Apple is working on sapphire glass for its future devices, and we have heard rumors that it would be used in the new iPhone 6 and also the Apple iWatch.
Now a new patent filing has been revealed, which hints that the iPhone 6 will indeed come with a sapphire display, the patent filing was discovered by Apple Insider.
Apple has filed a patent for a new Oleophobic coating on sapphire glass, the patent fling has an illustration of an Apple iPhone, which suggests that the iPhone 6 will get a sapphire glass display.
This new Oleophobic coating on sapphire glass is designed to repel oil, which would mean that it would be resistant to smudges and fingerprints.
Apple signed a deal last year to work with sapphire glass manufacture GT Advanced Technologies, although exactly what the two companies are working on has yet to be revealed.
We are expecting the new iPhone 6 to launch in September, with a sapphire glass display, it is said to feature a larger 4.7 inch display than the iPhone 5S and come with an Apple A8 mobile processor.
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