Corning, the makers of Gorilla Glass product for smartphones had recently unveiled Gorilla Glass 3, which sports a feature known as Native Damage Resistance. It is claimed that the new version is three times more scratch resistant than Gorilla Glass 2, will have 40 percent reduction in the numbers of visible scratches and retains 50 percent more strength after the glass is flawed.
Now, they have released a couple of official videos, with the first detailing why a glass on a smartphone breaks, with a detailed manufacturing process. In a nutshell, the video explains how scratches over a period of time creating tension leading to the glass breaking. So, be careful of what accompanies the phone in your pocket, because those scratches from the car keys and coins will leave a mark, in the long run.
The second shows off how Gorilla Glass 2 and Gorilla Glass 3 stand in a test, along with a rival product, though unnamed. According to the test, Gorilla Glass 2 starts to scratch at 1.12lb/0.5kg of pressure, while the Gorilla Glass 3 is seen effortlessly withstanding pressure of as much as 1.8lb/0.8kg.
You can check out the two videos here, and judge for yourself whether Gorilla Glass 3 is worth all the hype and excitement.