Yes, the iPhone 7 lenses really are sapphire

Posted by phil on Jeudi oct 6, 2016 Under The IPhone Blog

Science is hard. And so is watching videos. Rene Ritchie has been covering Apple and the personal technology industry for almost a decade. Editorial director for Mobile Nations, analyst for iMore, video and podcast host, you can follow him on Snapchat, Instagram, or Twitter @reneritchie. */ /*–>*/ /*–>*/ There’s a YouTube video going around showing tests conducted on the sapphire lens of the IPHONE 7 that’s raised some internet controversy about whether or not the lens is actually sapphire. Here’s what Apple told iMore in a statement: \ »Apple confirms the IPHONE 7 camera lens is sapphire, and under proper testing conditions achieves the hardness and purity results expected from sapphire.\ » So what’s going on? The video is fine for what it is, but it doesn’t include the necessary controls and contains enough theories throughout that the ultimate conclusion it reaches might escape people who don’t understand the subject or don’t watch it closely. Let’s break…

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