Apple Plans On Making Your iPhone Float On The Surface Of Water, And One Other Cool Feature
iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus both have a lot of technology crammed into their 4.7 inch and 5.5 inch form factors, but now the question begs: What else can Apple do to make its iPhone stand above the rest of the crowd. Turns out the company has a lot of things in mind.
Loos Like Your Next iPhone Could Not Only Stay Above The Surface Of Water, But Protect its Innards As Well
According to the details of a document that has been published by the US Patent and Trademark Office, the next iPhone will have a chassis so robust that it will be able to protect both the outer shell of the smartphone, as well as the components present inside it. What is even more surprising to hear is that this armored body is going to be so light, that it can manage to stay afloat the surface of water. Let us take a look on how Apple will manage to accomplish such a thing.
First off, the chassis is going to act like an iPhone security system that will automatically deploy a protective shock absorber when onboard sensors are able to detect a potential impact. When a free fall manages to commence, then sensors will be able to determine the height, the velocity as well as which side the device is going to make impact with the unforgiving hard surface. Before the iPhone actually makes contact with the ground, or any other hard surface, there are retractable shock dampeners that will protrude from the chassis, and from the looks of it, they are going to be made out of rubber.
The dampeners will prevent damage from being inflicted onto the phone, leaving it virtually scratch less. However, the feat that we are more interested in hearing about about is that how will they manage to make it lighter than the density of water. We already know that Apple has incorporated some very impressive engineering to make its latest iPhones water resistant, but this is a whole new ball game together.
Looks like we will find out more about this later in the year. Do you want to see the new iPhone sport an armored chassis as well as stay above the surface of water? Let us know your thoughts right away.