Corning has launched their next generation of Gorilla Glass last month. This revival comes almost two years after Gorilla Glass 5 was announced. Unlike the previous variant, Gorilla Glass 6 is made up of a completely new composition that can withstand twice as many drops as the Gorilla Glass 5 while retaining the same level of scratch resistance. (हिंदी में पढ़िए)
What is Gorilla Glass 6?
Gorilla Glass 6 is an ion-strengthened glass that, according to Corning, can resist up to 15 drops from 1-meter height. As stated above, Corning uses a new composition in order to increase drop resistance without compromising on scratch resistance.
This doesn’t mean your phone is scratch or shatterproof. The Gorilla Glass 6 brings in incremental improvements but you will still need to protect your investment with a proper case cover. At the same time, if you prefer living without a case, going with Gorilla Glass 6 protected phone will be a relatively safer bet.
It is obvious that a lot of smartphone manufacturers have already adopted this new version of Gorilla Glass. Let us take a look at all the phones that come certified with Corning Gorilla Glass 6
List of phones with Gorilla Glass 6
1) Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus/ S10
Samsung’s new Galaxy S10/ S10+ are extremely beautiful phones available in multiple attractive color ceramic-finish options. But only the top variant (1TB storage) actually has tough ceramic back. The others have ‘ceramic-finish’ and offer Gorilla Glass 6 protection on both front and rear.
Galaxy S10 Plus brings in some radical features like fast charging 2.0, WiFi 6.0, UFS 3.0 storage, and the plus variant comes with 10GB RAM and 1TB onboard storage expandable up to 512GB more.
Display: 6.4 inches, 1440 x 3040 px | Processor: 2.7 GHz, Octa Core, Samsung Exynos 9 9820 Processor | RAM: 12GB | Storage: 1TB | Software: Android 9.0 | Rear Camera: 16 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP | Front Camera: 10 MP+8 MP | Battery: 4100mAh
2) OnePlus 6T
The first on the list is OnePlus’s new flagship OnePLus 6T (Review). This phone is the first from the company to flaunt a water drop notch display. And it’s protected by Gorilla Glass 6 on both front and rear.
Apart from the GG6, there is indeed a lot to like about the new OnePlus Flagship including some swanky design option, blazing fast performance, and the pleasant software.
- Fast performance
- Ergonomic design
- Good quality AMOLED display
- Excellent software
- Front fingerprint sensor
- No water resistant certification
- No Audio Jack
- No LED notification light
3) Oppo F9 Pro and Oppo F9
Oppo F9 Pro was the first phone to debut with Gorilla Glass 6. The slightly trimmed down Oppo F9 Pro variant, the Oppo F9 was also marketed to list Gorilla Glass 6.
However, for some reason, Corning’s official website mentions Gorilla Glass 3 on Oppo F9 and Oppo F9 Pro.
- Attractive gradient color design
- VOOC Fast Charging
- Water drop notch
- MediaTek P60 is slightly outdated and underpowered
- Below par Camera Performance
4) Oppo R17 Pro and Oppo R17
Oppo has continued the trend of sporting Gorilla Glass 6 with its R series phones. The Oppo R17 Pro and Oppo R17 feature a dew-drop notch display with Gorilla Glass 6 protection on both front and rear.
Perhaps the most attractive feature of these phones is 50W Super VOOC charging that can completely charge the battery in just 30 minutes.
- Triple Camera Setup
- In-display fingerprint sensor
- SuperVOOC Flash Charging
- Hybrid Sim Card Slot
- No 3.5mm audio jack
5) Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2
Asus has also joined the bandwagon and provided Gorilla Glass 6 protection for its latest budget smartphone Zenfone Max Pro M2 (Review). Surprisingly, this is also the cheapest smartphone to flaunt Gorilla Glass 6 protection.
- Great design
- Display quality
- Excellent Battery backup
- Dedicated card slot
- Excellent performance
- Camera interface
- Back panel prone to smudges and scratches
- Doesn’t support HD streaming
6) Sony Xperia 1
Sony introduces novelties with its 2019 flagship’s like a 4K OLED and 21:9 display. This sports a trio camera setup of 12MPs. Under the hood, the device is helmed by Snapdragon 855 chipset coupled with 6GB of RAM. The storage variants are 64GB and 128GB, expandable with up to 512GB microSD cards.
7) Xiaomi Mi 9
The Xiaomi Mi 9 is the Xiaomi flagship for 2019 that comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor and a 48MP rear camera. This is paired with a secondary 16MP secondary Ultra-wide sensor(117-degree FoV and f/2.2 aperture). And finally, a telephoto lens with 12 MP sensor (1.0 µm pixel size and f/2.2 aperture) for 2X optical zoom. Upfront, there is a 20MP Sony IMX576 sensor.
Like its predecessor, this year’s phone also comes in a transparent edition. It packs premium high-end specs and bets on flagship-grade performance.
Best Smartphones with Gorilla Glass 6 Protection
These are the smartphones which currently come with Gorilla Glass 6 Protection. We can expect a lot of upcoming flagships to boast this new Glass in the future. As and when a new phone pops up with this new certification, we will update the list.
Here’s the list of phones with Gorilla Glass 6:
|Phone name||Price (In Rupees)||Score (Out of 100)|
|Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus||117,900||98|
|Xiaomi Mi 9||36,990*||79|
|Sony Xperia 1||76,990*||81|
|Oppo F9 Pro||20,899||77|
|Oppo R17 Pro||45,990||83|
|Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2||12,999||79|