Yup its true, Dell Mini 5 which is also known as "Dell Streak" has an indestructible 5-inch diagonal capacitive display which is made from a special glass known as "Gorilla Glass". Engadget has recently published a video in which they stabbed the touchscreen of Dell Streak with a ballpoint pen and found that there was not even a single scratch on its screen after being stabbed over 30 times. Jump to Dell Streak torture video after the break.
For those who don't know: Dell Mini 5 is yet to be released tablet by DELL which will feature 5-inch capacitive touch display, 5MP camera, 1Ghz Snapdragon ARM processor, front VGA camera, capacitive touch front buttons, GPS, 3G support with a SIM slot and Wifi, HSPA on WCDMA along with EDGE all on similar frequencies. The device will be fully capable of running Flash 10.1.
The magic behind indestructible screen of Dell Streak is "Gorilla Glass". Its a glass which is an environmentally friendly alkali-aluminosilicate thin sheet glass designed specifically to function as a protective cover glass for high-end display devices such as notebook PCs, televisions and mobile phones. Many smartphones like Motorola Droid is also using this glass as a screen protector. I wish Apple could have used the same glass in iPhone too, although its screen is made from a scratchless material. [via Engadget] [via Corning]Contact Us for News Tips, Corrections and Feedback