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Asus is unveiling the ZenBook Infinity, the first notebook sporting a Gorilla Glass 3 lid, as...

Asus is unveiling the ZenBook Infinity, the first notebook sporting a Gorilla Glass 3 lid, as the Computex trade show gets underway. Asus claims its use of Gorilla Glass 3, which Corning (GLW) asserts is 3x more scratch-resistant than its predecessor, allows the Infinity to have a maximum thickness of just 15.5mm, 14% less than that of prior Zenbooks.
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  • AdamDivy
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    Good news! Asus laptops are great and now even better.

     

    Long GLW
    3 Jun 2013, 07:30 PM Reply Like
  • Sam Liu
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    What's up with scratch-resistance?

     

    Since my 1st IPod touch in 2010, I did not have to be concerned. First thing is to put on a thinner plastic screen to protect the far more costly glass. Second, get a cheap case to put the device into.
    3 Jun 2013, 07:36 PM Reply Like
  • runyontr
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    Plastic and cases don't look nearly as nice as clean glass. I think this has either the potential to look newer for longer, or to attract smudges and fingerprints to make it ugly. I hope for the former.

     

    In the mean time, I love the volume of glass that will be sold for this purpose. I'm long GLW and there's at least 10 cell phones worth of glass being sold for each laptop. Great increase in volume if this can catch on.
    3 Jun 2013, 07:45 PM Reply Like
  • AdamDivy
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    Oops... I didn't mean to like your post, sorry Sam.

     

    I always use a hard case around the edge of an ipod/iphone but not on top of the glass. And a thin plastic layer distorts the image and annoys me too much to ever use one.
    4 Jun 2013, 12:08 PM Reply Like
  • Sam Liu
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    "Plastic and cases don't look nearly as nice as clean glass"

     

    Vanity or protecting your investment?
    3 Jun 2013, 07:47 PM Reply Like
  • runyontr
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    Vanity. To be sure. Haha
    3 Jun 2013, 07:57 PM Reply Like
  • TwistTie
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    If you look at the financials of a stock through a piece of plastic, you are likely to get the wrong picture.
    4 Jun 2013, 11:20 AM Reply Like
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