Corning confirms Gorilla Glass on the Samsung Galaxy S3

We’ve done an extensive, almost exhaustive, news coverage about the Samsung Galaxy S3, currently considered by many as the hottest phone around based on news. But, as far as I remember, we never really confirmed that it sported Corning’s Gorilla Glass, right? Well, apparently none did because it was never confirmed by either Samsung or Corning. But today, Corning together with Samsung has finally confirmed via press release that their […]


Gorilla Glass 2 at CES

[CES 2012] When Gorilla Glass was first introduced to the world, I for one, thought it was more or less indestructible, but found out to my horror when my HTC Sensation dropped onto concrete one fine day from my hip’s height, only to find the Gorilla Glass display cracked across like Spiderman’s mask design. Gorilla Glass is tough, but I suspect the rigidity of it all might make it an […]


iPhone 5 to keep iPhone 4 design and sport only 512MB of RAM? (Rumor)

If you are one of the people who have been hoping that the iPhone 5 will see a redesign, you may be in for bad news, assuming of course you choose to believe the rumors. According to AppleInsider who was told by an analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo, the iPhone 5 will not be seeing a redesign, at least one that isn’t too obvious, and there will be little change to its […]


Motorola announces Droid Pro+

Motorola Droid Pro users, are you looking for an upgrade to your device but are unwilling to do away with the QWERTY keyboard? Well fret not as Motorola has just announced the successor to the Droid Pro, the Droid Pro+.


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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Gorilla Glass Test TF101

It is said that the Asus Eee Pad Transformer comes with Corning’s very own Gorilla glass – the very same stuff that you can find on some of the newer smartphones from HTC and of course, the famous iPhone 4 from Apple. Now, Gorilla glass is supposed to be tough – extremely tough, boasting a chemically strengthened screen which does its bit to help protect it from regular bumps and […]


Schott Xensation to give Gorilla Glass a run for its money

Surely you have heard of Gorilla Glass – the seemingly invincible glass display that sees action in the iPhone 4 as well as other popular consumer electronics devices. Touted to be extremely tough and capable of withstanding knocks and drops at a far greater degree compared to your standard touchscreen display, it might be time that Gorilla Glass gets a rival. Schott Xensation claims that they have a product that […]


How durable is the Kyocera Echo?

When the Kyocera Echo was released, it proved to be quite a revolutionary device in terms of smartphones, as it was the first dual-screened smartphone, and even more impressive because Kyocera wasn’t exactly known for their smartphones. The device however has had its hits and misses, with some users ending up frustrated with the interface and also reports that battery life was far from stellar, to the point where a […]


Samsung Galaxy S II has a Corning Gorilla Glass screen

For a phone as thin as the Samsung Galaxy S II, a lot of people worry about how durable the device is. Surely if something is that thin it would be easy to break into two, right? Samsung has announced that the Galaxy S II makes use of Corning Gorilla Glass – a lightweight, damage-resistant and durable material that is designed to keep the Android phone protected. Corning has released […]


Asahi Glass’ Dragontail to take on Corning’s Gorilla Glass

Corning’s Gorilla Glass is increasingly popular in mobile devices, thanks to it being tough and scratch resistant. Now the company might have some stiff competition as Asahi Glass has introduced the Dragontail. While it might not sound much like glass, you can check out the video after the jump and see that it manages to perform similar to Gorilla Glass, such as resisting jabs while being relatively flexible too. The […]


Nokia Uses Gorilla Glass on Touchscreen Phones

It looks like the change from resistive touchscreen to capacitive touchscreens had resulted in Nokia using Corning’s Gorilla Glass, which is advertised as being tougher to break than regular glass as well as being more scratch resistant. Niilo Alfthan tweeted during Nokia’s question and answer session on Twitter about Nokia Design that all phones with glass displays are made from Gorilla Glass. Nokia had transitioned to glass displays starting with […]


Palm Pre 2 To Be Sold Directly, SIM-unlocked And Uses Gorilla Glass

Folks who don’t like to be locked to particular carrier will be happy to hear HP confirm that the upcoming Palm Pre 2 will be sold directly through HP SIM-unlocked. Another bit of good news is that the device will be using premium Gorilla Glass, indicating that HP is working to improve the build quality of the Pre 2 over its predecessor. HP Palm Senior Product Manager Tim Pettitt has […]


Dell Streak’s Gorilla Glass Tortured With A Pen

While most folks would be happy to get their hands on the upcoming Dell Streak, seems like the folks over at Engadget are comfortable enough to put it through a stress test. If you aren’t familiar with it, the Dell Streak has a Gorilla Glass display, which is supposed to be quite durable. Of course, paper specifications aren’t as important as real-world testing, so they’ve decided that stabbing the display […]


Gorilla Glass makes things tough to break

With a name like Gorilla Glass, we aren’t surprised that gadgets with such a display are pretty hardy in nature, at least they won’t just crack in half during their maiden drop to the floor. Just for your information, among the devices in the market that sport Gorilla Glass include the Motorola Droid, Dell Adamo laptop and Cowon S9 portable media player. Gorilla Glass works very much differently from normal […]