Corning Gorilla Glass 6

Corning has announced Gorilla Glass 6, its next generation, tougher and more enhanced protective glass solution for mobile devices. After two years pause since the debuts of its much patronized Gorilla Glass 5, the company has finally made a worthy successor that can fit the necessary need in today’s mobile dominance and hence improved durability on applied devices.

Corning Gorilla Glass vice president and general manager, John Bayne, in a press release, said:

As consumers become more dependent on their smartphones, the opportunity for potentially damaging drops is also on the rise. Now more than ever, it’s critical that the cover glass provides outstanding protection. Corning Gorilla Glass 6 improves upon Gorilla® Glass 5 by surviving drops from higher heights, but, more importantly, has been engineered to survive multiple drops.

The Gorilla Glass 6 is claimed by the firm to be two times better than Gorilla Glass 5. Furthermore, Corning revealed its new protective glass solution in in its labs test survived 15 drops from a height of 1 meter onto rough surfaces, beating other competitive glass solutions by a land slide.

The Gorilla Glass 6 is also said to have been optimized for devices with glass back application, especially the ones embracing the wireless charging standard; providing optical clarity, touch sensitivity, scratch resistant and durability in addition.

The new Gorilla Glass 6 is currently being evaluated by multiple customers and will reach the consumer markets in the coming months.


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