A matte black iPhone and Apple Watch could be on the way iPhone 12 Pro Max

New iPhone colors like the Pacific Blue ushered in by the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max always generate a lot of interest, and it looks as though Apple has plans for a new shade to cover most of its consumer products: matte black.

As per a patent spotted at Patently Apple, Apple is currently investigating ways of overcoming the hurdles that make matte black such a difficult color to get on the anodized metal that wraps around a lot of the gadgets that we use. Aluminum, titanium and steel are all mentioned in the patent.