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Vivo X80 Pro Features SCHOTT Xensation® Up. High-Performance Cover Glass

  • The new smartphone model vivo X80 Pro features SCHOTT Xensation® Up. cover glass on the front display.
  • Chemically strengthened Xensation® Up. cover glass helps prevent cracked screens with its outstanding drop performance.
  • The new smartphone model adds to a series of successful collaborations between SCHOTT and vivo.

April 25, 2022 – Mainz, Germany

SCHOTT, the international technology group and inventor of specialty glass, welcomes the vivo X80 Pro, a new premium model from the leading Chinese smartphone brand vivo. For this model vivo relies on a cooperation with the German sister companies owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation: the high-performance cover glass Xensation® Up. from SCHOTT and a camera lens co-engineered by ZEISS and vivo. Xensation® Up. is a chemically strengthened lithium aluminosilicate (LAS) glass that helps prevent cracked screens, as demonstrated by its outstanding results in drop performance testing. In set drop tests, Xensation® Up. can survive drops from twice the height of conventional aluminosilicate (AS) glass.

“Over the past several years, we have enjoyed a fruitful partnership with vivo. We are very happy to see new high-end models from vivo featuring our high-performance cover glass,” says Dr. Lutz Klippe, Product Group Manager at SCHOTT.

With more than 130 years of experience in manufacturing specialty glass, SCHOTT cover glass has supported vivo phones in a series of successful new launches. Xensation® Up. has been featured in high-end models including the vivo X51 and the vivo X60 Pro. Launched in April, vivo’s first foldable phone, the vivo X Fold, came fully packed with SCHOTT specialty glass, including an ultra-thin glass (UTG) from the company’s SCHOTT UTG® product range, as well as Xensation® Up. and Xensation® α (Alpha) cover glasses.

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These attributes characterize SCHOTT as a manufacturer of high-tech materials based on specialty glass. Founder Otto Schott is considered its inventor and became the pioneer of an entire industry. Always opening up new markets and applications with a pioneering spirit and passion – this is what has driven the #glasslovers at SCHOTT for more than 130 years. Represented in 34 countries, the company is a highly skilled partner for high-tech industries: Healthcare, Home Appliances & Living, Consumer Electronics, Semiconductors & Datacom, Optics, Industry & Energy, Automotive, Astronomy & Aerospace. In the fiscal year 2020, its 16,500 employees generated sales of 2.24 billion euros. With the best teams, supported by the best digital tools, the group intends to continue to grow. SCHOTT AG is owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation, one of the oldest foundations in Germany. It uses the Group's dividends to promote science. As a foundation company, SCHOTT has anchored responsibility for employees, society and the environment deeply in its DNA. The goal is to become a climate-neutral company by 2030.

Press Contact:
Michael Mueller
Head of Innovation PR & Storytelling
SCHOTT AG
Hattenbergstr. 10, 55122 Mainz, Germany
+49 (0)6131/66-4088
michael-matthias.mueller@schott.com

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