Nissan announces an iPhone case with self-healing paint

By Matthew · 10 replies
Jan 19, 2012
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  1. Better known for its automobiles, Nissan has shifted gears to the realm of electronics accessories with a new scratchproof iPhone case. More accurately, the cover is susceptible to scratches, but…

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  2. Tech level = Asian.
  3. Brock Samson

    Brock Samson TS Rookie

    It would be a cool case if it didn't have 'Nissan' branded all over it.
  4. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

    Come on Nissan! When will my car fold into a brief case?

    This is actually some pretty amazing stuff. I can only wonder how long it would last before gravity takes over and has it drip off the car instead of heal small gaps.
  5. captainawesome

    captainawesome TS Guru Posts: 428   +44

    Why don't they just make the iphone out of it instead of a case FOR the iphone?
  6. How many times can it heal itself?
  7. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,007   +18

    You have to use fire or acid to kill it.
  8. "You have to use fire or acid to kill it."

    Damn you.. I was enjoying my morning coffee until it came out my nose...
  9. So it works for minor abrasions, but what about full on scratches or gouges in the paint work? Can it heal the paint if it has been keyed or scraped by another car? I'm guessing not because that would be pretty radical.
  10. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,545   +427

  11. ramonsterns

    ramonsterns TS Enthusiast Posts: 744   +12

    Apples and Watermelons, this is a coat of paint, not reinforced steel.

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