7000 series aluminum

Patent Filing Details Unique 7000 Series Aluminum Used in iPhone 6s

An Apple patent filing titled "7XXX Series Alloy with Cu Having High Yield Strength and Improved Extrudability” uncovered by PatentlyApple, details the unique composition of the 7000 series aluminum alloy used in the new iPhone 6s / 6s Plus devices. It seems that the aerospace industry grade alloy used by Apple contains copper, features a higher yield strength and...

Alleged ‘iPhone 6s’ Shell Subjected to Bend Test [WATCH]

Unbox Therapy, which originally published the iPhone 6 Plus "bendgate" video that went viral last year, has just published another video showcasing scientific material analysis of the alleged iPhone 6s shell and also performed a bend test using a more scientific method. Rumours of a much stronger 7000 Series aluminum iPhone 6s shell surfaced as early as April around...