There’s no denying that Gorilla Glass has become one of the best-known industry standards for smartphones. Ever since their silent launch on the first iPhone, it’s now a flagship spec requirement that you’ll hear mentioned in almost every one of our reviews, and which keeps evolving like clockwork at every CES we go to. One thing you might have noticed is that the product hasn’t made it to wearable technology just yet, and even though there are compelling technical reasons for that, it’s something that’s about to change.
Corning has just [...]
Corning has been famous for giving us durable glass displays on smartphones since the original iPhone, which is even before they came-up with the name Gorilla Glass. Today, we’re already enjoying the benefits of Gorilla Glass 3, and its popularity has ensured their technology is now on top of almost every single display we use every day, and its grown beyond the smartphone into tablets, and even the design elements of certain HP computers that were launched recently.
Just as Samsung pretty-much bought Wacom a couple of years ago to ensure their dominance in the technology [...]
We’ve been huge fans of future possible sapphire solutions for smartphones ever since MWC. We’ve also visited the factory that can make this possible. Sapphire is known to be an extremely tough material, almost impossible to scratch. It has its own downside though: it’s also very brittle. Gorilla Glass, on the other hand, is less brittle, but, it is much easier to scratch. Gorilla Glass vs sapphire has recently become a real topic.
Currently, the majority of phone makers are using Gorilla Glass, from Corning, in one of its version iterations — adding up [...]