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Rumored iPhone 6 Sapphire Crystal Display gets torture tested

We have seen plenty of leaks about the iPhone 6. When the phone debuts in several months there should be no surprise as to how it will look, the materials used, or the available color options. While the device looks fairly subtle, Marques Brownlee of MKBHD fame, has gotten his hands on an "actual" iPhone 6 sapphire crystal display.

According to Brownlee, the sapphire crystal display comes to him courtesy of reliable Apple leaker, Sonny Dickson. The part comes from a 4.7" model of the iPhone, which was previously reported as not having the sapphire crystal display. Luckily, this part negates those previous rumors of the sapphire crystal display only being available for the 5.5" model of the iPhone 6.

Brownlee puts the sapphire glass display through various tests and notes that this part is very durable and high quality. The sapphire crystal is extremely thin, has great clarity, and distortion is non-existent. Perhaps what is most impressive about the video is the displays resilience to scratches and bending. The display is put through a variety of tests that involves scratching with knives and keys. The display easily manages to pass these extreme tests without any damage. While the iPhone 6 is still a rumored device, if this sapphire crystal display seen in the video is indeed a factory part, it looks like Apple might be able to provide some excitement with its upcoming release. 

Source: MKBHDImage via MKBHD

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