waterproof internal coating is not a new thing. Motorola did it so many years before apple, just like fingerprint scanner on phones...
I've currently got an iPhone 6 and a Sony Z1compact.....the latter being waterproof however, the sound quality / speaker isn't all that great! Not sure if this has to do with the waterproofing but hope Apple doesn't jeopardise the sound once made waterproof!
Even before getting inspiration from Sony, they relied on various European brands. Check this out in case you didn't know it:
Johnny Ive, 08 Mar 2015Sony design are inspired from iPhone 4/4s. So way ahead..probably this year even Sony will com... moreInitial Iphones design came inspired by Sony, Jobs own words...
your point being?
In other news today:
Sony developed waterproof usb charging socket without waterproofing cover, first presented on m4 aqua...
But of course that is not a noteworthy news item
Companies still reach to their phones sapphire crystal, and apple was doing for 3 years now
Anonymous, 08 Mar 2015Don't such methods exist? And the only reason Samsung had to change design just a bit was bec... moreSony design are inspired from iPhone 4/4s. So way ahead..probably this year even Sony will come to unibody aluminium
brilliant way to cover the reality that they're 4-5 years behind in waterproofed technology.
Can we just get an iPhone made of the same clear ruggedized 2003 Macintosh with those beautiful colors? I feel like Apple could also hit it out of the park with a cameraless rugged model.
Motorola coats it phones in a hydrophobic substance, they call it splashgard.
Liquepel been doing this for years Apple the patent troll strikes again.
DanGogh78, 08 Mar 2015Apple playing catch up again?Not anything new. They've been playing catch-up for the past few years now.
Don't such methods exist?
And the only reason Samsung had to change design just a bit was because of the removable back.
Sony's design is perfectly fine. Way ahead of apples