Corning to Debut Gorilla Glass 3 at CES 2013

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Corning has announced that it will debut Gorilla Glass 3, an improved version of the glass likely used in the iPhone, at CES 2013. The new glass is said to offer a 40% reduction in the number of visible scratches and 50% boost in retained strength after the glass becomes flawed.

The Corning booth, #14813 Central Hall, will highlight the company's newest specialty glass solutions and their benefits for today's consumer electronics device trends. Corning plans to introduce two new products at CES 2013: Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a new glass composition with durability enhancements; and Optical Cables by Corning, fiber-based, device-to-device connectivity solutions that significantly extend the data transmission range past the limits of copper-based cables. Full product details will be included in announcements planned for Monday, Jan. 7.

"This year at CES, Corning will demonstrate its industry leadership in specialty glass and fiber optic technologies with the introduction of two products designed to enhance and extend the capabilities of consumers' favorite devices," said Wendell P. Weeks, chairman, chief executive officer, and president. "These new innovations build on the increasingly important and continually evolving role of highly engineered glass technologies in delivering improved product performance and functionality through touch capabilities, protective cover glass, and device connectivity."

Corning experts will be on hand to present hourly demonstrations of the toughness of Gorilla Glass 3 as well as the connectivity and flexibility of Optical Cables by Corning at their CES booth.

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DeeBee - January 5, 2013 at 2:47am
Dyllon (funny your name auto corrected to "Dull On") if you would stop and think for a moment you'd realize that with stronger glass devices can be made thinner and lighter. Even you would like to have a phone like that. Until that phone comes along why don't you consider taking some critical thinking courses and spare the rest of from your silly comments.
Dyllon - January 5, 2013 at 6:24am
Really because I'm looking at it and it didn't? Was that Supposed to be funny because that wouldn't even AutoCorrect to that. Shithead
Dyllon - January 5, 2013 at 6:29am
Hey dumbass I was also replaying to the guy that said it was stupid, it was sarcasm. Of course this is a great thing my iPhone 5 has Gorilla glass 2 of course 3 is amazing you should also check out Ghost armor
Simon - January 4, 2013 at 4:48am
Do any phones even use gorlia glass 2? Now there is a 3?
Darryn - January 4, 2013 at 5:46am
There are actually a number of devices. But they are not all openly telling people they are using it.
iphonejohnny - January 4, 2013 at 1:14pm
Check out this list ....
Darryn - January 4, 2013 at 4:21am
The people that comment on the iClarified website are typical Internet trolls. It's very irritating and immature. They have nothing better to do with their time than make dumb comments and use profanity because there are no consequences for bad behaviour on the Internet.
iphonejohnny - January 4, 2013 at 4:01am
I have no Idea why you would say something like this and why it would be stupid. It's new technology , technology that is going in our future phones. to better them and make them last longer. I think it's great that companies can innovate and bring things to market that will benefit us the consumers what were you thinking when you made your comments?
Dyllon - January 5, 2013 at 6:25am
I hope you got the sarcasm lol
Dyllon - January 4, 2013 at 12:30am
Stronger glass really stupid... I have no ideal way anyone would care about this
iphonejohnny - January 4, 2013 at 4:02am
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