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New Gorilla Glass helps prevent phone smashes|BBC News

New Gorilla Glass helps prevent phone smashes|BBC News

Dropping your smartphone when taking a selfie could soon be less risky, says specialist glass maker Corning.

It has launched its next generation of Gorilla Glass – the material used in more than 70% of smartphone screens, including on Samsung and Apple devices.

Corning said Gorilla Glass 5 could survive more than 80% of drops from as high as 1.6m (5ft).

Shattered or cracked screens are the number one cause of smartphone repairs and customer complaints globally.

Source: New Gorilla Glass helps prevent phone smashes – BBC News