The Cost Of Sapphire Displays Matter, But Less Than You Think

Posted: February 14, 2014 by mattmargolis24 in My Publications
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Matt Margolis


My latest Seeking Alpha publication addressed an unfounded and senseless rumor that popped up earlier this week.  Gforgames reported that the next iPhone will not feature sapphire glass because of the skyrocketing costs that will result from the screen display.  In this article I dig into Apple’s lagging market share, their giant portion of mobile profits and why they have wiggle room in their margin to add sapphire displays.

  1. […] the GforGames conclusion that sapphire is still too expensive for Apple to use on the iPhone. He argues that given the dramatic cost reductions in sapphire manufacturing and Apple’s gigantic share […]


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