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#1 Crisp

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 15:21

Do you use a screen protector on your smart phone?

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#2 Haggis

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 15:24

yep i do

#3 44MLX

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 15:30

Nope I don't

#4 invisible69

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 15:41

Yep, even though it has Gorilla Glass.

I just want my mind to be at rest when I have my phone in a bag or in my pocket with keys.

#5 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 15:44

Yes however, not a film one. I use a Tempered Glass Screen protector.

http://www.xgearlive...samsung/spectre

#6 Roger H.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 16:35

Definitely not, got me some awesome gorilla glass and if I drop it a film is not gonna protect it from smashing.

Those tempered glass ones though would be my only choice if I did.

#7 Dan~

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 16:43

I have an anti-glare screen on my iphone4, not as a protector, but just reduces the glare and in my opnion makes the product look more expensive/quality. It's been on there for a few years now and still going good

#8 +Nik L

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 16:49

First thing I do is put on a screen protector and a case. My phone looks pristine on day 365 as it does on day 1.

#9 theyarecomingforyou

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 16:56

Nope. They reduce the screen quality and make the screen less responsive. I haven't had an issue with screen damage, partly because I make sure not to put anything else in my pocket with the phone. I don't bother with cases either, as they make the phone too bulky.

#10 neoraptor

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 17:00

even cheapest modern protectors work just fine. I don't see any change on the responsiveness or screen quality.

#11 Arceles

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 17:01

Scr4een protectors don't reduce screen quality, if it does, is really a cheap one. I use a case with the phone too, it never stops looking amazing.

#12 Anibal P

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 17:10

Nope, just a waste of money, even as far back as my cheap MyTouch 3G, never scratched my screen, have dropped all my phones at least once in their lifetimes

#13 Shaun N.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 17:12

I use a privacy screen as it keeps the finger prints away

#14 1941

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 17:12

When I had a Treo , I did not use one.

#15 Lamp0

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 17:15

Definitely not, got me some awesome gorilla glass and if I drop it a film is not gonna protect it from smashing.

Those tempered glass ones though would be my only choice if I did.


I don't anyone thinks it's protecting it from smashing. It's more for scratches. Honestly I don't know if it's nesscarily. I certainly know lots of people who have scratched up there phone.


Scr4een protectors don't reduce screen quality, if it does, is really a cheap one. I use a case with the phone too, it never stops looking amazing.


On small high res displays, like Apple's retina, they absolutely do decrease screen quaility. It doesn't matter how expensive they are.