Sapphire Protected iPhone Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking (VIDEO)

Sapphire Protected iPhone Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking (VIDEO)

The rumor mill is abuzz with the “news” that Apple intends to use Sapphire in the next generation of iPhone screens. Just how tough is Sapphire though? Watch as this sapphire protected iPhone takes a licking and keeps on ticking…

9to5Mac:

Screen protection company Aero-Gear scrapes a concrete block across the screen of an iPhone 5 fitted with a sapphire protector. Assuming the video is genuine (the camera angle hides the actual scraping), it’s an extremely impressive demonstration of what we might expect from a sapphire-coated iPhone 6 … 

(For any history-disabled readers in our audience, the “it takes a licking, and keeps on ticking,” comes from a famous series of Timex watch commercials way back in the 1950s – 1960s. Which was before you were born. So it’s not important to you. But, what the hell, we’re going to show you one of the commercials anyway.)

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