Articles about Sapphire

Asian Sapphire Stocks See Prices Rise In View Of Rumors
It does look as though the shares of sapphire manufacturers have seen their prices increase over the past two days by stock market traders in Taiwan. The reason behind this? Whispers have been going around that Apple, the company with more than $700 billion in market capitalization, intends to have another go at using sapphire glass for the displays when it comes to the next iPhone. After all, the intention […]

Huawei Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition Confirmed
Mention sapphire displays these days and people will think you’re talking about the iPhone 6. For the past few months it has been consistently rumored that Apple’s next generation smartphone is going to have a sapphire display. While there’s no confirmation of that, rumors about another smartphone with a sapphire display have turned out to be true. Huawei have confirmed that it will soon be releasing the Ascend P7 Sapphire […]

Corning Executive Names Sapphire As Expensive, Heavy And Environmentally Unfriendly
Corning Glass executive Tony Tripeny mentioned in a conference call earlier today that there are many negative points to using sapphire crystal in a mobile device, which is a move that many deem Apple to take with the next generation iPhone. Corning executives CFO James Flaws and SVP and Corporate Controller Tripeny have weighed in on the situation, where the latter shared, “When we look at it, we see a […]

iPhone 6 To Have Sapphire Coating, Skips May Release (Rumor)
It does seem as though both Apple and Gorilla Glass will be kissing each other goodbye when the iPhone 6 hits the market. Apparently, Apple will be making the jump to a sapphire screen-coating for their next generation iPhone, and just in case you were wondering, sapphire coating has long been a feature in high-end watches for quite some time already because of its high-durability and scratch-resistance capabilities. Right now, […]


iPhone 6 Sapphire Screen Rumors Contradicted
Over the past couple of weeks there have been countless rumors about the iPhone 6 sapphire screen and how Foxconn has already manufactured prototype units that use said sapphire screen instead of Corning’s Gorilla Glass. There is still a lot of time left till Apple is due to unveil its next generation iPhone, if it decides to stick with conventional release cycles, but the influx of rumors continues at a […]