Huawei's Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition

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  1. tbayrgs macrumors 603

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    For now it is...first to market a Sapphire screen phone. It is still a world first. It is still news.....
     
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    Can someone explain to me all the Sapphire hype?
     
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    Supposedly more scratch resistant and durable than Gorilla Glass but I also believe it's more brittle and susceptible to breaking, especially on larger sizes, say via impact or bending. Another article I read a while back said it's less transparent than regular glass and more expensive to produce.
     
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    Rumor has it was going to be on the new IP6.....now rumor has it will not. Hope they don't have the issues you mentioned......
    I have no issues with Gorilla glass. I really don't care about Sapphire screens. I would rather have more storage and better battery life than a Sapphire screen on any phone.
     
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    Same here--I want whatever provides the most durability and best clarity. If sapphire offers better durability over other options yet doesn't add to the cost I pay for my device, then great. Otherwise, GG has been serving me fine on my devices for years.
     
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    I'd rather have a scratched screen than one that'll crack easily when dropped from a short height (i.e. moreso than now).

    Is the fingerprint sensor under the screen?
     

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