Corning Incorporated has collaborated with Micromax to bring Corning Gorilla protection on Micromax Vdeo smartphones. Micromax had recently launched value segment Vdeo smartphones that comes with Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
According to John Bayne (VP / GM, Corning Gorilla Glass) first time smartphone users cannot afford a screen replacement and hence for entry segment smartphones it is essential to protect the devices, with material such as Corning Gorilla Glass.
There are huge number of users in India who are using smartphones priced between Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 10000. Micromax Vdeo smartphones are made with basic Indian consumer needs in mind and with Corning Gorilla Glass protection it does provide a good level of protection for users in that price category.