Foxconn Assembled 100 iPhone 6 Units with Sapphire-Covered Displays
According to a new report from Taiwan, Foxconn has assembled at least 100 iPhone 6 units with sapphire-covered displays. These are the prototypes produced for testing purposes.
If Apple decides to use sapphire instead of Corning Gorilla Glass, the production of the next-generation iPhone will become much more complicated, sources claim. However, the new sapphire displays are said to be more reliable.
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The testing is said to have taken place at a Foxconn-owned factory in the Longhua district of Shenzhen, a major manufacturing city in mainland China's Guangdong province. Taiwanese newspaper Apple Daily was the first to report the news on Friday.
Despite the fact that Foxconn assembled a number of iPhones with sapphire-covered screens, this doesn’t necessarily mean the start of mass-production. It’s Apple, you never know what will happen next.
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