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Apple Reportedly Contains Plenty of Sapphire Supply for iPhone 6 and iWatch

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JPMorgan states sapphire covers to be rare for the iPhone 6

Source: I4U News

Though we have been hearing about a sapphire glass display for the upcoming iPhone 6 in most of the leaks, JPMorgan Securities Ltd thinks the opposite. According to what they have suspe ...
Full article at: I4U News 4 days ago, 6:59am CDT


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Video shows supposed 4.7-inch 'iPhone 6' display scratched by sandpaper, suggests not sapphire

Source: AppleInsider

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In a video posted to YouTube late Friday, a part purported to be Apple's "iPhone 6" cover glass was again exposed a torture test, this time failing to resist scratches from garnet sand ...
Full article at: AppleInsider 5 days ago, 1:22am CDT

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4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Front Panel Subjected to More Rigorous Scratch Tests, May Not Be Sapphire

Source: Mac Rumors

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Last week, a video posted by YouTube user Marques Brownlee showed the alleged front panel of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 being put through a number of scratch tests and significant bending. Now, Brownlee has released another video putting the same display through more rigorous scratch tests, this time with two different types of sandpaper. Brownlee cites the Mohs scale of mineral hardness in his testing, which is a scale rating mineral hardness from 1-10. The iPhone 5s' Gorilla Glas ...
Full article at: Mac Rumors 5 days ago, 12:02am CDT

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It looks like some iPhone 6 buyers might not get sapphire displays

Source: BGR

Apple is expected to use sapphire glass in its iPhone 6 front panels that cover the handset’s screen, although reports thus far have different takes on the scope of the company’s sapphire display use. Some say Apple will have enough sapphire displays for all iPhone 6 models this year, while others say the special glass will be used only on the 5.5-inch model, as the company will struggle to mass-produce enough units. Now, a ne ...
Full article at: BGR 6 days ago, 11:30am CDT

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Analysts believe sapphire display covers will be limited to high-end iPhone 6 models only

Source: 9to5Mac

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Analysts at JP Morgan securities suggest that production output of sapphire display covers are not enough to satisfy all iPhone 6 demand and say that sapphire will be restricted to higher-end variants of the iPhone 6 only, in a report highlighted by the Taipei Times. JP Morgan says that sapphire display cover volume will be about 10 million units in 2014. To put this number into perspective, Apple sold 51 million ...
Full article at: 9to5Mac 6 days ago, 8:27am CDT

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REPORT: Apple's Will Release 3 Different iWatches This Year (AAPL)

Source: The Business Insider

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Apple's iWatch will supposedly come in three different variations when it launches later this year, according to a new report from Chinese media outlet Economic Daily. There will be a model with a 1.6-inch screen and two different versions with 1.8-inch displays, says the report which was first spotted by GForGames (via 9to5Mac).  One of these 1.8-inch models will also feature a sapphire crystal display, the same material Apple ...
Full article at: The Business Insider Jul 15 2014, 9:12am CDT

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Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Get New Mega Evolution

Source: ign

Nintendo Kids Corner Event At E3 2014
Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are set to feature a new Mega Evolution in the form of the Steel and Psychic monster, Metagross. The latest trailer for the game, which you can see below, reveals the impressive new version of Metagross, and also confirms the gym leaders and Elite Four have all received makeovers in preparation for their 3DS debut. By far the most exciting, however, is the news that Pokemon Amie returns, granting the option ...
Full article at: ign Jul 15 2014, 2:30am CDT

Update: 1

Corning thinks sapphire displays are trash

Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

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With the rumor mills whipping up a storm around some alleged sapphire displays for the next iPhone(s), you can imagine that Corning -- the company that that makes the Gorilla Glass displays Apple has been using for a ...
Full article at: The Unofficial Apple Weblog Jul 14 2014, 3:00pm CDT


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