What is Corning Gorilla Glass?

Corning Gorilla Glass is the trademark of Corning, Inc. which makes toughened glass. Gorilla Glass is used on electronics devices with display to protect the display from scratches and accidental falls. It helps smartphone manufacturers to add an additional layer of scratch resistant layer to protect the touchscreen of the smartphones.

Corning has a research team which works on improving the strength of the glass. Currently Corning Gorilla Glass 4 (4th generation) is in use and smartphones have started adopting this glass.


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1G | 2G | 3G | 4G | 802.11

A

A-GPS (Assisted GPS) | A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) | AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) | Airplane Mode | AMOLED display (Active-matrix organic light-emitting diode) | aptX | Auto Focus

B

Band | Benchmarking | Bluetooth | Browser

C

Capacitive Touchscreen | CDMA (Code-Division Multiple Access) | Corning Gorilla Glass | CPU (Central Processing Unit)

D

DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance)

E

EDGE (Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution)

F

Fixed Focus | Flight mode

G

GPS (Global Positioning System)

H

HDR

I

IP Ratings

N

Near Field Communication (NFC)

O

Optical image stabilization

R

RAM (Random-Access Memory)

S

SMS (Short Messaging Service) | Stylus | SVGA (Super video graphics array)

T

TFT (Thin Film Transistor)

U

UI (User Interface)

V

VGA (Video Graphics Array)

X

Xenon flash

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