Galaxy S23 sequence to be the primary cellphone to make use of Gorilla Glass Victus 2

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  • Corning confirmed that Samsung’s subsequent flagship would be the first cellphone to sport the newest era of Gorilla Glass.
  • The brand new model of Gorilla Glass improves drop efficiency and scratch resistance.
  • It’s doubtless the glass will likely be used to guard each side of the system just like the S22.

Appears prefer it’s going to be quite a bit tougher to break the Galaxy S23 than the Galaxy S22. Samsung’s subsequent flagship cellphone will likely be getting the newest model of Gorilla Glass the maker confirms.

Immediately, Corning announced that the Samsung Galaxy S23 household would be the first smartphone to be protected by Gorilla Glass Victus 2. The reveal doesn’t come as a lot of a shock since this has been a pattern with Samsung being the primary to get the unique model of Victus and the S22 being the primary to get Victus Plus.

Launched again in November 2022, this new model is alleged to have higher survival charges when dropped on tough surfaces like concrete and asphalt. Particularly, the corporate states it may well survive drops of as much as one meter — about hip peak — on concrete and asphalt.

On the Galaxy S22 sequence, Gorilla Glass covers each the entrance and the again of the handsets. Neither Corning nor Samsung elaborated of their statements if that was going to occur for the Galaxy S23 sequence. But it surely’s possible that would be the case this time round as nicely.

As well as, Corning revealed it achieved an Environmental Declare Validation for holding a median of twenty-two% pre-consumer recycled content material. To this, Stephanie Choi, govt VP and chief advertising and marketing officer of Samsung’s cellular expertise enterprise, said:

We’re dedicated to integrating sustainability all through our product lifecycle, working with like-minded companions reminiscent of Corning to enhance efficiency whereas decreasing our environmental affect.

Samsung’s Galaxy S23 will launch subsequent Wednesday through the firm’s Unpacked occasion. We should always hear extra about this and different options of the Galaxy S23 there.