No Saphire screen for iPhones

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  1. eclipse01 macrumors 68020

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  4. Indoobidubly macrumors newbie

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    You're very excited about the lack of sapphire crystal display?
     
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    It was just a rumor.:rolleyes:
     
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    Given that the most recent tests of the materials indicated it's still not a good choice for a large phone front...shouldn't we be happy about this news?
     
  7. eclipse01 thread starter macrumors 68020

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    yes, i'm happy that my screen is still scratchable and i have to buy screen protectors every 6 months again :rolleyes:
     
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    They never usually announce what the screen is made from do they? Other than the original iPhone they have never confirmed that they even use Gorilla Glass, as far as I'm aware.
     
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    they announced that the watch would use sapphire
     
  10. solo118 macrumors 65816

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    I am sure since it has not been perfected, they decided not to go with it. It is a bummer though as we all saw many prototypes.
     
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    No. The lack of a sapphire display is not that big of a deal. I'm still excited about the 6.
     
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    http://www.macrumors.com/2014/08/29/sapphire-gorilla-glass/

    Enjoy your scratch-free broken screen.
     
  14. Kukulcan macrumors 6502

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    All my iPhones but the 4 had scratched backs but perfect fronts when I sold them. 4 was perfect on both sides, no need for saphire glass for me.
     
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    How about adamantium? It's the stuff Wolverine's skeleton and claws are made of
     
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    S Models are going to be beast next year. Sapphire screen. 2gb ram. Quad core? 10-13MP I bet.
     
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    In show biz you always leave the audience wanting more!

    Hey, I'm just happy after waiting 7 years for a larger screen that I'm moving up from 3.5" to 5.5" :cool:
     
  19. iOz macrumors regular

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    Some of us actually choose to live in reality.
    However not using a sapphire crystal display on the iPhones is no deal breaker for me.
     
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    If it was sapphire glass everyone would be complaining because it's been proven that sapphire glass is more scratch resistant but shatters more easily if it's dropped.
     
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    My bet is on the iPhone 8..
     
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    That was a joke. Just couldn't find an emoji to add.
     

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