Can a camera replace your car's rear window? Polestar thinks so

Rear view of a gold Polestar 4 car with no rear window showing panoramic roof glass
(Image credit: Polestar)

The Polestar 4 electric SUV, now in pre-production,  replaces a traditional rear window with an HD camera that actually offers a wider field of view via a screen that replaces the tradition rear view mirror. A large glass panoramic roof ensures that there is still plenty of light in the car itself.

The technology isn't new. In fact, it is something you can look at fitting to your own car, as you can see in our list of best backup cameras for your vehicle.

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Adam Juniper
Managing Editor

With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

Adam is our resident expert on all aspects of camera drones and drone photography, from buying guides on the best choices for aerial photographers of all ability levels to the latest rules and regulations on piloting drones. 

He is the author of a number of books including The Complete Guide to Drones, The Smart Smart Home Handbook, 101 Tips for DSLR Video and The Drone Pilot's Handbook