Rumor: Apple to launch iPhone 6 with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Sapphire Glass and 441 ppi display in September
According to reports, Apple is aggressively pursuing the launch of its new plant in Mesa, Arizona by February and may be acquiring sapphire manufacturing componentsÂ that could theoretically produce 200 million 5-inch display panels, which cover approximately one years worth of iPhone handsets.Â
Apple is widely expected to finally make the iPhoneâ€™s screen bigger this year with the iPhone 6. The device is rumored to come in two variants â€” one with a 4.5-inch display, and the other with a 5.5-inch display. Hereâ€™s a comprehensive roundup of all the rumors that weâ€™ve seen till now about Appleâ€™s next-generation iPhone.
A recent report suggests the sapphire will land in the next generation iPhone as a display material. The company allegedly acquiring the necessary hardware to produce enough sapphire to outfit almost 200 million iPhones with this tough-as-nails material. Just how tough will it be? Watch these videos below to find out.
A number of reputable media outlets have corroborated claims of the iPhone 6 coming in two sizes, but a new research note fromÂ KDB Daewoo Securities tells us a lot more about Appleâ€™s much-rumored next-generation iPhone.
Apple to make ‘critical new sub-component’ at sapphire plant; sparks off speculation of iPhone 6 with Sapphire Glass display
9to5Mac reports that Apple is aggressively pursuing the launch of its new plant in Mesa, Arizona by February.
In November 2013, Apple had confirmed that the company was planning to setupÂ a sapphire glass production facility in Mesa, Arizona with GT Advanced Technologies.
Few days back we reported that Apple has started trial production of iPhones with sapphire glass display.
One of the main reasons for iPhone warranty claims is cracked and broken screens.
With the iPhone 5Â and iPhone 5s, Apple addressed part of the problem by replacing the glass back casing with anodized aluminum with inlays along the top and bottom made ofÂ Â ceramic glass (on the white and silver model) or pigmented glass (on the black and slate model).