Smartphone Screen Repair at OMG Smart Phone Solutions (Up to 70% Off). Five Options Available.

Raleigh-Durham

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Certified smartphone repair technician and instructor quickly fixes up cracked glass from Apple, Samsung, and LG phones

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. May be repurchased every 90 days. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Valid in store or with pick-up service. Valid within 45 miles of zip code 27703. Appointment required for mobile services. Merchants standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Additional fee may apply if your phone needs an LCD repair. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Five Options

  • $69 for glass repair for an iPhone 4, or 4s with optional color upgrade ($149.99 value)
  • $89 for glass repair for an iPhone 5, 5s, or 5c ($179.99 value)
  • $79 for glass repair for a Samsung Galaxy 3 or 4 ($179.99 value)
  • $69 for glass repair for an iPad 1, 2, 3, or 4 ($229.99 value)
  • $199 for glass repair for an LG G2 or G3 ($349.99 value)

Gorilla Glass: A Screen’s Shining Armor

The glass on a smartphone is engineered to withstand the stresses of your day-to-day life. Read on to learn about the particular brand behind many products—Corning’s Gorilla Glass.

In order for the glass in your smartphone, tablet, or computer to incorporate a touchscreen, it has to be extremely thin. But thin glass doesn’t hold up against the wear and tear of daily use, so manufacturers of these mobile devices started using glass that’s been chemically treated to be both thin and strong. This is the basic concept behind Corning Inc.’s ultra-resilient Gorilla Glass, named after a gorilla’s inherent toughness and beauty.

As with any glass, the process of making Gorilla Glass begins by melting down a mixture of sand and other chemicals in a furnace. After that, however, automated robotic arms form the molten mixture into 0.5-mm-thick sheets, called aluminosilicate because they contain aluminum, silicon, oxygen, and sodium ions. These ultra-thin sheets can’t resist damage quite yet; to become Gorilla Glass, they have to undergo a chemical process called an ion exchange. Each sheet is dipped into a 752-degree Fahrenheit electrolyte solution, which breaks the bonds of all sodium ions and replaces them with larger potassium ions. The larger ions cause the glass to compress, packing larger atoms into the same space to give a boost of strength akin to Popeye’s biceps after a few cans of spinach.

Gorilla Glass is a relatively new product—it’s only been used in mobile devices since 2009—but Corning has been developing the concept for years. The company began experimenting with chemically strengthened glass way back in 1960. Nowadays, Corning is on its third iteration of the product, Gorilla Glass 3, which is said to be up to three times more damage resistant than Gorilla Glass 2. Gorilla Glass in all its iterations can be found in hundreds of devices, including those made by Apple, Dell, and Motorola.

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    10500 Glenwood Avenue

    Durham, NC 27703

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