I want gorilla armor on every smartphone


Smartphone glass has gotten a lot better over the years, but Corning’s new Gorilla Armor feels like it’s the first major upgrade we’ve seen in a while. I want it on everything.


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Corning Gorilla Armor was announced earlier this year with its debut on the Galaxy S24 Ultra. The new option is not just another advancement of Gorilla Glass, but an entirely new type of glass that uses new materials to provide better drop and scratch resistance, as well as increased optical clarity through its antireflective design. Also increases.

Obviously, gorilla armor is not perfect. Glass is glass, and it still breaks and scratches. It took just a few days for their Galaxy S24 Ultra to get damaged under the infamous Max Weinbach test, but for my part, the glass held up better than any prior Galaxy I’ve used. While I somehow managed to fix the Galaxy S22 Ultra and S23 Ultra in just a few weeks, the Galaxy S24 Ultra never suffered any damage during my use. And this is probably largely thanks to Gorilla Armor In fact As tests show, it is more scratch-resistant.

But, cons aside, the biggest upgrade in my book has been that antireflective property.

Gorilla Armor makes a device much more pleasant to use, and ever since I moved back from the Galaxy S24 Ultra to other devices like the Pixel 8 Pro, OnePlus 12, and Honor Magic 6 Pro, I’ve been thinking about it. Have not closed. That antireflective coating is appropriate amazingAnd there’s something I want on every device.

Gorilla Armor’s Antireflective Finish(R) is its best quality

What is the future of Gorilla Armor? Honestly, it’s hard to know for sure.

While speaking briefly with Corning at MWC (where the photo at the top of this post was taken), I asked about Gorilla Armor and the answer I got didn’t really indicate that we’d see it more widely any time soon. Will see from the form. Which, frankly, makes sense. The next logical candidates to reveal the armor include the next Motorola Edge (which is likely to use Victus 2 in the context of Motorola’s MWC announcement), the front panel of the Galaxy Z Fold 6, and the Galaxy Z Fold 6. Perhaps Pixel 9 series. Of those, I think the Pixel is the most likely because Google wasn’t shy about immediately jumping on the Gorilla Glass Victus 2 on the Pixel 8 series, but still, that means we’re a long way from the beginning and, realistically, , I’m not even sure that will happen, given that Samsung hasn’t even brought armor to the S24 and S24+.

Have you used Gorilla Armor?

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