Marques Brownlee, a popular YouTube personality purportedly received an early iPhone 6 sapphire crystal display from a known Apple leaker Sonny Dickson. In addition to being paper thin, Brownlee shows that the new screen measures 4.7-inches diagonally, which falls in line with the rumors that Apple will release two different-sized iPhones this year: A 4.7" and 5.5". Continue reading for the video and more information.
If you aren't familiar with this synthetic material, it's a hard transparent material made of crystallizing aluminum oxide, produced at high temperatures. As it's heated, the material forms disks that can be sliced using diamond-coated saws. These round disks are then ground into shape and polished, to become glass.