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25th June 2011, 05:36 PM   |  #1  
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Yea or Nay?

I saw a Zagg at Best Buy for $29. Worth it? I know i do not want to scratch the screen.
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25th June 2011, 07:34 PM   |  #2  
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I've been going back & forth whether or not I should get one as well. I tend to see more negative reviews than positive ones for the Zagg. I won't be as rough with it like I am with my cell phone. I'm wondering if I will need a protector at all.
25th June 2011, 08:40 PM   |  #3  
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I got an InvisibleShield and I think it's worth it. It's just comforting to know that I can do whatever I want to the screen, and there won't be any scratches on it.
25th June 2011, 08:46 PM   |  #4  
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I have one on my captivate, my laptop and have ordered one for my tab. I will say they are definitely not for everyone. So heres how I would describe it:

-100% will protect your screen from scratches (micro and major). Even gorilla glass will scratch.
- Feels like a orange peel or rubber/plastic on the screen. I love it, some ppl really hate it.
- After cleaning it, you might notice your finger catching a bit on swipes and drags. Its minor but some people again like that super slick glass feel for a touch screen and thats understandable.
- Might have some small bubbles after applying. They WILL go away over time, I promise.
25th June 2011, 08:52 PM   |  #5  
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I just picked up a tab yesterday and when I saw the price for the Zaggs, I said forgettaboutit!
25th June 2011, 09:11 PM   |  #6  
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I have had them on my phones for years, deff not putting one on the Tablet. It's not carried around in your pocket. It has scratch resistant glass so any normal day to day stuff shouldn't scratch it.
25th June 2011, 10:03 PM   |  #7  
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Those wet application orange peel ones all suck.
Static screen protectors are much easier to try and remove if you dont like them.
26th June 2011, 03:27 AM   |  #8  
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Not sure if the GT has gorilla glass but my Evo does and i have dropped it atleast 6x i the year i have owned it. All 4 corners got marks and i even managed to drop it face down in a compacted gravel parking lot. It slid after it landed face down! Still not one scratch when im sure normal glass would have spider webbed. So if its gorilla glass dont need a screen protector baby!
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On my phone? Absolutely. On the Tab? I don't think it's necessary. I've had my ipad since it launched without a screen protector, and don't have a single scratch, because when I'm not using it, it's in a case

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26th June 2011, 05:42 AM   |  #10  
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Nay for the tab. It's going to spend most of its time in my house on the coffee table. Gorilla Glass has me covered, in my opinion.

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