Time and time again, we hear about the wonders of aluminum phones. I’ll admit, I’ve joined the masses in singing aluminum’s praises. But is the metal perfect? No! Does it have problems? Yes! And which phone can’t be mentioned without reference to its aluminum design? The HTC One (M8). In this brief rant, we take a ... Read More »
Samsung is known as the King of Plastic to Android fans, so it was a little bit shocking to see them unveil a new smartphone this week with at IFA 2012 a metal casing. The new Samsung ATIV S features a thin 8.7 mm brushed aluminum chassis and looks quite stunning, but don’t get ... Read More »
HTC has been experimenting with various materials to give their handsets a unique look and feel since the introduction of the HTC Hero. They started with a simple Teflon coating to give the handset a soft-touch feel which eliminated smudges and finger prints and then moved on to a uni-body aluminum shell which encased the ... Read More »
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