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Apple iPhone 6 screens will have Sapphire coating

26 February, 2014 Apple


There are rumors today that Apple is going to be switching to Sapphire screen-coating for the next Gen of iPhone (So called iPhone 6).  Sapphire coating has been utilized in high-finish watches for some time because of of scratch-resistance or strong durability.


Sapphire is currently utilized on apple iPhone camera contacts and also the iPhone 5S fingerprint sensor, the rumor also calls iWatch will allegedly be using Sapphire coating.


GT Advanced is company behind Apple's Sapphire coating is looking at $500-$700 Million for the deal, since coating a presentation with GT Advanced costs 3-4 more than coating it with Gorilla Glass that cost around $3 dollars per screen.


Anybody excited about the iPhone 6 because of the Sapphire coating?

 

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