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Does more 'Sapphire' production mean larger Apple 'iPhone 6'?

A supplier of the scratch-resistant material has upped output, says a researcher, causing some to predict a bigger iPhone.

By May 28, 2014

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Apple sapphire supplier GT Advanced files for bankruptcy protection

GT's filing, which sends company's stock tumbling about 90 percent, surprises the market and suggests a breakdown in its relationship with Apple.

By October 6, 2014

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Why the iPhone 6 isn't rocking a sapphire crystal display

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.

By September 9, 2014

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iPhone 6 won't go sapphire but will offer 128GB version -- analyst

A sapphire screen isn't in the cards, claims analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, but a larger capacity and other surprises await.

By September 4, 2014

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Huawei confirms sapphire display for Ascend P7

The Chinese handset maker gives its 5-inch Ascend P7 a sapphire display which will make it more resistant to scratches.

By September 4, 2014

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64GB iPhone 6 may adopt sapphire screen as test -- analyst

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.

By September 2, 2014

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Huawei Ascend P7 smartphone to get sapphire glitz

A sapphire screen could brighten the prospects of Huawei's flagship P7 in its competition with Apple and with rival Android brands.

By August 26, 2014

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iPhone 6 with sapphire screen may not appear this year -- analyst

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.

By August 18, 2014

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Kyocera Brigadier brings durable sapphire display and 4G LTE to Verizon

With its 4.5-inch sapphire screen, quad-core processor, and 8-megapixel camera, the rugged and water resistant Brigadier can take whatever you can throw at it.

By August 12, 2014

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iPhone 6 screen won't be made of sapphire, analysts claim

Low production yields of the tough but pricey material means it won't surface on the next iPhone in time for a September launch, Trendforce analysts conclude.

By July 29, 2014