Top Safety features used in Smartphones to prevent from breaking

Safety features in smartphone to prevent from breaking

Official protection like Corning Gorilla Glass Protection declared by the manufacturers gave more reliability option for the handset. We’ll tell you all type protection used in Mobile devices by category distribution.

 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

Safety features in smartphone
  • 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.
Dragontrail Glass: It is manufactured by Asahi Glass Co., is an alkali-aluminosilicate sheet glass engineered for a combination of thinness, lightness and damage-resistance, similar to the Corning’s Gorilla Glass. The material’s primary properties are its strength, allowing thin glass without fragility; its high scratch resistance; and its hardness – with a Vickers hardness test rating of 595 to 673. The latest dragontrail glass is AGC Dragontrail Glass.

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.

2. Coating 

Coating is given for their final touch and smooth flexibility performance. Coatings are many type means each have its own distinct chemical proportion. As per our report, coating just do water repellent work & in some coating they do perform smudge proof & fingerprint resistant.

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.

Nano Coating or Water repellent coating: This was seen earlier on the first premier Moto X, Moto G, & Moto E. It just offers only water repellent functionality. Also this made soft to touch, makes a device feel premium to hold.
Water repellent Safety features in smartphone

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 Safety features in smartphone

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.

Metal Finish Safety features in smartphone

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.

Conclusion: Above some of the protection used for mobile devices.

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