Apple to Release an Upcoming iPhone Model With an All-Glass Body

The latest leak confirms it.

By
Tech
32,155 Hypes 0 Comments

WWDC Season always brings about a bevy of Apple rumors and leaks. The latest leak comes courtesy of iPhone chassis maker Catcher Technology CEO Allen Horng who said that Apple’s 2017 iteration of the iPhone will feature an expensive all-glass casing, as speculated upon earlier in April. The move would take Apple above and beyond the glass backs featured on previous generations of the iPhone. According to Horng, Catcher has been shifting toward “advance processing technologies” in order to reinforce the phone’s chassis with a metal frame.

The new handset would also feature an “Edgeless Display” that would do away entirely with the phone’s chin and forehead bezels while also featuring an organic light-emitting diode (or OLED) display.

Don’t get too excited just yet, though: Horng was quoted as saying “As far as I know, only one [iPhone] model will adopt glass casing next year.” Since he also mentioned the price of the new single-pane displays, it is safe to assume that Apple is saving the upgraded for either the iPhone 8 Plus or the hotly-rumored iPhone Pro, both of which are slated for release in 2017—marking the 10th anniversary of the iPhone’s release.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Model/Actress Rila Fukushima Joins 'Ghost in the Shell' Cast Alongside Scarlett Johansson
Entertainment

Model/Actress Rila Fukushima Joins 'Ghost in the Shell' Cast Alongside Scarlett Johansson

DreamWorks’ answer to the whitewashing allegations.

Neymar's Air Jordan 5 Is Just a Week Away
Footwear

Neymar's Air Jordan 5 Is Just a Week Away

The Brazilian footballer is getting his very own Jordans.

This Company Has a Radical Idea to Give Every Place on Earth a New Address
Tech

This Company Has a Radical Idea to Give Every Place on Earth a New Address

just.like.that


Joey Bada$$ Drops New Single Dubbed "Devastated"
Music

Joey Bada$$ Drops New Single Dubbed "Devastated"

“But now we on our way to greatness.”

Get Familiar With the Business Behind Art Galleries
Arts

Get Familiar With the Business Behind Art Galleries

Including the challenges of selling Art in the Age of Instagram.

Wasting No Time, Gucci Mane Drops "First Day Out Tha Feds" Single
Music

Wasting No Time, Gucci Mane Drops "First Day Out Tha Feds" Single

Did you expect any less from Gucci?

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Adblock Detected.

We charge advertisers instead of our readers. If you enjoy our content, please add us to your adblocker's whitelist. We'd really appreciated it.