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That's too bad. I was really excited for that screen. Well, sort of. If the next iPhones don't have user-serviceable batteries, I don't think I'll go with Apple.
Could have been the new Guerrilla Glass which was rumored to have a similar qualities.
lol... Ok... i'm no fan of Apple... but really guys? Because it was scratched by SANDPAPER, now you don't want it? lol
How many of you actually plan on taking sandpaper to your phone?
Apple selling something that isn't what it appears to be? Imagine that.
Shoot! I won't be able to walk around with sand paper in my pocket anymore :( Screen still looks like it will be pretty durable. I'm excited to see the other upgrades Apple makes to this new phone!
Sapphire is aluminum oxide, the stuff often used to make sandpaper. Just as diamond can scratch diamond, sapphire can scratch sapphire.
Well, no one is going to carry sandpaper in their pockets, but it could simulate dropping your phone onto pavement and it sliding. I like the end bit where they shot it with an arrow! HAHA
Well if the screen is actually pure sapphire, it would cost significantly more than it should have been with the current screen (part sapphire)