US Patent No. 10,433,437

ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING THIN HOUSING, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR


Patent No. 10,433,437
Issue Date October 01, 2019
Title Electronic Device Including Thin Housing, And Manufacturing Method Therefor
Inventorship Seung Chang Baek, Yongin-si (KR)
Hyeong Sam Son, Hwaseong-si (KR)
Chang Jin Song, Seoul (KR)
Chang Hyeok Shin, Seoul (KR)
Sung Ho Cho, Anyang-si (KR)
Chong Kun Cho, Suwon-si (KR)
Han Gyu Hwang, Seoul (KR)
Min Woo Yoo, Osan-si (KR)
Assignee Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Suwon-si (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,433,437

1. A mobile electronic device comprising:a housing including a first side wall, a second side wall, a third side wall and a fourth side wall, at least part of the housing being formed of a metallic material, wherein the first side wall and the second side wall are facing each other with a first specific distance in a first direction, and the third side wall and the fourth side wall are facing each other with a second specific distance in a second direction; and
a display coupled to the housing,
wherein a first recess is formed on an inner surface of the first side wall and a second recess is formed on an inner surface of the second side wall, each of the first and second recesses including a first area in which an anodizing layer is formed on the metallic material, and a second area, located adjacent to the first area, in which the metallic material is exposed,
wherein at least one of the second area of the first recess or the second area of the second recess corresponds to an area of the housing exposed to an electrical charge applied by a jig during an anodizing process, and
wherein at least one of the first recess or the second recess is configured to accept at least a portion of the jig during the anodizing process.