Items tagged with Sapphire Crystal

Have you ever seen anyone using a cracked iPhone? It's not a rare sight, nor is it exclusive to the iPhone crowd, but it is an unfortunate consequence of dropping a handset on pavement or other type of hard surface. Fortunately, a solution may be just around the bend. Rumor has it Apple's iPhone 6 will sport a sapphire crystal display, and from what we've seen so far, it's far more durable than Corning's Gorilla Glass. Evidently these iPhone 6 displays are finding their way into the wild ahead of the handset's launch. It was just last week that Marques Brownlee, host of the YouTube channel MKBHD, put the display through its paces by attempting to scratch it with a his keys and pocket knife, both... Read more...
Apple has a tendency to fixate on a single feature with each new product release. For the iPhone 4S, it was Siri that received the lion's share of attention, and the for the iPhone 5S, Apple spent a lot of time talking about Touch ID, a fingerprint recognition system built into the home button. When the unannounced iPhone 6 comes to town, there's a good chance Apple will tout its seriously rugged display. There's a new video floating around demonstrating the extreme durability of the alleged iPhone 6's sapphire crystal display, which is reportedly replacing Corning's Gorilla Glass. In the video, Marques Brownlee, host of the YouTube channel MKBHD, tries scratching the display with a knife and... Read more...