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Gorilla Glass 3 to be 300 percent more scratch resistant than GG2

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 03 Jan 2013 20:34 User comments (6)

Gorilla Glass 3 to be 300 percent more scratch resistant than GG2 Corning has announced it will reveal its updated Gorilla Glass 3 tech at the upcoming CES event.
The company says the Glass has been improved significantly, using a new proprietary feature called Native Damage Resistance (NDR). NDR "reduces the propagation of flaws" as well as the appearance of scratches. Additionally, the glass does a better job of maintaining retained strength of the glass.

Because of NDR, Corning claims 300 percent improvement in scratch resistance over its predecessor, Gorilla Glass 2, as well as a 40 percent reduction in the number of visible scratches.

"This year at CES, Corning will demonstrate its industry leadership in specialty glass and fiber optic technologies with the introduction of two products designed to enhance and extend the capabilities of consumers' favorite devices," said Wendell P. Weeks, chairman, chief executive officer, and president. "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."

Corning will show off the glass on January 7th.

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6 user comments

13.1.2013 22:36

Sounds like a pretty good deal to me since there are so many careless people dropping their cell phones. I know Corning Glass make some pretty tough stuff. I believe they also made the tiles that were on the space schuttle.


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24.1.2013 4:52

Bye, bye, lame screen protectors


"You know, it seems that quotes on the internet are becoming less and less reliable." -Abraham Lincoln.

34.1.2013 14:07

Just another level of protection as a result from heating the glass to a different temperature and/or coating with special chemical..........Nothing innovative and new. They're just releasing Gorilla Glass incrementally when they already have the tech to make it 1000 times more durable.

44.1.2013 16:33

Originally posted by hearme0:
Just another level of protection as a result from heating the glass to a different temperature and/or coating with special chemical..........Nothing innovative and new. They're just releasing Gorilla Glass incrementally when they already have the tech to make it 1000 times more durable.
Well duh. That's the same model every company uses anymore. Asspole being the most prevalent.

55.1.2013 8:27

Originally posted by dali:
Bye, bye, lame screen protectors
No matter how strong my screen is (i dont care if it can survive a gamma-ray burst), I'm still going to use a lame screen protector. It gives me a mental sense of security. I have too many "what if" moments.

And 2 wild kids.

66.1.2013 17:39

Originally posted by PraisesToAllah:
(...)
And 2 wild kids.

Well, that's a good reason ;)

"You know, it seems that quotes on the internet are becoming less and less reliable." -Abraham Lincoln.

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