Patent Number: 8,792,249

Title: Waterproofing structure of mobile terminal and mobile terminal including the same

Abstract: A waterproofing structure for a mobile terminal, includes an annular groove that surrounds an outer edge of a predetermined waterproof area of a mobile terminal. A waterproof lid covers an entire surface of the waterproof area, and includes an annular protrusion that fits into the annular groove in the waterproof area, and an elastic resin portion that covers the annular protrusion. The elastic resin portion press-contacts and adheres to only one of two side wall surfaces of the annular groove when the annular protrusion is fitted into the annular groove.

Inventors: Sasamori; Keiichi (Chiba, JP), Ikeda; Mizuho (Kanagawa, JP), Yamamoto; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP), Saito; Katsumi (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: H05K 7/14 (20060101); H05K 7/12 (20060101); H01R 4/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/29/12018