Apple Patents New Metallic Material That Can Hide iPhone Antenna Bands

Category > OTHERS || Published on : Monday, June 22, 2015 || Views: 861 || Apple Patents New Metallic Material That Can Hide iPhone Antenna Bands Apple Patents New Metallic


Apple was granted a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) last week, titled "Non-capacitive or radio frequency-transparent materials with anodized metal appearance". The company is being speculated to use the newly patented metallic material to get rid of the antenna bands on the rear of the iPhone.

The Cupertino-based company in the past has faced several complains from iPhone users about antenna band functioning alongside other design-related laments. Back in 2012, Apple had to even settle a class-action lawsuit filed over the antenna problem on the iPhone 4.

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