Technology is moving forward so quickly that sometimes it is hard for consumers to keep up with the latest advancements. A gadget is highly likely to become obsolete in terms of performance and functionality in about one year after its launch. "So what does the future of smartphones look like? " you may ask. Taiwanese electronics company Polytron may have a clue. They have released some preliminary images of their proposed transparent smartphone prototype. Reported to be functional, but lacking an operating system, it gives an indication of possibilities for the future. As this is one of their first prototypes, a much more refined version should be ready by the end of this year. Check out the details in the videos and photos down the page.