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Corning's newest Gorilla Glass aims to protect fragile laptop screens

Patrick Thibodeau | July 31, 2013
Touch-screen laptops face a variety of stresses that can lead to scratches and breaks

Chamandy says he still sees plenty of devices break that have Gorilla Glass, "but admittedly it is an improvement over its predecessors."

While Gorilla Glass has been used in laptops, such as the Google Chromebook Pixel, the NBT version is specifically designed for this market.

Replacing a laptop screen can cost from $150 to $300. The addition of Gorilla Glass could raise those repair costs, said Chamandy.

One vendor, Dell, announced this week that it plans to incorporate Gorilla Glass NBT into its new devices this fall.

 

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