Gorilla Glass

Corning Gorilla Glass for Smartphone Camera Lenses are Coming

[caption id="attachment_357003" align="aligncenter" width="920"] Image: Corning[/caption] According to The Verge, Corning Inc. has has announced two varieties of a new glass composite designed for smartphone camera lenses — Gorilla Glass with DX and Gorilla Glass with DX+. Every single one of the camera lenses on your phone has a protective glass covering to prevent damage to...

Corning Unveils Gorilla Glass Victus, its Toughest Glass Yet for Smartphones

Corning has today announced its all-new Gorilla Glass Victus with significant improvement in both drop and scratch performance. Calling the Victus its "toughest Gorilla Glass yet,” Corning says it survived drops onto hard, rough surfaces from up to 2 meters in its lab tests. Gorilla Glass is used in more than eight billion devices by more than 45...

Corning’s Gorilla Glass 6 Brings Improved Protection Against Multiple Drops

Corning has today announced the launch of next-generation Gorilla Glass 6 for consumer mobile devices, that promises to offer "unprecedented protection" against multiple drops. "Now more than ever, it’s critical that the cover glass provides outstanding protection,” said John Bayne, vice president and general manager, Corning Gorilla Glass. “Gorilla Glass 6 is an entirely new glass...

Apple Grants $200 Million to Gorilla Glass Maker Corning

Apple announced on Friday that it's partnering with Corning to give the Gorilla Glass manufacturer a $200 million grant for its Harrodsburg, KY facility to make next-generation glass as part of Apple's new $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund. The investment will support the 65-year-old Corning plant’s research and development, equipment needs and glass processing, according...

Corning Unveils Gorilla Glass 5, Likely Candidate for iPhone 7?

Corning yesterday launched Gorilla Glass 5, which the company says was able to survive 80 percent of drop tests from 1.6 metres high onto rough surfaces, which is up four-times better than competitors. Despite being tougher, Corning explains "it still provides the damage resistance, optical clarity and touch sensitivity Gorilla Glass is famous for." John Bayne,...

Gorilla Glass Subjected to MythBusters Strength Test [VIDEO]

In case you were wondering how strong your iPhone's display is, the guys from MythBusters have an answer for you. You may already know that Apple used Gorilla Glass with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and that the devices performed decently in this years' drop tests. In a video sponsored by Corning, the manufacturer...

Sapphire vs. Gorilla Glass Durability Tests [VIDEO]

The folks over at uBreakiFix have compared the impact resistance, scratch resistance and strength of sapphire glass with Gorilla Glass in a series of tests, in order to determine whether sapphire is a suitable material for use as a smartphone display (via MacRumors). Interestingly, the tests conclude that sapphire does not necessarily offer any advantage over Gorilla Glass....

Corning and GTOC Announce New 3D-Shaped Gorilla Glass Manufacturing Technology

Corning announced today the manufacturing readiness of their 3D glass-forming technology to shape Corning Gorilla Glass. Partnered with G-Tech Optoelectronics Corp. (GTOC), Corning is targeting a commercialization of finished 3D-shaped Gorilla Glass parts in 2014. More than half of all the top ten smartphone manufactures already market products with a curved glass display and the...