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Corning’s new glass will approach sapphire in scratch resistance

by: Bogdan PetrovanFebruary 7, 2015
To counter the rise of sapphire, Corning is working on a new variety of glass that is very hard to shatter and approaches sapphire in terms of resistance to scratches.
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Oppo R1C officially announced, costs around $400

by: Gary SimsJanuary 14, 2015
Oppo has taken the wraps off its latest phone, the Oppo R1C. The new 64-bit, 5 inch 720p HD device has a sapphire clad rear panel.
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Desay announces $160 sapphire screen phone in China

by: Gary SimsJanuary 13, 2015
Sapphire screens could be poised to gain in popularity as China Mobile has started taking pre-orders for the sapphire clad Desay Magical Mirror X5.
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Huawei launching sapphire-clad Ascend P7

by: Edgar CervantesAugust 26, 2014
Huawei is said to be releasing a sapphire version of their popular Ascend P7 smartphone. It will come in limited quantities, but is it worth your money?
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Kyocera adopting sapphire crystal for upcoming smartphone?

by: Edgar CervantesJuly 11, 2014
The best glass around seems to be sapphire, which Apple is said to use for the iPhone 6. Now it seems Kyocera is also adopting this type of glass. Is it all it's put out to be?
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Is sapphire glass the next big thing in mobile devices?

by: J. Angelo RacomaMay 29, 2014
While Apple is already set to use more of sapphire glass in its upcoming devices, Samsung and LG are also exploring the technology.
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Are sapphire screens worth the hype when it comes to scratch resistance?

by: Andrew GrushFebruary 5, 2014
A new video from Aero-Gear demonstrates the potential of sapphire screens. In the video we see a concrete block rubbed against a sapphire screen protector, and yet it comes out of the match unscratched.
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Gorilla Glass vs Sapphire: Corning challenges strength claims of alternative phone cover

by: David GonzalesMay 8, 2013
Currently, Corning leads the screen protection industry with its world-famous Gorilla Glass screens. But makers of sapphire screens — a promising alternative — might soon rise to dethrone it. Are they ready for the challenge?
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Look out Gorilla Glass, next gen devices might feature sapphire displays

by: Darcy LaCouveeMarch 21, 2013
In the future, economies of scale could bring down the price of sapphire, making it possible for manufacturers to use it on smartphones and other devices.
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myTouch 3G coming in three colors on T-Mobile

by: James TromansJune 5, 2009

We all knew that T-Mobile USA is sitting pretty on the upcoming HTC Magic/MyTouch/G2/Sapphire/whatever, but thanks to Engadget, we now have some attractive box art images to satisfy our hunger. The designer handywork reveals, for sure, that the device is going to run by the name of myTouch 3G. The slightly modern yet colorful vector grunge artwork is pretty appealing and goes some way in telling us that the myTouch 3G will come in three colors, including ‘merlot’ (a rich dark red), white, and black. If you want to take a look at the sea-horses and humming birds that have found their way into the artwork, check out Engadget at this link.

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