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The iPhone Is Designed to Be Expensive

Why you don’t care that its stainless-steel construction makes the phone heavier

Credit: Josh Edelson/Getty Images

Apple is no longer the uncontested design titan it once was.

In the not-so-distant past, Apple was light-years ahead of the competition. Just compare the iPhone 4 with the plastic-fantastic Samsung Galaxy S2 in 2011. There’s just no…

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Shin Hyung Choi

Shin Hyung Choi

PMM at Google. Interests include all things tech, product design, history, literature, and horology. IG @shinchoi