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Apple and GT: Sapphire glass is cracked, but still not broken

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You might want to notice how thick sapphire glass is when used in a wrist watch and the weight it adds. Thin sapphire glass for a touch screen would be relatively brittle because it cannot flex nor has shock absorption.

The problem Apple are facing is probably how to produce a laminate glass that has a thin sapphire veneer on the face.

Oops, have I let the cat out of the bag?

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