Putting Kyocera’s Tough “Sapphire Shield” Screen To The Test

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Putting the Sapphire Shield on Kyocera’s Brigadier smartphone to the test

We love our smartphones, but it’s hard to keep the fragile screens protected. Now, a new screen made with sapphire could change that.

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There are a lot of rumors saying Apple’s new iPhone will feature a screen that’s nearly indestructible. It’s all thanks to a material made with sapphire, which is second only to diamonds in hardness.

And, before even Apple addresses the rumors of the next iPhone, a brand new phone from Kyocera called the Brigadier claims to have already brought the tough screen to market. We’re putting the "Sapphire Shield" screen it to the test.