Samsung had dibs on the unique Gorilla Glass Victus, then the Galaxy S22 collection was the primary to introduce the improved Victus+ and now historical past is about to repeat itself. The upcoming Galaxy S23 fashions would be the first to characteristic the brand new Gorilla Glass Victus 2.
Model 2 is concentrated on surviving drops, together with falls on very tough surfaces like concrete from as much as 1m (hip peak) or as much as 2m (head peak) if it falls on asphalt. This improved drop resistance didnt come at the price of scratch resistance, nevertheless.
GG Victus 2 has an environmentalist streak because it incorporates a median of twenty-two% of pre-consumer recycled content material. This has earned it an Environmental Declare Validation mark.
The press launch saved specifics on the telephones obscure, it didnt even point out S23 explicitly. However given the timing (the Galaxy Unpacked for the S23 collection is scheduled for Wednesday), there isn’t a doubt.
Presumably, Victus 2 will likely be used to guard each the entrance and the again of the telephones, identical to Victus+ guards each side of each S22 cellphone. Here’s what Stephanie Choi, Government Vice President and Chief Advertising Officer at Samsung MX needed to say in regards to the new glass:
Have been dedicated to integrating sustainability all through our product lifecycle, working with like-minded companions corresponding to Corning to enhance efficiency whereas lowering our environmental impression. Our subsequent era of Galaxy flagship smartphones are the primary units to make use of Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2, providing higher sturdiness and improved sustainability on the similar time.
And a phrase from David Velasquez, Vice President and Normal Supervisor, Gorilla Glass:
Todays shoppers count on damage-resistant smartphone shows. For greater than a decade, Gorilla Glass has met the wants of smartphone customers, setting the usual for powerful cowl supplies. We’re proud to proceed our lengthy partnership with Samsung and have our newest improvements play an important position in Samsungs latest Galaxy smartphones.