iPhone 4 Glass - "Gorilla Glass"

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  1. 41qser macrumors regular

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  2. appleguy123 macrumors 603

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  3. 41qser thread starter macrumors regular

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    It makes me wonder how that web shot of the broken iPhone 4 screen (no innards) was broken...
     
  4. appleguy123 macrumors 603

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    This is obviously why Apple disallowed screen protectors in retail stores.
     
  5. Geckotek macrumors G3

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    More reason my iPhone will continue to be naked!
     
  6. Ntombi macrumors 68040

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    That's crazy!

    I have never had a screen protector or case (or a scratch), so I know how well the older iPhone screens stand up to normal use, but that's simply amazing!
     
  7. 41qser thread starter macrumors regular

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    Yeah I think I'm going to skip a screen protector this time... might still opt for a Bumper (actually ordered one, dunno if I'll keep it).
     
  8. mloffa macrumors 6502a

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    Although that is very impressive, my Zagg IS is sitting on my desk waiting for my i4.
     
  9. OverSpun macrumors 6502a

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    Hmm. I would be scared without a protection screen. :eek:
     
  10. vong macrumors 6502a

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    this "gorilla" glass is on the new iPhone 4?!
     
  11. Mattwood macrumors member

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    There is no confirmation that it is Gorilla Glass, Apple have used corning for glass before but previous iPhones and Laptops have used glass from other companies.

    Also Apples said "they" have created a new glass, not using an existing product

    I have seen a couple of sight speculating its Gorilla glass but again non have confirmed!

    thread from MacObserver here
     
  12. 41qser thread starter macrumors regular

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    see below

     
  13. irich25 macrumors regular

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    blender vs iphone
    iphone will finally win????
     
  14. Wailord macrumors 6502

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    Dude, the BlendTec ripped through a can of beans, and the iPhone's screen won't be harder than metal.

    ... or will it?
     
  15. 41qser thread starter macrumors regular

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    The world may never know...
    [​IMG]
    ...or will we?

    ;)
     
  16. irich25 macrumors regular

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    http://www.blendtec.com/willitblend/
    :D lol
     
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    I've bought a screen protector for my iPhone 4, but it makes me wonder if I should use it if this is true. But saying that is the back of the cases going to use the same glass? My 3G had it's fair share of scratches and gashes on the back.
     
  19. Lyetz macrumors newbie

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    If I remember correctly, both sides of the phone have the same glass.
     
  20. kdarling macrumors demi-god

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    The Motorola Droid uses Gorilla Glass. Still, some owners have had broken screens with unlucky drops. It's glass, after all.

    --

    Since Apple says the front glass on the iPhone 4 is bonded to the underlying screen, does that mean we go back to the days of the first iPhone, where breaking one means replacing both?
     
  21. nafai23 macrumors regular

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    Why anyone would dare put a screen protector on this beautiful display is beyond me.........

    To each there own though.
     
  22. ScubaCinci macrumors 65816

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    A lot of people said you couldn't scratch the 3G and 3GS screens either. I beg to differ.
     
  23. gloss macrumors 601

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    I think they say the front glass is bonded to the digitizer, yes? Not the screen itself.

    I could be wrong, I'm working from memory.
     
  24. ScubaCinci macrumors 65816

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    ^^^THIS
     

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