Imagine this: It’s late, you’re tired. You reach for your phone in your pocket. You go to grab it and before you realize it, your grip has loosened and your precious cargo is on the ground ― facedown.
That next moment, before you turn it over to assess the damage, is terrifying. Is it shattered? Have I broken it? Have I just ruined everything?
Well, the glassmaker behind Gorilla Glass is about to make those moments a lot less scary.
Corning, the company behind the chemically strengthened glass known as Gorilla Glass that’s used in personal electronic devices the world over, has just rolled out a new version of its glorious product, according to The Verge.
The latest iteration, Gorilla Glass 5, was specifically engineered to withstand falls onto rough surfaces from waist height or shoulder height (shoulder height being most significant, because selfies!!).
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SOURCE: The Huffington Post, Jenna Amatulli