Report: Apple to use titanium alloy in iPhone 14 Pro

26 July 2021
Titanium is lighter and tougher than most metals.

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  • Anonymous

AnonD-1003038, 28 Jul 2021Xiaomi Mi11 Ultra is over 1400€ in Europe. It's why no... moreOverpriced Apple with ancient hardware and software isn't worth it.
Mi 11 Ultra is the current Android King.. It is worth even for 2000€ unlike iPhone 12 pro Max.
I wouldn't pay more than 400€ for that handicapped mess called iPhone 12 pro Max

  • Replicant

AnonD-1003038, 28 Jul 2021And yet for the billionth time, you still don't get it... moreAll I read from the guy are cold hard facts that are you have hard time digesting.
Android not only has specs on paper, those specs actually translate into the real world.

  • Replicant

AnonD-1003038, 28 Jul 2021Xiaomi Mi11 Ultra is over 1400€ in Europe. It's why no... moreIt's not 1400€ in Europe. Stop making up lies. It's 1200€.
Lot of people have imported it from China through sites like Giztop, TradingShenzen which offer warranty+tax free shipping at under 1000€

kupfernigk, 27 Jul 2021Magnesium is a very good base metal but needs protection; i... moreWell then i would like Adamantium or Xetronium alloys. Far better than rest.

Everyone is talking about iphone 14 & titanium or aluminum bodies in future. 1st let them make notchless phones & in fingerprint display, also dual apps from ios. now days everyone has multiple social media accounts, ios has still not able to develop dual apps, especially much needed for whatsapp.

  • AnonD-1003038

Anonymous, 28 Jul 2021"iPhone sells because it's MORE than just specs a... moreAnd you people are literally insane for just assuming everyone buys Apple products because they are Apple. God forbid anyone genuinely likes any aspect of it. You just don't allow that to be ever said.

  • Anonymous

AnonD-1003038, 27 Jul 2021Because all you people look at are specs. iPhone sells beca... more"iPhone sells because it's MORE than just specs and die hard Android users just can't seem to grasp what that magic is"

LOL there is no magic, you guys think everyone drinking the apple Kool aid like you?
Die-hard Android users as well as casual android users know it's a scam and therefore avoid using an iPhone whenever possible This is why 1.3 billion android users wanted nothing to do with ios in year 2020.

  • AnonD-1003038

[deleted post]And yet for the billionth time, you still don't get it. You're yet again dragging out specs and features and just bragging how Android has MOAR OF EVERYTHING. Not even the point. Also the fact you call iOS tyrannical prison walled garden nonsense shows you have ZERO clue what iOS is and how it works and that you have never actually used it.

  • AnonD-1003038

i0S.- Never.- Again, 28 Jul 2021Yes.. because Oppo, Vivo, OnePlus and Xiaomi don't ove... moreXiaomi Mi11 Ultra is over 1400€ in Europe. It's why no one is buying it. It's just insanely expensive and people don't care if they crammed exotic alien technology in it, it's just too expensive. And since it's Xiaomi, the software support is also average at best. Just not worth it.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 27 Jul 2021I'll assume you are joking!!! Why would I downgrade t... moreThese guys are are hilarious man... They just recommend it, assuming everybody will buy it for the logo like them.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 27 Jul 2021Actually for the iphone 12 pro max frame is really disappoi... moreIt's also rough around the edges

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 27 Jul 2021So they are copying Essential again: first the notch, then ... moreIs there anything original they have produced?

-Trix-, 27 Jul 2021"Apple maintained its leading position in the India pr... moreGo look at how iPhone makes an attempt every fourth quarter to claim more marketshare from Android, does it successfully, only to fall miserably behind in marketshare for rest of the quarters.

When Android had 0.1% marketshare, Apple was at around 12% with Symbian dominating the market. Within 3-4 years, Android jumped to 80% and above, while iOS remained around 15% worldwide marketshare.

Bottom line is that, "Symbian" the previous ecosystem of choice for people got replaced by Android.
IOS never really went beyond 25% marketshare, Android has reached as high as 90%.
Honestly, IOS was never a true contender to begin with, just an irrelevant sideshow at best.
Android still retains the title of ecosystem of choice for people.

  • Anonymous

AnonD-1003038, 27 Jul 2021They are not buying it because India as country is just sla... moreSamsung and Apple, over the past decade, have tricked you and many others to pay more for phones you think are more durable or better in quality, even though when it's not the case.

The Samsung and Apple phones are build in the same way as many chinese manufacturers including Xiaomi. They are even made in same areas and same factories with the same materials.

To be fair, the consumers across the globe have paid too much for phones manufactured in China but with a Samsung or Apple label.

AnonD-1003038, 27 Jul 2021They are not buying it because India as country is just sla... moreYes.. because Oppo, Vivo, OnePlus and Xiaomi don't overcharge for their flagships in the first place like Samsung and Apple. A 400€ premium is no more than Rs.35k.

I got OnePlus 8 pro(12gb/256gb) for Rs.60k. Would have happily paid 100k for that.

I got Mi 11 Ultra(12gb/256gb) for around Rs.74k. Was ready to pay Rs.100k and above for that.

  • Anonymous

AnonD-1003038, 27 Jul 2021They are not buying it because India as country is just sla... moreYes people would pay more if the phone is good enough.
"Apple is premium, Chinese brands are not " keep your unhealthy stereotypes to yourself.
Haven't you learned anything after being banned so many times?

  • Anonymous

-Trix-, 27 Jul 2021"Apple maintained its leading position in the India pr... moreA bunch of people buy iPhones in first quarter.
Those numbers are high everywhere in the world.
Let me know results of the rest of the quarters....

CptPower, 27 Jul 2021Magnesium or Chromium alloys far supperior than Tungsten. Magnesium is a very good base metal but needs protection; it dissolves in acids and scratches easily. Chromium is fine as a coating but not as an actual structural material. Tungsten...let me tell you why you wouldn't use it for a phone, have you got all day?
Stainless is a good frame material, aluminium alloy (7000 series) with suitable coating nearly as good, titanium unnecessary.

Titanium is nowhere near 3 times stronger than stainless steel. Its hardness is less than that of 316, its Young's Modulus is lower than 316. Its yield may be less or more depending on heat treatment. It is lighter for a given section, but in a phone application where heat is not an issue it has no real advantages over ordinary 316 stainless other than perceived image.
Apple has jumped the shark and obviously run out of real ideas.

  • Anonymous

I can't believe they want to do that. It's a waste of one of the rarest metals!