Company Akhan Semiconductor is working on a heavy-duty protective coating for gadget displays - diamond glass Mirage Diamond Glass. AND the first smartphone with Such protection must go to 2019 year.
What it is
Mirage Diamond Glass is made of diamonds, artificially grown in laboratory. The nanocrystalline structure is formed randomly, then there are crystals arranged randomly, and not are aligned along the crystallographic planes. Such a method prevents the formation of deep cracks and damage to the material under the glass.
Such a coating can be used together with other glasses - for example, with Gorilla Glass, speaking in quality of the upper layer.
When and where to wait
AT Akhan Semiconductor promised to introduce smartphones with diamond coated screen in end of 2017, but not happened. New deadline - 2019 year. Now experts carry out stress tests to find out the strength of Mirage Diamond Glass and its interaction with touchscreen. Also they to get rid of glare, which " sins " the diamond coating.
AT The tests take part and manufacturers of gadgets, but specific names in Akhan Semiconductor does not called. It is only said that the first device with Mirage Diamond Glass will exactly become a smartphone, and after fitness bracelets and Other devices.
But not We should expect a massive release of gadgets from heavy-duty glass: diamond coating is not cheap.
Read in Russian: В 2019 году выйдет первый смартфон со сверхпрочным алмазным покрытием