Corning Gorilla Glass 2

Posted on January 6, 2012 by


Remember the time when you dropped your phone ortablet on the ground, no matter how “gently,” and your screen would automaticallyshatter? Or when your phone and your keys were in the same pocket or bag, andyour key would scratch the living hell out of your screen? Well Corning triedto fix this problem by creating the original Gorilla Glass back in 2008. Thisglass revolutionized the screens we had on our electronics.  The screen was very scratch resistant, aswell as very durable.  I’ve personallydropped my phone one too many times and there is not one scratch in sight.

However, the Gorilla Glass can only do so much, and thereare still numerous cases of screen shattering, as no technology isperfect.  Corning has announcedthat at the upcoming International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), they will beshowing off their new and improved Corning Gorilla Glass 2.

Not too much is known about the new technology, butCorning has mentioned that it will be thinner and more durable. To find outmore, check out the press release here.

Tell us what you think? How has Corning’s Gorilla Glasssaved your device?


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