This could be the first look at the new iPhone’s sapphire glass screen

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The iPhone(s appl) rumor cycle continues to press forward with the momentum of a freight train. On Monday, we got a first look at what appears to be the sapphire screen covering for the next generation of iPhones, expected to be launched this fall. The latest leak comes from Nowhereelse.fr, a French blog which has been one of the leaders in parts leaks this cycle.

It’s been expected that Apple was going to be dropping its customary iPhone glass, Corning’s(s glw) Gorilla Glass, in favor of a relatively new product, “sapphire glass,” produced by GT Advanced Technology(s gtat). In November 2013, Apple and GT agreed to a $578 million deal where Apple would fund the construction of a Mesa, Arizona plant operated by GT in exchange for certain capacity and exclusivity considerations. Apple’s investment in the plant was confirmed by CEO Tim Cook in an interview on ABC News.

Because of the Mesa deal, subsequent rumors pointed…

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