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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.

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Shine bright like a sapphire: Super-tough Kyocera Brigadier is ready for battle (review)

As the first mass-market smartphone with a sapphire display, Verizon's Kyocera Brigadier can take a cold, hard beating.

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Rugged Kyocera Brigadier brings the brawn (pictures)

Equipped with Kyocera's Sapphire Shield display, the Brigadier for Verizon is a water-resistant phone that can survive pretty much anything you throw at it.

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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.

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'Waterproof, drop-proof' Kyocera Hydro Life joins T-Mobile, MetroPCS for $125

With a thicker skin than your average smartphone, Kyocera's latest Android handset also preserves your budget.

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Avoid contact: Kyocera Contact is cheap, but fumbles the basics (review)

Although its budget price may beckon, Virgin Mobile's Kyocera Contact messaging phone is one to avoid.

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3 stars Good
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Waterproof Hydro Icon treads budget waters

The Kyocera Hydro Icon is waterproof and only $150, but it doesn't offer much else.

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A waterproof phone that doesn't quite make a splash

The $149.99 Kyocera Hydro Icon is waterproof, but inconsistent call quality holds it back.

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Smartphone displays smart enough to sense your spit. Seriously

Researchers are working on glass that could detect fluids simply through contact, which may hold medical benefits.

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Scoop: Kyocera developing smartphone with sapphire crystal display

An industry source confirmed to CNET that an online video shows Kyocera developing a smartphone equipped with a sapphire screen.

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Boost Mobile adds waterproof Kyocera Hydro Icon

As the summer gets underway, the no-contract carrier rounds out its lineup with this water-resistant and drop-proof Android phone.

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Splash happy Kyocera Vibe is cheap, but cuts corners (review)

With its low $29.99 on-contract price, the Hydro Vibe serves up water resistance, but there are better phones on the carrier.

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