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Take a closer look at the liquid metal Turing Phone (pictures)

The Turing Phone is designed to protect your sensitive data from hackers, splashes and falls.

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Meet the Turing Phone

Turing Robotics' Turing Phone promises "world-class security" in an nigh-impenetrable liquid metal shell. It's pricey -- starting at $610 (£391, AU$798) unlocked -- and will be available for preorder later this month.

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The Turing Phone has a 5.5-inch display, and feels light and solid in the hand.

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The phone looks slick, though the "liquidmorphium" frame picks up fingerprints rather readily.

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You'll charge the phone by way of Turing's "Wallaby Magstream" magnetic charging cable.

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The Wallaby Magstream looks a lot like Apple's MagSafe 2 charging cable.

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The volume controls sit on the right side of the phone. The phone's rear plate isn't actually removable -- this particular prototype has seen a bit of wear and tear.

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I'm not really a fan of the logo but the chassis looks rather slick, overall.

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The phone is available in Beowulf (left), Pharaoh (center), and Cardinal (right). I'm partial to Cardinal, myself.

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There's a 13-megapixel shooter on the rear, and an 8-megapixel camera for selfies up front.

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The designs are all fairly funky, but the model you pick determines the highlights.

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We only got to see an interactive mockup of the Turing UI. The phones currently run Android 5.1 Lollipop.

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We were told that we can expect the phone to run the latest version of Android, in addition to its security-conscious operating system. We'll just need to wait and see how it all plays out.

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