Quick Note: Corning Will Unveil Gorilla Glass 3 at CES
January 4, 2013 9:50 AM
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Corning will show off stronger glass for tablets and smartphones
Corning first repurposed its 1960s high-strength, sheet glass technology into “Gorilla Glass” for the
original Apple iPhone in 2007
. Since that time, Gorilla Glass has gone on to become one of the most popular ruggedized glass substrates used on tablets and smartphones.
Corning has announced that it will be unveiling Gorilla Glass 3 which promises a new composition with enhanced durability.
“These new innovations build on the increasingly important and continually evolving role of highly engineered glass technologies in delivering improved product performance and functionality through touch capabilities, protective cover glass, and device connectivity,” said Wendell P. Weeks, chairman, chief executive officer, and president at Corning.
Corning says that it would be discussing the new orderable Gorilla Glass 3 product and offering hourly demonstrations on the new material.
Gorilla Glass 2 at CES 2012
, so there should be no surprise at what Corning will announce at CES 2014…
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1/4/2013 11:44:33 AM
You may be right... I read the press release back when GG2 came out and they said it was the same but 20% thinner... But that was a
1/5/2013 4:43:57 PM
A problem I have with plastic screen protectors is this: they generally cause the screen reflectivity to change and fingerprint protection is lost(oleophobic coatings), meaning they degrade the screen by quite a bit just by applying them. Furthermore, the tendency for a screen to scratch is determined by the material hardness - and since plastic is MUCH softer than glass, protective films pick up many more scratches than an unprotected screen would.
The best part about this is that people have a habit of keeping these things on much longer than is suitable - meaning that they effectively exchange having a very beautiful screen for a scratch-prone, poorer-opacity, fingerprint-collecting protective film that they can peel off by the time they get their next phone upgrade to leave it with a pristine glass for the safe to look at (or wherever they end up. So effectively for most modern phones, screen protectors end up doing exactly what you intend on preventing...
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