Dec 11, 2013 - 02:26 PM EST — AAPL: 562.2499 (-3.3001, -0.58%) | NASDAQ: 4017.712 (-42.778, -1.05%)
“Apple is expected to extend the use of sapphire glass home keys to its new 9.7-inch iPad and 7.9-inch iPad mini to be launched in October, and possibly further adopt sapphire for making touch screen covers for its new iPhone to be launched in 2014, according to Taiwan-based sapphire makers,” Julian Ho and Adam Hwang report for DigiTimes.
“Apple first adopted sapphire to make covers of iPhone 5 cameras and now the material is also used in making covers of iPhone 5S finger print-recognizing home keys, the sources noted,” Ho and Hwang report.
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers "Fred Mertz" and "Dan K."for the heads up.]