In line with Corning in-house analysis, “84% of customers throughout three of the most important smartphone markets – China, India, and america — cite sturdiness because the primary buying consideration behind model itself.”
I believe that issues like battery life and digital camera rank fairly extremely, as properly, however on the very least, it’s protected to say that sturdiness must be — and doubtless is — excessive on the checklist as properly. It’s one thing that was missed for too lengthy on costly flagships, although producers have since come round. The practically ubiquitious Gorilla Glass has definitely been a giant piece of that puzzle.
At present Corning introduced the newest providing — a follow-up to 2020’s Gorilla Glass Victus. The fittingly named Victus 2 has been put by the paces within the Corning labs. The corporate says it’s capable of survive a one meter drop onto concrete and two meters onto asphalt (been there).
“Smartphones are the middle of our digital lives, and the requirement for distinctive scratch and drop resistance has solely elevated with our rising reliance on clear, damage-free shows,” says Gorilla Glass GM Dave Velasquez. “Surfaces matter, and tough surfaces like concrete are in every single place.”
The corporate says the fabric is “being evaluated” by some main manufacturers and is about to hit the market “throughout the subsequent few months” — in time, one supposes, for the merchandise introduced at and round Cell World Congress in late-February/early-March.