Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
7,254 Reviews & Articles | 52,666 News Posts

Tim Cook explains the Smart Battery Case 'hump'

Apple CEO Tim Cook explains 'the hump' on iPhone 6s Smart Battery Case
By: Sean Ridgeley | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Dec 10, 2015 6:50 pm

Yesterday, Apple launched its Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 6s, prompting the entire Internet to gawk at what's now forever known as "the hump" (the protrusion on the back of the case). If you're curious on the design reasons for it, Apple CEO Tim Cook has an explanation.




"If you make this solid all the way across, in order to get it on, you'd find it very difficult to get it on and off," he says. "So the guys had this great insight to put the bend in along with making it a smart case."


Simple enough.


Related Tags

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!