Japan designer praises iPhone 5S beauty — inside and out

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Japan designer praises iPhone 5S beauty -- inside and out

Small refinements in the iPhone 5S point to Apple 's painstaking attention to detail, according to a Japanese design expert.

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A University of Tokyo professor and industrial designer had high praise for the iPhone 5S’ quality and attention to detail.

Shunji Yamanaka, founder and president of Leading Edge Design and associate professor at University of Tokyo, said the iPhone 5S has been improved over the iPhone 5 and in small — and in most cases imperceptible — ways that point to Apple ‘s meticulous approach to design.

He was cited as part of an article Nikkei published Thursday (subscription required), titled “iPhone 5S’ beauty is in the details.”

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The design improvements for the 5S can be compared to the kaizen system of manufacturing improvement, often associated with Toyota, according to the article.

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Japan designer praises iPhone 5S beauty -- inside and out


Japan designer praises iPhone 5S beauty -- inside and out

 

Japan designer praises iPhone 5S beauty -- inside and out

 

Japan designer praises iPhone 5S beauty -- inside and out

 

Japan designer praises iPhone 5S beauty -- inside and out

 

Japan designer praises iPhone 5S beauty -- inside and out

Japan designer praises iPhone 5S beauty -- inside and out

Japan designer praises iPhone 5S beauty -- inside and out

Japan designer praises iPhone 5S beauty -- inside and out

Japan designer praises iPhone 5S beauty -- inside and out

Japan designer praises iPhone 5S beauty -- inside and out

Japan designer praises iPhone 5S beauty -- inside and out

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