If you’ve been into popular device tear down then you might have seen the label “Gorilla Glass” for quite sometime now, top-of-the-line devices normally feature this glass technology for its superb durability. Behind this transparent strength is more than 160 years of expertise of Corning, the firm is one of the leading innovators in diversified industries such as consumer electronics, telecommunications, transportation and life sciences.
Late last year, Corning announced the Gorilla Glass 4 which is up to two times tougher than any competitive cover glass design you can find in the market. Mainly, the company aims to protect your devices for daily abuse and glass-shattering drops.
Compared to competition, the Gorilla Glass 4 is atleast two times stronger than aluminosilicate glass as measured by retained strength when tested. The new glass technology was able to survive for atleast 80-percent of the time during their testings.
This makes sense why there are around 3 billion devices scattered over 40 brands uses this glass technology. You can find it on smartphones, tablets, computers and popular brands such as Samsung, LG, Lenovo, HP, Nokia, Motorola, ASUS, NEC, Planar and Sonim.
One of the largest mobile manufacturer, Samsung has chosen the 0.4 mm thick Corning Gorilla Glass 4 as the discrete touch cover glass in their sleekest smartphone ever – the Galaxy ALPHA —-which is not new at all since most of its flagship devices are equipped with Gorilla Glass.
This post is sponsored by Corning but concerns our own opinion.