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By treadwayj, Senior Member on 20th November 2012, 04:35 PM
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i know i am in the minority being a fan of zagg, but it looks like they are gonna be making a screen protector
21st November 2012, 06:32 AM |#2  
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To day I found 5x screen protector in ebay just under 10 bucks.

I think it will be good and it is anti glare as well.
21st November 2012, 07:19 AM |#3  
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I want tempered glass

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22nd November 2012, 05:37 AM |#4  
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I let the Verizon salesman get me to buy their overpriced protectors (3 for $15...) I really don't like it. It's as wide as the screen, but long enough to cover the Verizon logo on top, and the softkeys on the bottom. It has cut outs for the camera and the light sensor.

What I don't like, is that despite the best efforts of the Verizon salesman (and he did try his hardest, there isn't a spec of dust under the cover) the edges don't stick. This is because the phone's glass curves to the edge. This leaves a tiny bit of the protector that isn't stuck down. Not only does this look bad, but it's also going to attract dust and pocket lint to get in there.

Furthermore, the screen protector also detracts from the aesthetics of the phone, it shows finger prints much more than the gorilla glass 2 does, and it adds a very slight color tint.

I think I'm going to remove it and just go without.
22nd November 2012, 09:28 AM |#5  
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If you like Zagg then xtremeguard already has the DNA protectors available. Current sale means they are only 5 bucks a pop. I have used them before and was very pleased.
22nd November 2012, 09:59 AM |#6  
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That is strange I got the Verizon screen protectors and don't have the issue ..however mine isn't edge to edge .. did he give you some type of aftermarket or does it have the droid stamp on it ..?

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22nd November 2012, 04:18 PM |#7  
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The Verizon protectors not covering the entire screen (not edge to edge, only the part that's illuminated) is a deal breaker for me. I'll just keep shopping around.

Also, I have nothing against Zagg. I've used Zagg on two devices and they held up great without any of the (noticeable) orange-peeling effect I've read about. My only big complaint with them is the outrageous price.

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22nd November 2012, 05:36 PM |#8  
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23rd November 2012, 10:53 PM |#10  
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Are screen protectors even necessary? I owned my DROID X for 2 yrs without a screen protector and it looked as good as the day I bought it. That only had Gorilla Glass 1, it looks like Gorilla Glass 2 is supposed to be thinner is all, and I assume the same strength.

I am not for one going to put one on. Besides I love how silky smooth the screen is, and despise others with their sticky rough screen protectors.

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24th November 2012, 12:24 AM |#11  
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Because of the curved edges the display has, I doubt there will be ones that will cover the whole thing, unless they come curved... I don't use screen protectors, but for those that do, that's most likely all you will get.

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