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Corning to Debut Third-Gen Gorilla Glass Next Week

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Replying to:  Curious by Vmac39   Jan 3, 2013, 8:06 PM

finger prints & smudges

by Rich Brome (Moderator)    Jan 5, 2013, 3:37 PM

Vmac39 said:
...or make it even more finger print proof. At least, this is from my experience, with my Nokia 920. I have much less issues with finger prints and oily smudges on my screen, ...


Gorilla Glass is just the main glass layer. Its key attributes are resistance to breaking and scratching.

What makes it resist fingerprints is an oleo-phobic (oil-resistant) coating on top of the glass. As far as I know, that's something added by the phone manufacturer after they get the Gorilla Glass from Corning. I could be wrong, but that's my understanding.

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