rumors about an iPhone with a wrap-around screen, what we have seen before can now actually be true.
The new method provides therefore according to Apple a durable and at the same time lightweight design. The patent gives us an idea of how a possible future iPhone glass could be produced.
It isn't a full glass-on-glass device, but according to patent it is glass pieces together via a fusing process. For example, the image below shows a media-player with rounded edges and flexible display.
8,773,848 has already been submitted in 2013, but was only granted to Apple this Monday. Apple's chief designer Jony Ive is one of the inventors, and is named in the patent description.
The same technology can also be used in larger electronic devices, such as monitors and televisions. The only questions is how Apple will use this. Let us know in the comment section down below what your thought are about this technology.
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