like to try it in your head, but I'm afraid we wont see any brain.

23. sissy246

Posts: 7124; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

You said it, lol

14. TerryTerius unregistered

I genuinely don't get how you guys can laugh at the same joke for literally months. It was amusing for a little while, but sheesh.

24. sissy246

Posts: 7124; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Pretty much shows how immature they are. Yeah we may not all agree on what phone is best but , the stupid jokes are old.

22. sissy246

Posts: 7124; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

You are such a dumbass

6. alhajiash

Posts: 24; Member since: Jul 10, 2014

His name is not Jerry, it's Zack

25. sissy246

Posts: 7124; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Those are cool

31. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Such amazing creatures of nature...

8. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

"Jerry from Jerry Rig Everything" Jerry Rig, is an old saying that basically means to fix something so that it works but not necessarily how it was before. Anyway, I'm pretty sure this guy's name isn't Jerry lol.

9. Phonehex

Posts: 767; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

Looks pretty crappy

11. Zylam

Posts: 1817; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Samsung should send Zack an official clear S8. He's wants it so bad that he made it himself!

16. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

This guy is a genius.

21. Quicksword_Phantom

Posts: 180; Member since: Jun 15, 2015

Not really

26. southernzombie

Posts: 357; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

I think it looks pretty awesome. Don't know that I would personally want one. But it does look pretty sweet and would be a fresh option for Samsung to do a clear version.

27. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1085; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

How is this not a Color option? that'll really switch it up. The back is already Glass, so why not just not add the color

28. Deadeye37

Posts: 306; Member since: Jan 25, 2011

I miss the see through electronics from the late 90's-early 2000's. I think it would be cool if phone companies started offering these types of backs again.

29. talon95

Posts: 1000; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Nerdy but ok I guess.

30. middlehead

Posts: 458; Member since: May 12, 2014

I'd rather have a clear plastic back than the glass backs.

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