Corning, maker of the glass panels found in all iPhones and iPads has announced the next generation of Gorilla Glass. Gorilla Glass 3 panels will be three times more scratch resistant, have a 50% increase in the panel’s retained strength after a the glass becomes flawed (cracked or scratched), and offer a 40% reduction of visible scratches.

Gorilla Glass 3 will be shown off at CES next week. The new glass is expected to make its way into the next iteration of the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Gorilla Glass has been used in every iOS device to date as well as devices from numerous competitors.

Gorilla Glass 3 panels to be 50% stronger, more scratch resistant originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Fri, 04 Jan 2013 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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