After years of overinflated smartphone show claims stuffed with fancy phrases like oleophobic, ceramic nanocrystals, and antimicrobial, we’ve grow to be numb to the entire thing. So when Samsung boasted that the Galaxy S24 Extremely delivered a brand new normal of visible readability, we didn’t pay a lot consideration.
However Corning’s new Gorilla Armor has a trick that’s really fairly superb—and one you’ll recognize while not having to drop it first. Together with “distinctive scratch resistance,” Samsung claims that Corning’s new cowl materials reduces reflection by as much as 75 p.c. And primarily based on the primary pictures which have emerged of the brand new cellphone, it’s one of the best show characteristic for the reason that iPhone 4’s retina show.
As you may see within the picture above from Ice Universe on X (previously Twitter), the show on the Galaxy S24 Extremely is way darker, crisper, and clearer in vivid mild, eliminating the necessity to crank up the brightness and twist the cellphone into unnatural angles to learn what’s on the display. It’s a exceptional improve over each different cellphone and the form of characteristic Apple would title and dedicate a whole part of the iPhone web site to.
Apple additionally makes use of Corning glass for the iPhone, however has settled on the corporate’s Ceramic Protect tech, which it has used for the reason that iPhone 12. Nonetheless, with the scratch-resistance and glare-resistance of the brand new Gorilla Armor, we’d like to see Apple make the swap with the iPhone 16 Professional.