corning confirms that the galaxy s23 series will be the first to use gorilla glass victus 2

Samsung had dibs on the original Gorilla Glass Victus, then the Galaxy S22 series was the first to introduce the improved Victus+ and now history is about to repeat itself. The upcoming Galaxy S23 models will be the first to feature the new Gorilla Glass Victus 2.

Version 2 is focused on surviving drops, including falls on very rough surfaces like concrete from up to 1m (hip height) or up to 2m (head height) if it falls on asphalt. This improved drop resistance didn’t come at the cost of scratch resistance, however.

GG Victus 2 has an environmentalist streak as it contains an average of…