A new report says the next generation iPhone five will uses metalline on its back – Metal-backed iPhone 5.
Reported by Cnet:
"In addition, a new construction that blends aluminum on the back and the material is made of rubber or plastic on the sides, will connect the front and back of the iPhone 5.
Of course, this is not the first time Apple is rumored to be pairing with the metal back to its iPhone in the future. Citing sources from Foxconn, who did not want to be named, a report from 9to5Mac in March last year, that Apple when it was brewing a device model that has a flat back and made from metal.
Then, in August, when it was rumored that states the next iPhone comes with a screen smaller than 4-inch, DigiTimes also reported on the back of the iPhone device will be converted into a metal chassis, instead of glass.
In fact, that occurred in October is the unfolding of the iPhone 4S, with some increase in hardware and software. But not different from its predecessor, the iPhone 4S still using glass materials for the back.
The iPhone 4 and 4S users who are interested in using the metal back on his smartphone, can get it from third-party chassis manufacturers. These options as well as other unauthorized modification to open the device, thereby removing the iPhone warranty."