“Apple is going to adopt a curved cover glass for its next generation model, according to industry sources,” Yenting Chen and Steve Shen report for DigiTimes.
“In order to push forward the production of curved glass, Apple reportedly has purchased 200-300 glass cutting machines to be used by glass makers, said the sources,” Chen and Shen report. “The glass slicing machines are currently being stored at associated assembly plants and will be brought online once yield rates for the production of curved glass reaches a satisfactory level, the sources revealed.”
Chen and Shen report, “There has been no timetable yet for the volume production of iPhone 5.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Judge Bork” for the heads up.]