Why Sapphire-glass display? Considering that Sapphire crystal would reinforce the iPhone 6’s show high quality.
GT-Advanced announced its Q4 2013 revenues results yesterday and according on GT Advanced Technologies press release, we can confirm that the iPhone 6 with sapphire screen glass is real.
“Our arrangement to supply sapphire materials to Apple is progressing well and we started to build out the facility in Arizona and staff the operation during the quarter,” said Gutierrez. “We are pleased to have Apple as a sapphire customer and to be in a position to leverage our proprietary know-how to enable the supply of this versatile material. While our primary focus during the balance of the year is to continue to execute on our commitments in Arizona, our aim is to position GT not only as an exceptional sapphire supplier to Apple but also as an unparalleled world-class supplier of sapphire material and equipment to a variety of customers.
No more details given about the precise count of the sapphire screens bought by Apple. Analysts believe that Apple’s current investment will certainly still not be enough for the needed units of the future generation apple iphone 6.
Apple has extended a collaboration with GT Advanced Modern technology in November 2013 for $578 million. Apple has actually likewise been readying a manufacturing in Mesa, Arizona. Formerly, it was reported that the business will certainly generate around ONE HUNDRED to 200 million screen devices.
The Company’s aim is to position the Company not only as an exceptional sapphire supplier to Apple but also as an unparalleled world-class supplier of sapphire material and equipment for a variety of applications; the diversification and investment seeds the Company has planted over the last several years in the LED, power electronics and advanced solar and industrial markets are expected to begin to bear fruit over the next 18 months.
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