stainless steel

Apple to Reportedly Forge ‘iPhone 8’ Chassis from Stainless Steel

Apple is rumoured to ditch aluminum for forged stainless steel in crafting this year's 'iPhone 8’, the 10th anniversary edition of its best selling device. A report by East Asia claims that Apple has bypassed its usual supplier Foxconn, and has placed orders for forged stainless steel iPhone casings from manufacturing partner Jabil (via AppleInsider). The last...

Apple Watch Ion-X Glass vs. Sapphire in Sunlight: Who Wins?

We already know that Apple Watches have state-of-the-art OLED displays, as detailed by DisplayMate’s DisplayShootout analysis. But we also know — from earlier reports from the same Dr. Raymond Soneira — that there are visual consequences to using different materials such as sapphire crystal versus glass. Apple has three models, of which one, the Sport...