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Pictures claim to represent a lower-priced iPhone offering with polycarbonate case

The last time Apple dabbled with a polycarbonate case for its iPhone family was back in the 3G/3GS days. Back then; the cases were notorious for developing cracks, especially around the dock connector and headphone jack. Since that time, Apple has experimented with other casing materials such as steel/glass and even aluminum.
 
These days, evidence is mounting that Apple is looking to revisit the use of a polycarbonate case, this time in a "budget" iPhone model. New images from Techdy claim to show a fully assembled model, complete with its 4” Retina display.

 
As for the quality of the aforementioned case, Techdy claims:
 
When we hold the budget iPhone in our hands, the plastic chassis does not feel cheap at all. Unlike the plastic build quality of the Samsung Galaxy phones, the plastic material used on the budget iPhone feels more sturdy.
 

You can view video footage of the claimed budge iPhone here.

Source: Techdy



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By retrospooty on 7/8/2013 9:36:29 AM , Rating: 3
"This will drive the Sammy Fanboys crazy"

Are there actually any Sammy fanboys?

As an S3 owner, I would say it wouldnt be hard at all to improve upon the "cheap" feel of Samsung phones - they are definitely made of cheap greasy hard plastic. Great for scratch resistance, but they just feel... cheap. That alone is why I dont want an S4.


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