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How great does this Galaxy S8 with a clear back look?

Remember the time when someone found a way to peel the color film from the Galaxy Note 5’s back so that the internals could be on full display at all times? Well, someone just did that with the Galaxy S8 but the procedure is a bit harder on the new flagship than it was on the Galaxy Note 5.

The Galaxy S8 doesn’t have a color film. The color is actually more of a coating that can’t be peeled off. It has to be removed using a paint remover. Once the coating is removed, the lamination layer can easily be peeled off thus leaving you with a clear piece of glass.

Bear in mind that this procedure requires disassembly of some parts of the handset and absolutely voids any and all official warranties. You lose wireless charging as well if you opt for maximum transparency. It’s also pertinent to mention here that the Galaxy S8 won’t be water resistant once you’re done.

If you’re curious about this, check out the video by the YouTuber JerryRigEverything embedded down below in which he details all of the steps required to give your Galaxy S8 a clear back as well.

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johnpetrol
johnpetrol

Why remove nfc and qi charge coil? to see the beautiful battery????
Also, if he presses too hard on the fingerprint scanner it will fall into the phone because the supporting frame is gone.

mustaka
mustaka

Ugly

stefan2305
stefan2305

Looks cool indeed. It’s a shame that to do this look though, you’re missing the rear case components like the top antenna, NFC/MST pad, and bottom speaker of the device (along with more antennas). Sort of makes the whole thing kind of pointless at that point. But still cool looking nonetheless

churritin01
churritin01

I did that with my note 7 and looks awesome I can see trough even the s pen

edismehmedali
edismehmedali

I think it looks amazing

Dom1n8tr1x
Dom1n8tr1x

It’s easy to make it water resistant again. Just use Bostik Marine Silicone. I’m definitely doing this to my S7edge when I get my Note8 next year…

NotReallySamsungFan
NotReallySamsungFan

The S8 has such ugly internals though.

Dwarfer66
Dwarfer66

Why?

markstep1
markstep1

yeah agreed it looks terrible

ijazali
ijazali

No, it’s not cool, it’s like looking at an attractive girl but transparent, whom inside parts “kidneys, heart, stomach, ribs” are visible.

I mean come on, who would want that.

o0MHJ0o
o0MHJ0o

All that effort to make it look ugly?! No thanks. completely pointless, no doubt its lost its IP68 and probably more fragile.

gsdworld21
gsdworld21

It’s pretty amazing to think something looking like that can do so much

SAMgalaxyXXX
SAMgalaxyXXX

It looks awful. I’d rather keep it as it is now

Martin Eugeniev
Martin Eugeniev

It’s cool but I prefer the original look of the phone…

kavalier
kavalier

Cool, now you can watch as the battery prepares to explode and catch fire!

brendonx
brendonx

Getting bit old now with these it’ll catch fire nonsense.

gazadon
gazadon

Agreed. It’s a tired joke now.