Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Source claims new iPad case, glass-backed iPhone in works

updated 01:15 pm EST, Mon March 5, 2012

New case would return to covering back

Apple has been working on a new official iPad case, an iLounge source says. The product is described as similar to Incase's Magazine Jacket, but with an iPad 2-style Smart Cover on the front. A rear shell meanwhile is said to be made of fiberglass, and covered with polyurethane or bicast leather. A major complaint about the Smart Cover has been that unlike the official case for the iPad 1, the Smart Cover leaves the back metal of an iPad completely vulnerable.

The same source also claims that despite talk of the iPhone 5 using an aluminum back, Apple is still experimenting with glass and ceramic shells for a future iPhone. If the design goes ahead, it's expected to be similar to the iPhone 4 but thinner, thanks to the use of Gorilla Glass 2 and miniaturization of internal parts. The source says that a smaller dock connector is likely, and that a larger screen is still planned.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Seagate Wireless

It seems like no matter how much internal storage is included today's mobile devices, we, as users, will always find a way to fill the ...

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (Android, 10.1-inch)

Lenovo is building a bigger name for itself year after year, including its devices expanding beyond desktop computers. The company's l ...

Brother HL-L8250CDN Color Laser Printer

When it comes to selecting a printer, the process is not exactly something most people put a lot of thought into. Printers are often t ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News