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Sunday, February 24, 2008

iPhone Pics- Under a Microscope

iPhone microscope picsThe iPhone is a beautiful machine with amazingly clean lines and smooth surfaces. But how does an iPhone that's suffered the normal daily wear and tear hold up...under a $30,000 optical microscope?

iPhone microscope imageThese shots are pretty and all, but for the true iPhone enthusiasts, a $250,000 scanning electron microscope reveals even more:

iPhone microscope snapSpecifically the results of X-ray diffraction spectroscopy can tell us the elements that comprise each piece of the iPhone.

1. The screen is not made of rumored sapphire crystal, but glass.
2. The bezel is made of chrome plated steel.
3. The rear is made of anodized aluminum.

Via- [Gizmodo]

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