That body is claimed to be waterproof, and put in force new applied sciences so we can lend a hand hide the software’s antennas. That comprises “new compound fabrics” to succeed in that objective, which could imply Apple is aiming to combine that particular a part of the tool into the chassis itself.
This is the primary time that we’re listening to approximately adjustments to the antenna implementation within the iPhone 7, however it does line up with different rumors that recommend Apple is aiming to use a non-steel chassis this time round. That may help in making a tool that’s waterproof, but in addition scale back prices for Apple within the production procedure. The corporate transitioned to a 7000-collection aluminum for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, due to many court cases of bending and different purposes, which is thought to have raised prices for Apple. Going with a non-steel chassis for the iPhone 7 could additionally strengthen the tool’s structural balance, an advantage for Apple within the days of YouTube movies selling bending units in part.
The document additionally states that iPhone shipments are anticipated to drop 30 % sequentially within the first quarter of 2016, following Apple’s historically blockbuster vacation quarter gross sales. Catcher, which additionally makes the Unibody chassis for MacBooks, earns up to sixty % of its consolidated sales from Apple.