How Scratch Resistant will the iPhone 5C Be? [Updated with Video]

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As September 10 draws closer, we are noticing lots of leaks of the purported body shells and parts belonging to the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S online.

Yesterday, we posted photos of several leaked parts of the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S. Today, we have more leaked images of the alleged iPhone 5C on the Sina Weibo microblogging network, which is famous for leaks and rumors.

According to the caption accompanying the photo, the purported body shell of the iPhone  5C is undergoing a scratch resistant test. The report also suggests that the  body shell of the iPhone 5C is not ordinary plastic, but of a combination of plastic + metal plating, hence some scratching will be inevitable.

However, new video evidence suggests that iPhone 5C body shell is pretty resistant to the normal wear and tear of everyday use. According to a report from Chinese tech blog – MacX, the iPhone 5C may be as high hardness 8H (surface hardness of 8H, referring to the market than about three times the PET film is reinforced.

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Case, anyone?

More alleged photos of the iPhone 5C parts:



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Update: Video

Posted by | Posted at August 19, 2013 18:25 |
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