What is Gorilla Glass?

CORNING GORILLA GLASS PROTECTION



It is almost impossible to imagine the current smartphones without durable Glass on it. Gorilla Glass is specially made for modern gadgets which is highly scratch proof and fall proof. Gorilla Glass is manufactured by a company named Corning which is the current world leader. Corning started developing its first version in 2005. It truly succeeded in 2010 when it released its first version Gorilla Glass.


Gorilla Glass is made from a special compound called Alkali AluminoSilicate formed by a bonding of aluminium and silicon. Till date there are 5 versions of Gorilla Glass listed below.




1. GORILLA GLASS1:



Gorilla Glass 1 is included with the first smartphone Apple's iPhone which was a big hit. Gorilla Glass 1 had an oleophobic coating (type of material, which lacks an affinity to oils, ergo – it keeps fingerprint spots off of a glass panel) and it had a thickness of 15 mm.


2.GORILLA GLASS 2:



Gorilla Glass 2 is first released at CES. Unlike the previous version, it is used in many smartphones and is 20% thinner than previous one. It had 600 million sales. Some of the phones which include Gorilla Glass 2 are Galaxy S3 and Nexus 4.


3. GORILLA GLASS 3:



Gorilla Glass 3 had its Debut in CES 2013. It had a lot of improvements compared to gorilla Glass 2. It can reduce upto 35% scartches. Some examples are Moto X ,Moto A and Galaxy S4.

4. GORILLA GLASS 4:



Gorilla Glass 4 is extremely improved than Gorilla Glass 3. It is twice as strong as previous one. The company realised that most of the damage due to fall from drops. So, the company focused on fall protection with Gorilla Glass 4.


5. GORILLA GLASS 5:



With Gorilla Glass 5 the company improvised rigidity of glass. Gorilla Glass 5 can prevent up to 80% of falls from height of 1 metre even when fell on rigid surfaces like concrete.


6. GORILLA GLASS 6:



Gorilla Glass 6 is the most recent and highly evolved version of Gorilla glass. It is released in 2018 July. It is so tough that it can even with stand consecutive falls from a height of 1.5 metre.


However since, Glass is Glass and always glass breaks. It is also not as rigid as Sapphire and Diamond. Some Chinese companies manufacturers Sapphire glass (Aluminium and Sapphire composite) which are given with HTC U.
GORILLA GLASS 4 is a revolution in smartphone screen glass.


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