In today’s life, we all want to protect our smartphones when they fall from us.Now all most of the companies are providing us Gorilla Glass screen on smartphones etc. Gorilla Glass is a brand of specializes toughened glass developed and manufactured by Corning. It is specifically engineered to be as thin and light as possible, while still being able to resist damage.
In 2010 almost 20% of the mobiles used worldwide are made with this glass, and it’s about 200 million Units. Now it’s in the 5th generation.Higher and upgraded version mean more damage resistance, thin and better performance. In 2016 Gorilla Glass 5 first time used on Samsung galaxy note 7.
How much Hard Is it?
Gorilla glass is the best protector for our smartphones now a days because the Per hardness scale Gorilla Glass get 6.5/10.That’s mean it is harder than Copper.Gorilla Glass raises the bar for protection against drops higher than ever, surviving 1.6-meter drops onto rough surfaces up to 80% of the time.This is really helpfull for us now if our mobile will fall on the ground this will protect the screen from crack.
Is Gorilla Glass Technology Scratch resistance?
It was first announced in February 2008.As I already told you guys, Gorilla Glass get 6.5 number in hardness scale. So, if any element’s hardness is less than that like copper so that elements can’t make a scratch on the Glass. But there has an element that can easily make a scratch on Gorilla Glass. That is Sand, yes you heard right it’s sand because the most common component in the sand is quartz and quartz hardness was almost 9/10. That’s why those people lived in seaside or those people stay their gadgets dusty, it increases the chance of getting a scratch on their phones. Most of the time when you try to wipe out the sand on that time your gadgets get scratches.The alkali-aluminosilicate sheet glass is used primarily as cover glass for portable electronic devices.Nokia N8 have also corning gorilla glass.
Advantage and Disadvantage of Gorilla Glass –
- Gorillas glass makes our smarphone 2x Harder than without it,which increases our smartphones security.
- Gorilla Glass is Harder than normal glass,so it gives more protection than normal one.
- It’s thinner as compared to an ordinary glass but it has more strength than an ordinary one.
- there are Less chance to get scratches on smartphone scren.
- The manufacturing process is very complicated and costly.
- The manufacturing process takes high amount of energy.
Over 5 Billion devices are now using Gorilla Glass Technology which makes gorilla glass as the best protector glass for smartphones.
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