According to a patent filed by Apple, the company may be working on a new super-matte black finish for its lineup of gadgets.
The patent, spotted by Patently Apple and titled “Anodized Part Having a Matte Black Appearance,” suggests the colorway would not just be your typical matte black finish. These can still show smudges and scratches; these are really more of a dark grey. The patent instead seems to point to a finish a bit closer to an ultra-black material like Vantablack, able to absorb “generally all visible light.”
If you’re not familiar with Vantablack and other ultra-dark materials,