Analyst: Aluminum, not Liquidmetal, unibody iPhone 5, ‘iPad mini’ coming in September

“Apple is likely to launch the iPhone 5 in September and will be coupled with the launch of the much-anticipated iPad Mini, Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White asserted in a research note this morning,” Eric Savitz reports for Forbes.

“White adds that he ‘gathered more data’ that the next iPhone will have a unibody aluminum case manufactured by Hon Hai,” Savitz reports. “But he added that his contact was skeptical about reports on the potential involvement in the iPhone 5 of Liquidmetal Technologies.”

Full article here.


  1. Again this nonsense. It can not be “unibody” since if there will be metal, then there have to be quite big plastic insets. Actually, those have to be as big as half of the phone. If the height of the phone will be increased, then less.

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