FORUMS

What Do You Think About Fingerprint Scanners?

More and more phones are featuring fingerprint scanners, and with many promising … more

What’s Next for Samsung and Its Flagships?

If we were to say that the Galaxy S6 was a leap of faith made by Samsung, we … more

The Ultimate Showcase of dBrand Skins

In the search for ways to protect, accessorize, and personalize; a user has many options. One … more

Huawei’s Rapid Rise to Third Place in the Smartphone Race

Huawei has quickly grown to become one of the world’s biggest … more

Who actually uses screen protectors?

1,029 posts
Thanks Meter: 35
 
By xThe Enforcer, Senior Member on 14th January 2011, 12:17 AM
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread
15th January 2011, 05:01 AM |#31  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 15
 
More
Never had a screen protector had phone for 6 months i work construction and phone comes in contact with shingle stones a lot and the screen is still flawless. Plus it looks and feels better with nothing

Sent from my SGH-I897 using XDA App
 
 
15th January 2011, 05:11 AM |#32  
Member
Thanks Meter: 4
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by insaneturbo13

whats nice about the att ones is that when you buy them they will put it on for you. and where i live and the att store i use they have always been perfect, and if they mess up they (here) will replace it for you. i love our store there really nice.

There are two AT&T stores near me and both stores were out of protectors for a while. They both made it a point of saying they would be happy to put the protectors on for me when they came in. I did not ask them if they would put the protectors on, they volunteered and seemed genuinely happy to do so.
15th January 2011, 05:39 AM |#33  
xThe Enforcer's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Florida
Thanks Meter: 35
 
More
Ah, gotcha
15th January 2011, 01:44 PM |#34  
joeybear23's Avatar
Senior Member
Undisclosed
Thanks Meter: 449
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by bkeaver

seriously?? nothing is scratch proof...

thus the screen protector...
15th January 2011, 02:13 PM |#35  
AtariBorn's Avatar
Member
Thanks Meter: 10
 
More
I use the screen protectors from the AT&T website. They fit perfect compared to a few of the third party brands I've used. The cheap ones always seem to have a problem laying down around the edges, especially around the bottom where the menu, home, back and search buttons are and they're touchy enough as it is. Dust tends to get under the edges and it looks terrible.

I don't have too much faith in the gorilla galss or whatever. I work on a drill crew and one of the guys has some pretty deep scratches on his Captivate and he keeps it in his pocket all day, screen-to-leg.

He had a little trouble working out the bubbles on the screen protector I gave him, due to the scratches.
15th January 2011, 02:44 PM |#36  
bkeaver's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Dayton, Ohio
Thanks Meter: 558
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by joeybear23

thus the screen protector...

I am agreeing with the screen protector dont get me wrong I am just not one of these people jumping on the band wagon about "Gorilla Glass" being the all mighty non scratchable force that some claim it to be. I believe those of you that havent had the screen scratched yet are fortunate if not lucky but eventually the inevitable is bound to happen.

thus to each is own.. if you believe you cant scratch the screen fantastic and those of us that dont have as much faith in all the hype of "non-scratchable" glass then we will use a screen protector to give it that 1 more layer of protection.
15th January 2011, 05:43 PM |#37  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
I use the Otterbox Defender. I messed up the included screen protector by getting dust on the sticky side, so it had huge air bubbles. One quick phone call to Otterbox and they shipped me a replacement, fast and free. Now the screen protector is perfect. The heavy duty case might seem like overkill, but I've already had some nasty falls with my phone in less than a month of owning it. The defender seems to be doing it's job very well.

Sent from my SGH-I897 using XDA App
15th January 2011, 11:00 PM |#38  
mjduke's Avatar
Junior Member
Flag Halifax
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
3 months, no scratches, no protector I do use some common sense in taking care of it though: always have it in a pocket by itself and never place it face down on anything.

I think i have conditioned myself from my previous cell phones, last being an htc dream, and am just always careful. Never had a scratch on that screen either.

Thats just me though. If you're worried, get a protector.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I896 using XDA App
16th January 2011, 12:03 AM |#39  
MikeyMike01's Avatar
Recognized Developer
Thanks Meter: 2,489
 
Donate to Me
More
Had it for over 6 months without a screen protector. Still completely flawless.

Go on YouTube, look up the scratch tests. Look at the break tests. Watch the video of Engadget stabbing it mercilessly with a pen. It's all very clear you don't need a screen protector. They just want to charge you $10+ for a piece of saran wrap with glue on it. You don't need one.
Last edited by MikeyMike01; 16th January 2011 at 12:10 AM.
16th January 2011, 12:29 AM |#40  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 39
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by MikeyMike01

Had it for over 6 months without a screen protector. Still completely flawless.

Go on YouTube, look up the scratch tests. Look at the break tests. Watch the video of Engadget stabbing it mercilessly with a pen. It's all very clear you don't need a screen protector. They just want to charge you $10+ for a piece of saran wrap with glue on it. You don't need one.

Mikey. Please refer to post 6 on page one.... All it took was 1 freaking penny. And they were only together for a short period of time. Just because youve been lucky so far doesnt mean you should suggest people putting there screen at risk..

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I897 using XDA App
16th January 2011, 01:50 AM |#41  
AtariBorn's Avatar
Member
Thanks Meter: 10
 
More
It all boils down to how much the phone is worth to you. I would much rather spend the ten bucks and know for sure than be the guy at the water cooler bragging about how I don't need a screen protector or crying because I'm out $600 because I just believed I didn't.

Read More
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes