Motorola Introduces First Shatterproof Phone
The recently released Motorola Droid Turbo 2 may be the solution to cracked smart phone screens.
The world’s first smartphone with a shatterproof and crack proof screen, the Droid Turbo 2 has been tested by SquareTrade, an online warranty company that provides thorough testing for all smartphones on the market. After being dropped ten times from a height of 6 feet and being run over a car, the smartphone seems to live up to its reputation.
The Droid Turbo 2 uses an integrated five-layer system that is designed to absorb shock without ever shattering. The rigid aluminum core provides durability and structural integrity, while an AMOLED flexibility display absorbs shock. This feature allows the screen to flex when dropped rather than shattering like most screens.
This is topped with a dual-touch layer that helps the phone to survive accidents. The failsafe mechanism accounts for accounts for potential damage to the touch layer.
This is followed by a clear protective shield layer that does not crack or shatter.
Finally, an exterior lens with a unique hard coat helps to protect the phone’s display against standard wear and tear.
The phone’s screen remained intact even when dropped face down on concrete-- a death sentence for most iPhone screens. While the screen is shatterproof, users are encouraged to bear in mind that the screen is not scratch proof, and it did become scratched during the testing process.
Users should also be aware that the shatterproof screen is intended to protect the phone from being dropped, and that the display may crack or shatter if hit with a hammer or throw on concrete at full force.