Safety features in smartphone to prevent from breaking
Lets take a look safety features in smartphone.
1. Screen Protection or Glass Protection.
Screen protection is essential of the phone because it is disturb with the scratches and making the display look dull and awkward. Therefore, companies researched and made glass protection. The two most common and effective companies are Corning Gorilla Glass & Dragontrail glass.
Gorilla Glass: It is brand of specialized toughened glass developed and manufactured by Corning. The first protection made with version i.e. Gorilla Glass, versions goes on changing because of the best technology created the glass far better than their predecessor one. Now, the latest version is Gorilla Glass 4. So, lets see the specification of Gorilla glass
- Scratch Resistance.
- Damage Resistance (at certain extend).
- Flexible means it can bend up to 25 degree.
- Thickness becomes thin range between 0.4 mm to 2 mm (based on the version specs).
- Outstanding surface quality.
- Optical clarity becomes very clear, precision of 99.9%
- Touch Screen Compatible (It is obvious).
- Some kind of water repellent.
The specs are much similar to the Corning’s Gorilla Glass. Yes but the company claims that it is very tough and scratch resistance as to compare with Corning’s Gorilla Glass. But Corning makes its owned very trusted brand. So, people thinks that Corning is better than Dragontrail Glass.
Oleophobic Coating: From the name itself phobic means water is repellent or any liquid substance. Yes, this coating is costly but have many advantages like waterproof, liquid proof, smudge proof, and Fingerprint resistance. Yes, this is the only case that you getting all of these. This coating was appears when the first iPhone releases. Now, many device have this coating especially on mid range and flagship handsets. Even the Mi Redmi 2 and 2 prime both have spoted with this coating.
3. Waterproof & Dustproof Smartphone
The concept of waterproof phone introduced by Sony then after waterproof scaling become popular and widely used today in many flagship Smartphones and even in mid range device like Moto G (3rd Gen) and Xperia M2 aqua.
Waterproof Smartphones having a specific rating like IPX7, IP67, etc. Each rating has its own specification criteria. The Certificate like IP67 IP68/58, IPX7(latest) is aloted when the device successfully tested on each testing platform and then device will get any of this rating. Dust rating is also included in that only. For the IP Code Information please refer Wikipedia.
4. Metal Finish
Metal is tough but not every. In mobile Aluminium Metal were used for their body casing. The latest one is High Strength Aluminium which is seen in iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.
A piece of metal is not costly but the finish makes costly. Metal can be used in mobile as frame and body back casing. When such aluminium metal is used that means make device lot of more tougher and light that is the key element of having a metal frame or body.