We're getting to see more of Apple's hopefully revolutionary iPhone X, through a new patent application by Apple that uses a new material that's described as "deformable touch-sensitive quantum tunneling material", reports Patently Apple.
The new material could see Apple not using a physical Home button on the iPhone X, and it would allow the company to finally make a waterproof iPhone, something smartphone owners have been wanting for years.
Apple could also release a new 'Smart iPhone Case' which would feature touch-sensitive material, with the second layer "comprising a second touch-sensitive material disposed below the first layer. An electrical resistance of the first and second layers changes differently in response to application of a force to the first layer", reports Patently Apple.
Patently Apple's awesome deep dive into Apple's new patent is a great read - check it out.
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