New Kyocera Sapphire Shield video suggests sapphire glass is ready for prime-time
0. phoneArena 18 Jul 2014, 03:30 posted on
Last week, we saw a lab video that showed Japanese manufacturer Kyocera testing the strength of sapphire displays. The video came as a surprise, as screens from this extra-durable material have been notoriously hard to produce and still aren't up for production in mass quantities. But the company followed up with an official announcement that puts the last claim to doubt...
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5. na7noo7 (Posts: 278; Member since: 29 Mar 2014)
DragonTrail only has 7H Hardness. Sapphire has either 9H or 10H.
7. Ashoaib (Posts: 3229; Member since: 15 Nov 2013)
so kyocera is going to steal lime light from apple... where are those ifans who were calling use of saphirre in iphone is a real innovation... now kyocera has done this innovation b4 apple
10. Busyboy (unregistered)
Why? I doubt you would replace your Z2 for it anyways
11. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)
I know. I will probably have the Z2 for two years. But of course I still hope to see Sony doing their best in their phones.
3. DillWeed (Posts: 149; Member since: 14 Mar 2014)
Apple has to erase the "the only one to offer sapphire" from their september presentation.
8. Daboss (Posts: 42; Member since: 27 Sep 2013)
Hope it makes you sleep better at night. Hate apple all u want the iphone 6 will still be the best selling phone ever. None of ur powerful driods could even beat the 9 months old 5s :)
6. engineer-1701d (Posts: 3218; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)
i just wish kyocera would have higher specs then they would sell like the tourque low specs great phone hard core just low screen and slow cpu and ram