Huawei's Mate X3 and X5 use impact-resistant polysiloxane screens

South China Morning Post March 2, 2024, 10:00 AM UTC

Summary: Huawei's Mate X3 and X5 phones feature a flexible inner screen using a non-Newtonian fluid, polysiloxane, which hardens upon impact. The material, inspired by starch's impact-absorbing properties, offers 92% transparency and a five-star impact resistance certificate. The technology aims to prevent shattered screens in foldable phones, with the Mate X5 showing a fourfold improvement in performance. The material can resist impacts from everyday items dropped from a height of one meter.

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