Cornings new Gorilla Glass Victus could let your phone survive a six-foot drop, plus scratch resistance
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Your next Samsung Galaxy or iPhone may soon include the toughest gadget glass Corning has ever created. Today, the companys announcing Gorilla Glass Victus a glass that can not only resist a six-foot drop, but also the first in six years to meaningfully improve your phones ability to shrug off nasty scratches.
Its a little-known fact that Cornings Gorilla Glass hasnt gotten much better at resisting keys and coins since 2014s Gorilla Glass 3, and it has arguably gotten slightly worse since: our reporting showed that Gorilla Glass 4 actually performed worse in some tests, Gorilla Glass 5 was in the middle, and Gorilla Glass 6 didnt improve any further since Corning was more focused on making your phone survive a nasty tumble…