Apple considers ‘cheese grater’ design for the iPhone

After making news and even a video joke from a youtuber, the Mac Pro’s “cheese grater” look launched by Apple in 2019 is being tested on other company devices.

Patents registered by the brand in the United States intellectual property body, the USPTO, show that Apple at least planned to adopt the design on an iPhone.

Would you like an iPhone with that look?Source: USPTO

The illustrations suggest that the plate with holes would be positioned especially on the sides of the smartphone, where they would be fully visible, in addition to internal areas of the device’s body.

In other drawings, it appears only as a protective layer close to the components.

The layer helps to dissipate the air and keep the device at the correct temperature.The layer helps to dissipate the air and keep the device at the correct temperature.Source: USPTO

The purpose of this grid-like look is to improve air circulation within the device and help heat dissipation, preventing overheating. In addition, the material helps to reduce signs of interference and general damage by electromagnetism.

You can go out?

It is worth remembering that patent registration is a common activity for technology companies and the procedure does not necessarily mean that the look will be adopted in a commercial product.

A less flashy way to take advantage of the grid on the iPhone.A less flashy way to take advantage of the grid on the iPhone.Source: USPTO

Even so, this specific action proves that Apple is at the very least studying possibilities to improve the air circulation in its devices – and the Mac Pro style can be used in other electronics of the brand.

Imagem: Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • Back camera: 12 MP (f/1.6, 26mm, 1.7µm) + 12 MP (f/2.2, 65mm, 1/3.4″, 1.0µm) +  12 MP (f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm, 1/3.6″) + TOF 3D

  • Frontal camera: 12 MP (f/2.2, 23mm, 1/3.6″) + SL 3D

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