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Sapphire glass 128 GB HTC U Ultra headed to Europe for €849

A 128 GB version of the HTC U Ultra will be available in Europe on April 18 for €849. It's "usually dispatched within 1-2 months".
by Kris CarlonApril 8, 201711

Corning’s new glass will approach sapphire in scratch resistance

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.
by Bogdan PetrovanFebruary 7, 201516

Oppo R1C officially announced, costs around $400

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.
by Gary SimsJanuary 14, 201531

Desay announces $160 sapphire screen phone in China

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.
by Gary SimsJanuary 13, 2015
 
 

Huawei launching sapphire-clad Ascend P7

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?
by Edgar CervantesAugust 26, 20146

Kyocera adopting sapphire crystal for upcoming smartphone?

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?
by Edgar CervantesJuly 11, 201413

Is sapphire glass the next big thing in mobile devices?

While Apple is already set to use more of sapphire glass in its upcoming devices, Samsung and LG are also exploring the technology.
by J. Angelo RacomaMay 29, 201430

Are sapphire screens worth the hype when it comes to scratch resistance?

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 ...
by Andrew GrushFebruary 5, 201454

Gorilla Glass vs Sapphire: Corning challenges strength claims of alternative phone cover

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 ...
by David GonzalesMay 8, 20138

Look out Gorilla Glass, next gen devices might feature sapphire displays

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.
by Darcy LaCouveeMarch 21, 20138
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