Apr 19


Case manufacturer Tactus shares a photo of what is said to be the rear shell of Apple’s rumored lower-cost iPhone. In line with previous rumors, the part appears to be manufactured from plastic. The low-cost iPhone design will be similar to the iPod classic with a flat back and curved edges, as well as a shift to elongated volume buttons along the left side. » Picture Of Lower-Cost iPhone’s Plastic Rear Shell Surfaces?

Jan 15


Digitimes report that Apple’s rumored entry-level iPhone reportedly may adopt plastic for its chassis instead of reinforced glass or unibody metal as in the company’s standard iPhone models, to save cost, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. » Apple’s Rumored Low-Cost iPhone To Use Plastic Or Hybrid Plastic/Metal Design