The $320 Sapphire Wellness Watch doesn't come cheap but this sophisticated timepiece tracks how fast your heart races, and the steps you take with crystal and metal-coated flair.
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If you don't mind its extra bulk, the Kyocera Brigadier is a rugged and water-resistant device that delivers a modern smartphone experience for a low price.
The JVC SL is a series of edge-lit LCDs, boasting a slimline look and some unique features. Unusually it peaks at just 47 inches.
A supplier of the scratch-resistant material has upped output, says a researcher, causing some to predict a bigger iPhone.
CNET takes a look at the pros and cons of the superhard material, and why practical constraints kept it from appearing in Apple's latest smartphones.
A sapphire screen isn't in the cards, claims analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, but a larger capacity and other surprises await.
The Chinese handset maker gives its 5-inch Ascend P7 a sapphire display which will make it more resistant to scratches.
Apple may test the waters of a sapphire-screened phone by limiting the tough but pricey material to a single version of the next iPhone this year, claims analyst Gene Munster.
A sapphire screen could brighten the prospects of Huawei's flagship P7 in its competition with Apple and with rival Android brands.
Debate has surfaced regarding if and when Apple will outfit its new iPhone with the uber-hard substance. JP Morgan's Rod Hall, for one, doesn't see it in the immediate cards.