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    Default what does it take to scratch the screen?

    Could having rough skin on your finger scratch the screen? This is my first time using an iDevice without protection. I'm still trying to find a decent case I like, contemplating ghost armoring it. Any input would be great
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    Default Re: what does it take to scratch the screen?

    The iPhone retina display is pretty tough. I never encase my iPhones and although my iPhone 5 has a few war wounds, the display is basically unscathed. Having said that, it will take more than rough skin on your finger to scratch it, in my opinion.
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    Default Re: what does it take to scratch the screen?

    not much ive already worn down the olio-phobic layer off of the screen with my stylus
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    Default Re: what does it take to scratch the screen?

    No matter how rough your skin gets, it won't ever be a harder material than glass. That's why it won't scratch it.
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    Default Re: what does it take to scratch the screen?

    The worst thing you can do to it is smudge the screen with your fingers usually after eating a bucket of greasy chicken 😬
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    Default what does it take to scratch the screen?

    I don't think rough skin on your finger will scratch the screen. That'd be some kind of rough skin!
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    Default Re: what does it take to scratch the screen?

    Quote Originally Posted by pr1nce View Post
    I don't think rough skin on your finger will scratch the screen. That'd be some kind of rough skin!
    Dragon Skin perhaps?
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    Default Re: what does it take to scratch the screen?

    Quote Originally Posted by kataran View Post
    The worst thing you can do to it is smudge the screen with your fingers usually after eating a bucket of greasy chicken 😬
    That's the worst! I've done that so many times


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    Default Re: what does it take to scratch the screen?

    I've taken keys to my Apple products' screens and literally try to scratch them to no avail. Except my MacBook.
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