Sapphire


The Star of Adam: World's Largest Blue Star Sapphire Found in Sri Lanka

The Star of Adam: World's Largest Blue Star Sapphire Found in Sri Lanka

The biggest and costliest blue star sapphire on the face of the planet has been discovered in the island of Sri Lanka. It is a...

Jan 5 2016, 6:03am CST

Xiaomi Reportedly Revealing the New Mi5 Smartphone with Sapphire Display at CES

Xiaomi Reportedly Revealing the New Mi5 Smartphone with Sapphire Display at CES 2015

The new flagship smartphone of the Chinese electronics giant will contain the sapphire screen...

Dec 27 2014, 9:57am CST

iWatch said to feature flexible display made of synthetic sapphire

iWatch said to feature flexible display made of synthetic sapphire

Apple's first wearable will feature a flexible display made from synthetic sapphire....

Sep 5 2014, 1:35am CDT

Apple’s Sapphire iPhone Costs Could Be Lower Than Expected

Apple’s Sapphire iPhone Costs Could Be Lower Than Expected

Apple has some tricks up its sleeves which can reduce the manufacturing costs of producing sapphire screens...

Aug 15 2014, 1:32pm CDT

iWatch gets Sapphire Glass

iWatch gets Sapphire Glass

WSJ says Apple will produce Sapphire glass for iWatch....

Aug 15 2014, 8:41am CDT

Apple reportedly using synthetic sapphire on upcoming iPhones

Apple reportedly using synthetic sapphire on upcoming iPhones

Apple pioneered glass displays, fingerprint sensors, and 64-bit processors. What's next for Apple? The answer could be fou...

Aug 15 2014, 6:13am CDT

iPhone 6 will not have Sapphire Cover Glass

iPhone 6 will not have Sapphire Cover Glass

New supply chain analysis suggest that there will be no Sapphire Cover Glass on the iPhone 6....

Jul 29 2014, 3:45am CDT

iPhone 6 Sapphire Display: Everything You Need To Know

iPhone 6 Sapphire Display: Everything You Need To Know

The iPhone 6 will be the most radical redesign in iPhone history. Central to that will be the move to larger 4.7-inch and 5.5-i...

Jul 25 2014, 8:01am CDT

Alleged 4.7-inch iPhone 6 sapphire display meets sandpaper

Alleged 4.7-inch iPhone 6 sapphire display meets sandpaper

The phone goes through a bow and arrow test and gives in to this ultimate experiment of durability...

Jul 20 2014, 2:47pm CDT

JPMorgan states sapphire covers to be rare for the iPhone 6

JPMorgan states sapphire covers to be rare for the iPhone 6

JPMorgan Securities Ltd does not think the initial launch of the iPhone 6 will have sapphire crystal for its main display in an...

Jul 19 2014, 6:59am CDT

Apple News: iPhone 6 Sapphire Screen, Smaller Battery, iWatch's Luxury, And Delays

Apple News: iPhone 6 Sapphire Screen, Smaller Battery, iWatch's Luxury, And Delays

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop looks at a potential strategy...

Jul 13 2014, 6:16am CDT

iPhone 6 Sapphire Glass Display Gets Run Over By A Car

iPhone 6 Sapphire Glass Display Gets Run Over By A Car

After sailing through 'key and knife' and 'hammer and nail' test, the front of the iPhone 6 finally gave wa...

Jul 11 2014, 2:02pm CDT

4.7-inch iPhone 6 Sapphire Glass Put Through Its Paces In Scratch Test

4.7-inch iPhone 6 Sapphire Glass Put Through Its Paces In Scratch Test

YouTube techie Marques Brownlee slashes phone with sharp tools...

Jul 9 2014, 4:51am CDT

iPhone 6 Sapphire Display Stress Tested on Video

iPhone 6 Sapphire Display Stress Tested on Video

Following the many leaks that showed 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 dummy units fished out of China – revealing many sign...

Jul 8 2014, 9:29am CDT

iPhone 6 will be Hard To Kill with Sapphire

iPhone 6 will be Hard To Kill with Sapphire

Back in February, I told you how Apple’s deal to secure $578 million worth of sapphire meant only one thing: the front cover fo...

Jul 8 2014, 1:14am CDT

Samsung and LG will most likely make use of sapphire in the near future

Samsung and LG will most likely make use of sapphire in the near future

The companies have requested sapphire glass manufacturers / suppliers to review samples...

May 24 2014, 1:15pm CDT

Apple begins shipping sapphire

Apple begins shipping sapphire

Apple pairs with GT to produce sapphire for next gen iPhones...

May 2 2014, 4:18am CDT

The Moto 360 to have Sapphire glass

The Moto 360 to have Sapphire glass

The new device stands out from the smartwatch bandwagon with an OLED and a fancy design...

Mar 21 2014, 1:21pm CDT

iPhone6 to come with a sapphire coating

iPhone6 to come with a sapphire coating

iPhone ditched the Gorilla Glass for good this time as it is looking forward to sapphire coating for next line of smartphones...

Feb 27 2014, 10:49am CST

The iPhone 6 Is Coming With Sapphire, but Not in May

The iPhone 6 Is Coming With Sapphire, but Not in May

Because Apple sells more than 150 million iPhones a year, certain kinds of secrecy surrounding the company’s ubiquitous smartph...

Feb 26 2014, 1:00pm CST

Sapphire Glass will be used on iWatch but not iPhone 6 tips Supply chain

Sapphire Glass will be used on iWatch but not iPhone 6 tips Supply chain

iWatch to be the first product with sapphire glass says rumor...

Feb 11 2014, 10:31am CST

Apple Loop: A $14 Billion Bet, A Sapphire iPhone 6, Flappy Bird Flies Away

Apple Loop: A $14 Billion Bet, A Sapphire iPhone 6, Flappy Bird Flies Away, Woz's Android iPhone

Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the things that happened around Apple this week. Apple’s big buyback. There are many r...

Feb 9 2014, 5:35pm CST

Apple’s Sapphire Plant in Arizona to Churn out 'Critical' New Component in February

Apple’s Sapphire Plant in Arizona to Churn out 'Critical' New Component in February

Apple is to begin operations in its Arizona sapphire plant in February. It will churn out a critical new component that may be...

Jan 30 2014, 2:37am CST

iPhone 6 rumored to Improve Battery Life By Inscribing Solar Cells In Sapphire Glass-Coated Screens

iPhone 6 rumored to Improve Battery Life By Inscribing Solar Cells In Sapphire Glass-Coated Screens

There is impressive evidence that Apple is moving into solar power in a big way, not just in the projected 4.4 million squ...

Jan 26 2014, 1:04pm CST

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Forget Gorilla Glass. Apple has its own patented method of affixing a sapphire substrate to a touch screen. According to a repo...

Jan 26 2014, 10:10am CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: $1,314.69Salvatore Ferragamo Men's F55LCQ6809 SR05 F-80 Ceramic Tachymeter Bezel Sapphire Crystal Yellow Rubber Chronograph Date Watch at $1,314.69

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: $1,314.69Salvatore Ferragamo Men's F55LCQ6809 SR05 F-80 Ceramic Tachymeter Bezel Sapphire Crystal Yellow Rubber Chronograph Date Watch at $1,314.69

Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in...

Dec 15 2013, 8:38am CST

Apple Signs $578 Million Deal with GT Advanced Technologies for Sapphire Production

Apple Signs $578 Million Deal with GT Advanced Technologies for Sapphire Production

GT Advanced Technologies produces the sapphire material already used in the iPhone 5 and 5S, but Apple’s plans for the material...

Nov 9 2013, 11:08am CST

Apple Pays $578M in Advance to GT Advanced Technologies for Sapphire Production

Apple pays $578 advance payment to GT Advanced Technologies and signed a multi-year supply agreement to provide sapphire materi...

Nov 9 2013, 2:47am CST

Vertu Constellation Smartphone Has Scratch-Proof Sapphire Crystal Front

Vertu Constellation Smartphone Has Scratch-Proof Sapphire Crystal Front

Constellation is more for luxury than performance...

Oct 2 2013, 12:29pm CDT

Will Sapphire be Used in Apple’s Future Devices?

Will Sapphire be Used in Apple’s Future Devices?

Apple might have possible plans to use Sapphire in building future products...

Sep 12 2013, 1:20pm CDT

iPhone 5S has Sapphire Glass Panel with Integrated Fingerprint Touch Home Button

iPhone 5S has Sapphire Glass Panel with Integrated Fingerprint Touch Home Button

A new report from claims that Apple will use sapphire glass on the iPhone 5S with an integrated home button. This would mean Ap...

May 14 2013, 7:43am CDT

Beck's Sapphire Super Bowl 2013 Ad Released Online

Beck's Sapphire Super Bowl 2013 Ad Released Online

Watch the new Beck's Sapphire Super Bowl commercial online now below....

Jan 30 2013, 2:03pm CST

Sapphire Announces Cheap DisplayPort Adapter for Radeon HD 5000 series Video Cards

Sapphire Announces Cheap DisplayPort Adapter for Radeon HD 5000 series Video Cards

Sapphire is the largest maker of video cards that use the ATI HD 5000 series of GPUs around. The company has announced a new an...

Aug 31 2010, 11:33am CDT

Sapphire Radeon 5850 Toxic 2GB Review

Sapphire Radeon 5850 Toxic 2GB Review

PureOverclock published a Sapphire Radeon 5850 Toxic 2GB Review. Quote from the review: “This limited edition Sapphire 5850 To...

Mar 24 2010, 10:00pm CDT

CeBIT 2010: Sapphire's N450 Netbook

CeBIT 2010: Sapphire's N450 Netbook

Sapphire, a company better known for its graphics cards, unveiled their first ever netbook today at CeBIT 2010. The N450 is nam...

Mar 3 2010, 11:32am CST

Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 1 GB Toxic Edition Review

Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 1 GB Toxic Edition Review

Harwarecanucks published a Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 1 GB Toxic Edition Review. Quote from review: “ATI has been gaining steam w...

Feb 22 2010, 3:00pm CST

Sapphire Radeon HD 5450 512MB GDDR3 Video Card

Sapphire Radeon HD 5450 512MB GDDR3 Video Card

Tweaktown published a Sapphire Radeon HD 5450 512MB GDDR3 Video Card review. Quote from review: "The release of a new graphics...

Feb 4 2010, 4:00pm CST

Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB in CrossFire Tested

AMD unveiled the new ATI Radeon HD 5800 series earlier today. We already published a HD 5870 Review Round-Up. Tweaktown teste...

Sep 23 2009, 9:05am CDT

Sapphire HD 4770 CrossFireX Performance

Sapphire HD 4770 CrossFireX Performance

Benchmark Reviews looks at the Sapphire HD 4770 CrossFireX Performance. Quote: "The Sapphire Radeon HD 4770 introduces the 40n...

May 9 2009, 4:00am CDT

Sapphire Radeon HD 4550 Review

Sapphire Radeon HD 4550 Review

Tweaktown published a review of the Sapphire Radeon HD 4550 Graphics Card. Quote from the review: "The low to mid-range market...

Oct 6 2008, 2:00pm CDT