Iphone 5C was officially launched on September 10. Just like it is expected before, the body of which made of plastics looks cheaply in some of their fans’ eyes.
The polycarbonate housing was solemnly introduced in this press conference: “It is an extraordinarily rigid structure and has a solid, dense feel that you would not expect from a plastic product.”
As a leader of high-tech industry, Apple is always pursuing innovation in both technology and new types of materials. Just like the polycarbonate, as a member of the family of plastics, it’s lightweight, strong, and cost effectively-this materials can be injection molded into some complex shapes and it can be went into mass production.
Apple loves plastics. This trend will probably become more widespread over the coming years with advances in technology.