Why Are Phone Screens Still Made From Glass (And Not Plastic)
Nowadays, most smartphones are covered in glass to make them look nice. But this design choice has a drawback: even the smallest bump can cause the surface of your phone to shatter. But why are phone screens made of glass, and not something harder to crack like plastic? Plastic is more resilient than glass when dropped. And you could actually buy smartphones with plastic screens for a much lower price. Maybe this is gonna happen in the future?
Speaking of the future, phone manufacturers are always looking for new ways to make our gadgets more durable and smarter. And sometimes when they start thinking about what the smartphones of the future will look like, they end up with some interesting ideas!