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    Default Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    After reading quite a few posts and threads on this forum I've seen a lot of users talk about the benefits of glass screen protectors. Do people still use the original plastic screen protectors? Or have they died out?
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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    Glass is still the least common, most likely because it's typically the most expensive.

    I'm still using none at all or the self-adhesive plastic type. I dislike the ones requiring a liquid.

    The glass one by Clarivue.com has caught my attention though...
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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    I use Zagg Glass. You can't even tell it's on there. Feels just like glass. Very smudge free and it doesn't scratch. I'll never go back to a plastic film again.
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    Default Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    Quote Originally Posted by Garz View Post
    I use Zagg Glass. You can't even tell it's on there. Feels just like glass. Very smudge free and it doesn't scratch. I'll never go back to a plastic film again.
    +1

    Love and only use the glass ones as well. I use Bodyguardz Pure.

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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    ive used the spigen tempered glass since they came out and ive tried other brands as well and ill never go back from a glass screen protector
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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    I still use the plastic one but I'm keeping an eye out for the glass screen protectors when this one messes up
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    Once you go GLASS you will realize how much better it is over the plastic ones. The Glass Protectors just offer a more realistic approach to the actual device screen feel


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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    I just ordered an Invisible Shield Glass (upgraded from the HD). Can't wait to get it on my phone. I have a (really) cheap plastic SPIGEN screen protector I got from Amazon. It's done an ok job but is impossible to get clean (you get what you pay for).


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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    I've heard glass protectors are quite rigid though and I have a couple of friends who say they can shatter quite easily.

    Has anyone has experience in this?
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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    Quote Originally Posted by Oliver Telfor View Post
    I've heard glass protectors are quite rigid though and I have a couple of friends who say they can shatter quite easily.

    Has anyone has experience in this?
    It's been my expericence or should I say my Wife's experience, that when she dropped her 5s the only damage was a small crack in the top left portion of the Zagg GLASS screen protector which is barely noticable....if it wasn't for the Zagg GLASS I'm almost sure I would be replacing a 5s screen.
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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    Quote Originally Posted by spencerdl View Post
    It's been my expericence or should I say my Wife's experience, that when she dropped her 5s the only damage was a small crack in the top left portion of the Zagg GLASS screen protector which is barely noticable....if it wasn't for the Zagg GLASS I'm almost sure I would be replacing a 5s screen.
    Did you replace the Zagg or try to take it off?
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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    Quote Originally Posted by Oliver Telfor View Post
    Did you replace the Zagg or try to take it off?
    Nah, It's still on and you can barely tell there's a crack unless you know it's there. Looks GREAT.
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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    Haha well that's good. My friends just snapped into pieces.
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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    Quote Originally Posted by Oliver Telfor View Post
    Haha well that's good. My friends just snapped into pieces.
    ....but did his screen survive??
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    Quote Originally Posted by spencerdl View Post
    ....but did his screen survive??
    Yeah. So I guess that's a silver lining
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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    I feel two ways about this; one, BodyGuardz are an excellent tempered glass solution and the real benefit there is that if your device is compromised in such a way that the screen would break, the screen protector breaks instead of your display. Two, I absolutely love iVisors. The fingerprint resistance, the ease of application, the bezel protection, the "washability" and the cost are all factors that add up to me usually going that direction (for the iVisor).
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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    I'm loving my new Spigen screen protectors but once I use those I may end up with a glass screen protector
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    I use the Bodyguardz glass protector. It's been awesome so far! Plus it allowed me to sign up for the Advantage replacement program so if I break one all I have to do is pay like 12 bucks to get another one.
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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    Quote Originally Posted by VinWin5 View Post
    I use the Bodyguardz glass protector. It's been awesome so far! Plus it allowed me to sign up for the Advantage replacement program so if I break one all I have to do is pay like 12 bucks to get another one.
    I wasn't aware of this program, thanks for sharing!
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    Default Re: Normal screen protectors Vs. Glass protectors

    I get cheap ones off eBay. I'm pretty happy with the colored tempered glass I got recently.

    Easy to install, doesn't bubble, looks awesome.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/121351060640


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    I'm not a fan of glass protectors. I had the Bodyguardz Pure and I felt like within in weeks it started to lift up due to air bubbles. The first time I thought I did something wrong and then I was told if the phone screen is no 100% flat the screen protector will come off over time. Since I have no way of determining if my iPhone screen is completely flat when purchasing I find it to be more of hassle.
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    I just received my first glass protector today. Skinomi brand. LOVE the feel. NEVER going back to plastics.
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    You need to get a glass one like Zagg. Best ones out there.
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    I agree with you zerog46, got mine last week and I'll never go back to plastics. It was so easy to put on and quick. Absolutely no dirt or lint under protector. You can't even tell you have it on---hard to see it.
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    Once you get a glass one you'll never go back....
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