Screen Protector for the Series 7?

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I just purchased a AW 7 Stainless Steel which has the Sapphire Crystal. It’s a beautiful screen and I’d like to keep it that way. I’ve used screen protectors in the past on other Apple Watches that didn’t have sapphire in the past. I hate to cover this one up and wonder what others thought. Thanks for your help.
 

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I don’t have the AW7… yet! I have also been wondering about a case. I do use a clear TPU case by July on my Series 3.
 

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I just purchased a AW 7 Stainless Steel which has the Sapphire Crystal. It’s a beautiful screen and I’d like to keep it that way. I’ve used screen protectors in the past on other Apple Watches that didn’t have sapphire in the past. I hate to cover this one up and wonder what others thought. Thanks for your help.

My stainless steel S5, now 26 months old, does not have a scratch at all on the crystal. You do not need a screen protector for the sapphire crystal watch. (My aluminum S2 had scratches by the end of the first month.)
 

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My stainless steel S5, now 26 months old, does not have a scratch at all on the crystal. You do not need a screen protector for the sapphire crystal watch. (My aluminum S2 had scratches by the end of the first month.)

Thank you very much for sharing your experience. After briefly putting one on the watch and removing it right after I have decided to take that approach. The watch is just too beautiful to cover with anything and I hate to change the look of that. And this is coming from someone who used screen protectors on all my previous watches.
 

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I just purchased an AW 7 Stainless Steel which has the Sapphire Crystal. It’s a beautiful screen and I’d like to keep it that way. I’ve used screen protectors in the past on other Apple Watches that didn’t have sapphire in the past. I hate to cover this one up and wonder what others thought. Thanks for your help.

Even if the display is Sapphire crystal it would scratch at some point so I installed a screen protector from Gadgetshieldz and there were no issues with the touch. Also, after applying it there was no issue with the display quality.
 

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Even if the display is Sapphire crystal it would scratch at some point so I installed a screen protector from Gadgetshieldz and there were no issues with the touch. Also, after applying it there was no issue with the display quality.

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turbochgd

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Even if the display is Sapphire crystal it would scratch at some point so I installed a screen protector from Gadgetshieldz and there were no issues with the touch. Also, after applying it there was no issue with the display quality.

Thank you Scott. Appreciate your input.