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[Q] Screen protector least fingerprint magnet?

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By BTT8, Senior Member on 20th June 2014, 04:21 AM
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The default screen protector that came with my spigen case is a fingerprint magnet. Do you guys have suggestions as to which ones are NOT for fingerprint magnets?

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20th June 2014, 07:02 PM |#2  
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The default screen protector that came with my spigen case is a fingerprint magnet. Do you guys have suggestions as to which ones are NOT for fingerprint magnets?

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All plastic ones will be showing fingerprints with light reflections. Some of the glass screen protectors have an oleophobic coating which can reduce fingerprints greatly for a period of time before the coating wears off, similar to the stock glass.
21st June 2014, 05:17 PM |#3  
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oleophobic coating which can reduce fingerprints greatly for a period of time before the coating wears off

Pro-tip, rain-x works wonders on making fingerprints less noticable. I used to do this on my Dell Streak, it makes the glass feel silkier, but wears off after a week or two... I don't see why you couldn't do this with a plastic screen protector, I'll give it a go next time I see a bottle of Rain-X.
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I don't have one for the n5, but matte ones generally don't attract fingerprints as much.
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matte ones generally don't attract fingerprints as much.

I second that.
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Yep. Mattes one rarely attract fingerprints, but it will make the screen look a little weird.
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