The company Corning has announced a new generation of their “unbreakable” glass – Gorilla Glass 5. It is more durable glass screens to protect mobile devices from damage. Obviously, it is Gorilla Glass 5 will be used in the new smartphone iPhone 7, which is expected in September. Such similar protective glass used in the Apple models since their introduction in the market. However, the problem with broken displays of the iPhone were: users periodically dropped phones and damage did not save even a glass Gorilla Glass.
With the new Gorilla Glass 5 likelihood of this decline significantly. According to the company, the new glass designed specifically to not break, even when the smartphone falls on a hard surface. So, in laboratory tests Gorilla Glass 5 are not broken in 80% of cases in the fall from a height of 1.6 m on a hard floor. This, the company says, is far superior to competitors’ results. New glass is expected to be used in the finished product by the end of this year, which means the iPhone 7 has all the chances to get it.