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Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 promises to keep your phone safer from selfie-related drops

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It has been a couple of years since we had a new glass to talk about. With Gorilla Glass 4 being introduced in 2014, it was only a matter of time before we saw something new for the leading mobile tech glass maker. And today we got it in the form of Gorilla Glass 5.

Gorilla Glass 5 promises to protect your phone even better than the previous version while also improving image clarity and touch screen responsiveness. Gorilla Glass 4 was able to give your phone a better chance of withstanding drops from a waist-height. With the newer version, Corning is claiming a 1.6 meter drop(about 5 feet) on rough surface will have a 80% chance of survivability. Check out the video below to see a little more about it.

 

 

Though personally I will be holding out judgment until phones with the glass start shipping out it does look promising. By the way, Gorilla Glass 5 is commercially available now. So chances are the next crop of flagship devices will be sporting this tougher glass.

 

 

 

 

 

About Yossarian Norman

Yossarian Norman is a nerd. He knows it, everyone that knows him knows it, and now you know it. His love for technology was nurtured by his parent who did their best to indulge him as he collected phones, took them apart, and studied them. He has spent years learning and working with mobile phones and the ever changing mobile industry.

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