Corning’s Gorilla Glass has secured the front of your smartphone with new smartphones every few years to improve scattering protection and scratch resistance. Corning, now, wants to protect your phone’s camera lens covers. It just announced Gorilla Glass DX and Gorilla Glass DX +: two new glass blending materials to prevent scratched camera lens covers on smartphones.
The new combination glass components allow 98 percent light capture for higher image performance while improving durability as well as scratch resistance. Corning borrowed all of its technological advances for this series from glass combinations used in wearable devices. Samsung will be the first company to incorporate this first Gorilla Glass DX series
Gorilla Glass DX, DX + announced
The reason behind bringing the Corning Gorilla Glass DX series combination is to protect the camera lens covers on your phone, which in themselves have increased the surface area of the lens.
“Conventional cameras have long been used to improve light capture,” said Jaime Amin, vice president and general manager of Corning Gorilla Glass. “However, these covers have a tendency to scratch easily, negatively affecting image quality. Corning’s Gorilla Glass combinations not only provide mobile device camera lens covers with enhanced scratch resistance and durability compared to traditional covers, but also provide the optical performance required for these devices. “
“We’ve engineered the ideal solution for camera lens covers,” Amin said. “By capturing 98 percent of the light for the camera lens, our glass combinations enhance the overall capabilities of the camera design and help create high-quality images and videos. Our Gorilla Glass DX products provide the best combination of industry and the best combination of protection for the ultimate consumer experience.
It is expected that Samsung will use Gorilla Glass DX products in its upcoming Galaxy Z series launches, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 and the Galaxy Z Fold 3. That said, neither Samsung nor Corning has yet confirmed the name of this phone.
In terms of display protection, Corning’s Gorilla Glass Victus is still the strongest glass material material for the best fungus protection and improved scratch resistance for smartphones.