What is Dragontrail Glass & List of Smartphones using it

Like Gorilla glass Dragontrail glass is also a very hard, scratch resistant alkali-aluminosilicate sheet glass that was launched in the year 2011. It is manufactured by a Japanese company Asahi Glass Co., therefore it is also called Asahi Dragontrail glass or AGC Dragontrail glass.


Dragontrail Glass

Dragontrail glass is relatively new in the market as compared to Gorilla glass. It is a very good and durable product both in terms of quality and performance. Some says that it is even stronger or tougher than the Gorilla glass. This means that it will prove to be a good competitor of the Gorilla Glass. The main properties of Dragontrail glass is its thinness, scratch resistance and hardness. Its Vickers hardness test rating is 595 to 673.

How Dragontrail Glass in Manufactured?

It is manufactured by using a highly efficient float process.


Dragontrail Glass Float Process

Main Features of Asahi Dragontrail Glass

  • Scratch Resistant
  • Very Tough to Break
  • Very Thin and Lightweight glass
  • Very Durable Glass
  • Environmental Friendly Glass – Does not contain lead, arsenic and antimony

There is no doubt that Dragontrail glass is a superior product if we compare it to the Corning Gorilla Glass that is already in the business and is widely used in some of the top notch smartphones, tablets and laptops. But there are only limited number of smartphones in the market that are using Dragontrail glass. In future we can expect to see Dragontrail glass being used more on smartphones, tablets and laptops in near future as it is already gaining popularity.

Comparison of Dragontrail Glass and Gorilla Glass

What is Dragontrail X Glass?

Dragontrail X Glass is an advanced and improved version of Dragontrail glass. Dragontrail X glass is 30% stronger than the normal Dragontrail glass and 8 times stronger than normal sodalime glass. Dragontrail X glass is more suitable cover glass for high-end mobile devices that includes Smartphones, Tablet, PC and Wearable devices. Here are the features of Dragontrail X Glass.


Features of Dragontrail X Glass

  • Highly Scratch Resistant
  • High Compression Stress available
  • Highly Crack–Resistant
  • Can be Available in large sizes
  • Available in variety of thickness

Dragontrail Glass vs. Dragontrail X Glass Comparison

Here is the difference between Dragontrail glass and Dragontrail X glass.


  Dragontrail Glass Dragontrail X Glass
Strength 6 times stronger than normal sodalime glass 8 times stronger than sodalime glass and 30% more stronger than Dragontrail glass
Scratch Resistance Good Resistance to Scratches Highly Scratch Resistant
Thickness Thin glass, Various thickness Various thickness
Stress tolerance Good High, More Compression Stress available as compared to Dragontrail Glass.
Usage Mobile devices High-end mobile devices

Learn about Dragontrail Pro Glass

List of Smartphones with Dragontrail Glass

Here is the list of some smartphones that are using AGC / Asahi Dragontrail glass at the moment. Dragontrail glass phones list includes:

Aquaris E4.5

Aquaris E5

ARCHOS 55 Diamond

Celkon Millennia Ufeel

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)

Sony Xperia Z

Sony Ericsson Xperia active

Sony Xperia Z1

Sony Xperia Z2

Sony Xperia Z3

Swipe Elite Note

Xiaomi MI2

Galaxy Nexus

Gionee F103

XOLO Q1000

XOLO Q1010i

XOLO 8X-1000

XOLO Win Q900s

XOLO Q900s


XOLO Cube 5.0

XOLO Win Q900s

InnJoo 2

InnJoo Max 2

i-mobile IQ6 smartphones

Intex Aqua Speed HD

Intex Aqua 4G+

Intex Aqua S7

Intex Aqua Ring

Intex Aqua Xtreme

Intex Cloud 4G Star

Intex Cloud Swift

Karbonn Titanium Moghul

Karbonn Titanium S205

Kult 10

Lenovo A7000

Lenovo K3 Note

Lava Iris 504Q

Lava Iris 504Q+

Lava Iris Pro 30+

Lava Iris X1 Selfie

Lava Fuel 50

Lava Iris Icon

Lava Iris X8

Lava Pixel V1

Meizu m2 note

Panasonic Eluga Switch

Panasonic Eluga Turbo (on back panel)

Panasonic Eluga Arc 2

Panasonic Eluga Mark 2


Swipe Elite Plus

Lyf Flame 6

Lyf Flame 7

Lyf Water 7

Lyf Wind 1

LYF Water 4

LYF Water 6

Xiaomi Redmi 1S

Xiaomi Redmi 2

Yu Yureka Plus

Videocon Krypton V50FG

Videocon Z55 Dash

Videocon Z55 Krypton

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