Corning announces Gorilla Glass 6 to be stronger than ever

Corning's new glass will let your smartphone survive multiple drops

Today, Corning announced the release of Gorilla Glass 6; the latest iteration in their existing Gorilla Glass line of products. An all-glass body might seem fragile at first, but if Gorilla Glass 6 is as tough as Corning claims it is, future devices shouldn't have trouble surviving a few drops before the phone chasis is damaged.

According to a recent study that Corning has furnished, consumers tend to drop their mobile devices several times a year. With Gorilla Glass 6, the firm makes improvements over Gorilla Glass 5, offering not only the ability to withstand higher drops but also to survive multiple incidents. "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. Not only was the glass created to better resist drops, but it was also put through the paces to resist scratches from rough surfaces. Under the same test conditions, competitive glass compositions did not survive the first drop. It's able to do so because Corning chemically strengthened the material by using higher levels of compression over their previous release. "Moreover, with breaks during drops being a probabilistic event, the added compression helps increase, on average, the likelihood of survival through multiple drop events".

These figures are for GG3 versus GG4. Comparative figures for Gorilla Glass 5 & 6 do not seem to be available yet
These figures are for GG3 versus GG4. Comparative figures for Gorilla Glass 5 & 6 do not seem to be available yet

As you can imagine, this glass cannot only be used for the front display but can also be used for the rear as well. In the past, the emphasis for smartphone displays has been scratch resistance, as early phone screens were prone to scratches from keys and whatever other junk you have in your pocket.

Corning said the new glass has entered production. Take a look at the video below for more details.

2023-26 Final Four sites picked
The city wasn't selected as one of the four host cities for the 2023-26 Final Fours, unveiled by the NCAA on Monday afternoon. Four powerhouse programs - Kentucky, UConn, Kansas and Villanova - have won national championships in San Antonio .

Prosecutors: Butina is flight risk, should stay in jail until trial
Meanwhile, she reported her activities back to Torshin via email, Twitter direct message and "other means", per the filing. Person 1" as a "necessary aspect of her activities" and that she expressed disdain for having to live with him.

Serena Williams dedicates Wimbledon performance to ‘all the mothers’
She needed surgery and was bed-bound for weeks, but Williams has managed to overcome those hard days and resume her tennis career. That's just what she did. "And I couldn't be more proud", he concluded. "I can be a contender to win Grand Slams".

Related News:



Most liked

"Why should my son defend Montenegro?" Trump: I ask the same - English
When asked by the interviewer, "Why should my son go to Montenegro to defend it from attack? ". Now I understand that - but that's the way it was set up. "They may get aggressive".

U.S. Commerce launches national security probe into uranium imports
The probe will cover the entire uranium sector, from the mining industry to enrichment, defense and industrial consumption, the department said.

19 dead as migrant boat sinks off northern Cyprus
Coast guard teams from Turkey also took part in the search and rescue operation, as the area is in Turkey's rescue zone as well. Proactiva Open Arms said it found a survivor and two dead bodies from a boat wreck on Tuesday, and accused Italy of complicity.

The Culling 2 Removed From Store Shelves, The Culling Going F2P
Players who purchased the game from Microsoft, Sony or Valve will be receiving refunds now that the game has been cancelled. For that, he apologized, and said that the original game is coming back.

A Kawhi Leonard, 4-team mega-trade involving the Philadelphia 76ers
The recruitment of Kawhi Leonard has been a long and unusual one. The Spurs are in no hurry to move their disgruntled big man. It seems to have come from two recent stories.

Vote Leave fined and referred to police over referendum spending
We can not have confidence that this referendum was secure, and it should be re-run", she said. The fines, and any possible criminal convictions, would not annul the 2016 referendum result.

Cardi B Says Nothing Can Prepare You for 'Mommy Mode'
Among the presents was coupons for a lifetime supply of chips and guac from Chipotle which Cardi was especially excited about. The new mom also showed off a white bassinet as she whispered her thanks to the gifter saying "baby's sleeping right now".

It's Two Out, Two In As 'Love Island' Stages Another Shake Up
However, Jack was unwilling to get their relationship back on track, leaving Laura in floods of tears and regretting her actions. Georgia, who is now partnered up with Sam Bird , will confess in the Beach Hut: "We've got two new boys.

Rory McIlroy hopes teenage mindset will open path to ending drought
His workout buddy Brooks Koepka said he will hit driver on "eight or nine" holes -more than he anticipated before he got here. Spectators watch Tiger Woods hit a tee shot on the second hole during a practice round for the British Open.

Liverpool FC sign Xherdan Shaqiri on five year contract
Though many fans are doubting the 26-year-old's ability, being a Liverpool fan myself I do believe this is a great deal. When such a player becomes available at this price, you need to act quickly, and we did that.

Many feared trapped as under-construction building collapses in Greater Noida
At least 100 emergency workers were using steel cutters and heavy machinery to clear the site and search for victims Wednesday. The six-storey building had collapsed onto a newly constructed four-storey residential building, authorities confirmed.

Lakers reportedly targeting 'tough-minded' playmakers to help LeBron work in post
Los Angeles also provides James with a larger platform for his business interests and social activism. The Cleveland Cavaliers unrestricted free agent has chose to take his talent to the iconic franchise.

The Spurs and Raptors are reportedly finalizing a deal for Kawhi Leonard
Leonard is also not happy with the deal, and reportedly has no interest in playing for Toronto. However, he played only nine games last season with a right quad injury.

Nissan wants GT-R to be fastest vehicle in the world
The R36 "has to be its own special auto ", he added, also mentioning that the final design of the newcomer hasn't been approved. Nissan had previously developed hybrid powertrain with twin-turbo V6 that will be used for the 2016 LMP1 GT-R race auto .

US President Donald Trump raises $120 million, and counting, for re-election campaign
Barack Obama, for example, waited until the third year of his presidency to begin campaigning and fundraising in earnest. It was unclear Sunday if the attorneys' fees are being absorbed by the legal defense fund set up for Trump's aides.