Gorilla Glass is one of those amazing features that our smartphone now comes with. If you are a tech geek or smartphone lover you should be familiar with this words. But if this is is your first time of coming across Gorilla glass then let me briefly explain Gorilla glass for a better understanding.
Gorilla Glass is a brand of specialized toughened glass manufactured by Corning. It is produce by the use of alkali-aluminosilicate materials and formed by the combination of aluminum, silicone, and oxygen.
The glass is design to be thin, light and damage-resistant. And it can be used to build or develop electronic devices like mobile phones screen, media players, computer displays, and television screens.
This glass is located on the screen of a smartphone and the work is to protect our device from scratches and cracks.
In this post, I will be sharing some quick tips about Gorilla Glass that will blow your minds and move you to consider replacing your current device with another that comes with Gorilla Glass technology.
No matter how sharp a steel knife or any sharp object is it will never scratch a phone with Gorilla glass. Try it and see. Gorilla glass is highly resistant to many materials thus making it a superman in the glass family but that does not mean it’s indestructible.
A smartphone with Gorilla Glass can crack when hit against a steel material with full force.
Sands and diamond can scratch the screen.
Types of Gorilla Glass.
Basically, there are five different types of gorilla glass and they are as follows…
Gorilla glass 1. This glass was the first generation that was used to design iPhone back in 2007.
Gorilla glass 2. this second generation is thicker compared to the first generation and is aim is to resist any scratch from a sharp object or harden materials.
Gorilla glass 3. this third is also thick but it came with Native Damage Resistance (NDR) technology that protects the screen from deeper scratches and cracks.
Gorilla glass 4. this GG 4 is more resistant than the GG 3 and it can survive many drops even on hard objects.
Gorilla glass 5. The fifth generation comes with more resistant to drops. It can survive drops of up to 1.6 meters and can withstand cracks up to 80%.
How to know if your phone has Gorilla Glass protection.
One of the common question on forums is how to spot a device that has gorilla glass.
To check for a device that has gorilla glass you can go to the Corning’s website and check it yourself.