July 21, 2024

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Gorilla Glass Victus 2 can save your big phone from a catastrophic fall on concrete

Gorilla Glass Victus 2 can save your big phone from a catastrophic fall on concrete

If you want to know why Corning made Gorilla Glass Victus 2, the new tempered glass cover the company unveiled today, you can thank (or blame) your big, fat phone.

When Corning set out to make unbreakable glass 15 years ago and began testing on mobile devices, the standard was 160 grams, which covered more than original iPhonewhich weighs 135 grams. Compare this to iPhone 14 Prowhich works out to a weight of 206 grams, iPhone 14 Pro Maxwhich weighs 240 grams dense, or Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultrawhich weighs a fat 228 grams.