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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 Nortel on 7/8/2013 10:08:51 AM , Rating: 2
-Polyethylene Terephthalate
-High-Density Polyethylene
-Polyvinyl Chloride
-Low-Density Polyethylene
-Polypropylene
-Polystyrene
-Polylactide
-Polycarbonate
-etc...

are all plastic's, not to mention if you mix in a percentage of rubber or texturize the material.


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