Rumor: Apple will still use screens of sapphire in future iPhones




Apple would like to use for future iPhones still scenes of sapphire. That rumor is prevalent following the construction of a screen factory in Taiwan. This fall, the supplier of sapphire screens for Apple went bankrupt.

The factory Innolux likely for Apple builds in Taiwan would make sapphire screens for future iPhones, claiming Focus Taiwan on the basis of an online article published by the China Economic Weekly. While the exact sources are unknown, appeared earlier information of this newspaper knocking often.

It’s no secret that Apple screens sapphire on its iPhones wants. Earlier this fall, the company that would deliver sapphires screens for the iPhone 6 went bankrupt , after Apple decided to use for the new iPhones regular tempered glass. That was probably due to production problems with the material.

Sapphire has the advantage that it is a harder material than toughened glass, but the production of sapphire on the surfaces such as the screens of the iPhone is problematic: the material can easily weaken on that size, so that the screens would be in place of amplifier to weaker are.

Meanwhile, there are already several phone models with sapphires screens appeared: Huawei has a variant of its Ascend P7 released with a 5 “screen of sapphire and Kyocera, in the Netherlands is known for its printers, a smartphone with that material on the market. Apple calm himself the more expensive models of its watch with sapphire.


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