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Top message:  Weak body by Tofuchong   Apr 24, 2013, 11:46 AM

Replying to:  Re: Weak body by techalum99   Apr 26, 2013, 10:06 PM

Re: Weak body

by Tofuchong    Apr 27, 2013, 2:44 PM

I didn't even think about that, you're right. You can't buy a car with a metal bumper these days even if you wanted to.

And yes - definately true about metal and glass. Not only that, but a phone with a metal backing usually doesn't support NCF becuase the signal is so weak it can't penetrate the metal. If you have a plastic back, you can get the SD card with integrated NFC, but thats not an option if it is metal backed.

Plus yes - its a great conductor and it attracts heat-cold as well much faster than plastic. I've had plastic and metal phones sitting side by side in direct sinlight, the metal phone stopped working and gave a warning that it was overheating, and the plastic phone was still nice and cool. (Metal phone was iPhone 4S, plastic phone was LG Optimus 7)

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