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CES 2012 | Corning reveals and demonstrates Gorilla Glass 2

Corning displays benefits of upcoming Gorilla Glass 2, which will offer the same toughness and scratch resistivity of the original in a 20 percent thinner profile

American manufacturer Corning Incorporated demonstrated live at CES 2012 the robustness and integrity of its successor to Gorilla Glass. Called Gorilla Glass 2, the new material can be 20 percent thinner than its predecessor yet retain the same hardness and resistance abilities.

Ultimately, Gorilla Glass 2 can lead to even thinner smartphones and tablets without sacrificing durability for attractiveness. According to Corning, the manufacturer is already in talks with certain clients on integrating the new technology on devices for release in the next few months. The original Gorilla Glass is almost ubiquitous in today's world of gadgetry and its successor is looking to be following in similar footsteps.


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Ronald Tiefenthäler/Allen Ngo, 2012-01-10 (Update: 2021-05-18)