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I used halo, got them off amazon. They are dry, and don't cover the curved portion of the glass, but the cutouts are perfect and cause no sensor issues, about $6 shipped for 3, IIRC. They seem to be as durable as the boxwaves and clairvues that I used on past devices that were more expensive.

I would second this... Halo screen protectors are really good for the price. Some users report issues with them lifting on the edges where it curves but I have not seen this. Very clear, good touch response, and don't interfere with any sensors.

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I just picked up a couple Nillkin/Redpepper tempered glass screen protectors off eBay for $6.50ea. Nice packaging (despite the spelling errors on the box), and sturdy, unlike the one I ordered from China and came shattered. Comes with rubbing alcohol pad and microfiber cloth. Took a long, hot shower, then left the water going and applied the screen protector without a speck of dust under it (humidity keeps lint/dust from circulating in the air). The protector is exactly the width of the LCD, which leaves plenty of room for cases that overlap the screen edges. There's adhesive across the whole glass, so dust won't get underneath, unlike the XGear Fantom 4. No issues with touch sensitivity.

I like the durability of XtremeGuard, but not so much the rubbery feel, nor the fact that putting any case on will push the edges up and cause peeling. The dry application ones feel better, but are less durable against scratching. This is the first time I've used a tempered glass protector, and I don't think I can ever go back to other types. Naked glass just feels so much better.
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I'm satisfied with the N4 display, after quite a few phones which were Gorilla Glass but not so good. The last good screen was the Samsung Wave 3's OLED with Gorilla Glass 1, it was impossible to scratch. N4 continues the legacy, i've been using it without a screen protector for 6 months and there are no scratches.

And after applying exponential brightness mapping mode, the screen became a fusion of IPS & OLED, blacks are pitch black now
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You won't need any screenprotector on this device I had my Nexus 4 for over a year now, not a single scratch on the display so far.

And yet I lifting lot of Europe pallett, pusing it to my body (and near my pocket.)
20th October 2014, 04:31 PM |#15  
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Tech Armor make fantastic protector for the sceen.
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I personally suggest a matte foil, great thing, seriously. I use one from the 3mk company, if u can get one of those in your country - just buy it and u will be happy with it.
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I'm satisfied with the N4 display, after quite a few phones which were Gorilla Glass but not so good. The last good screen was the Samsung Wave 3's OLED with Gorilla Glass 1, it was impossible to scratch. N4 continues the legacy, i've been using it without a screen protector for 6 months and there are no scratches.

And after applying exponential brightness mapping mode, the screen became a fusion of IPS & OLED, blacks are pitch black now

What's the exponential brightness mapping mode?
16th March 2015, 02:59 PM |#18  
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What's the exponential brightness mapping mode?

panel backlight mode which allows for a more controllable display brightness. some kernels have it and you need Synapse or Hellscore Manager app to turn it on

it allows you to set minimum brightness to very low, and improves black levels close to amoled. You must turn off auto brigtness because its made for LINEAR, not Exponential brightness mapping mode

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfdsXqpnCEs

Left LEDs are Exponential - Right LEDs are Linear

Left is not as bright, but gives better contrast (better blacks)

If you have an OLED screen this is not benefitial for you and i think it only works for IPS
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