Apple partner about to begin mass production of sapphire glass
0. phoneArena 05 Aug 2014, 05:49 posted on
A few months ago, Apple has partnered with GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) – a diversified tech company, which works on developing and producing cristal growth equipment that is faster and more cost-efficient – in order to establish a sapphire glass production facility in Arizona.
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3. Finalflash (Posts: 2040; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)
No, the rumor makers are just stupid. There are 2 months left till the iPhone 6 release which means if they're beginning production now it will not be on the iPhone 6. The iNote or whatever can have it, but that would mean it earliest release is December. But even for a minimum of 10 million units it would be very hard to do on time if December is the release because a full 5.5 inch sapphire screen would literally require more sapphire than the rest of the sapphire manufacturers of the world can produce. Likely this is for the smartwatch if anything, but the prototype sapphire screens running around are fueling quite a bit of speculation.
4. frizodanizzo (Posts: 7; Member since: 01 Aug 2014)
How are these rumors accurate? Apple seriously didn't produce anything till recently I can't believe that for one minute... It takes more than a month a half
6. Miracles (Posts: 560; Member since: 31 Aug 2013)
Not if ur Apple...they are gonna announce it and ship later
5. needa (Posts: 199; Member since: 30 Jun 2014)
i feel like i should dump some cheddar on gtat stock.