We took the time a couple of years ago to visit GT Crystal Systems, a subsidiary of GT Advanced Technologies, to find out how sapphire displays were made. It’s been a long time since we’ve even entertained the thought of an iPhone (or any phone) with a sapphire screen. It’s the same for Apple, too, as it conflict ensued between the company and the now-bankrupt GT Advanced Technologies over providing such screens.
Remember back to when Apple gave a huge loan to GT Advanced in 2014 with the goal of converting its business focus from [...]
As we get closer to the launch of Apple’s next-generation iPhone, which we continue to dub the iPhone 6, more rumors emerge on what to expect. We’ve heard that Apple might bring a sapphire crystal panel to at least one of the alleged iPhone 6 models, though if you’re wondering why this is worth it, you can watch our extensive introduction to sapphire. Still, it seems that Sonny Dickson got his hands on one of these panels and decided to show you just how durable it is.
Sadly, even though Dickson does mention the word sapphire in the title of this video, that [...]