Gorilla Glass has become a standard for durable Android devices. The glass is insanely hard to crack and nearly impossible to scratch. While Samsung never mentioned anything about the Galaxy Nexus featuring this reinforced glass, we were hoping that it would.
Sadly, Corning just tweeted that this device will not be among the lucky ones that have Gorilla Glass. We know this could definitely be a turn-off for many of you. We’ve grown to love Corning’s awesome work; it’s saved our devices from many drops.
This doesn’t mean the end of the world, though, as the phone is still probably the best around. This only means we might have to be more careful when handling it, since the screen might be more fragile.
Rough users might want to consider cases and screen covers. Maybe shelling out some bucks for insurance might be your best bet. Perhaps simple consciousness and cautiousness will do.
For now it’s unknown if Samsung has used any other type of protection for the display. Be sure to stay tuned for more information about this topic. Would anyone be turned off if the Galaxy Nexus happens to have a significantly more fragile screen? Would you still buy it?