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19th February 2013, 09:03 AM |#21  
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I heard that sony applies screen protectors to their phones. Does anyone know if the xperia Z will ship with a pre-applied front and back protector?

If so, what would be the need to put on a third party screen protector?

I pre-ordered from handtech.uk to New York ... well lets hoping it will have the protectors already on by Sony.

It's been said before. Sony applies anti-shatter film on both front and back of Xperia Z. It helps the device survive fall damage ( look up youtube videos, it really does work ) but it's not scratch-proof, so Sony bundles another screen-protector which you can apply on top of anti-shatter film to prevent scratches to the film itself. You can apply it on top of anti-shatter film without worsening screen quality or responsiveness.

Now, you can remove the anti-shatter film pretty easily, and the glass beneath it is as scratch resistant as Gorilla Glass 2 etc. ( tested by Erica ) and it is still shatter resistant because the glass is tempered, but the film applied by Sony strenghtens the device so ideally it shouldn't be removed.
 
 
19th February 2013, 09:13 AM |#22  
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Originally Posted by bhagiratha

I heard that sony applies screen protectors to their phones. Does anyone know if the xperia Z will ship with a pre-applied front and back protector?

If so, what would be the need to put on a third party screen protector?

I pre-ordered from handtech.uk to New York ... well lets hoping it will have the protectors already on by Sony.

i have prordered too
and as the rumour has it , the phone comes with a screen protector
anyways i have ordered one from ebay!
XtremeGuard
it is cheap and reviews are good !
19th February 2013, 01:57 PM |#23  
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this is probably the screen protector i will e getting they are so nice



SPIGEN SGP Sony Xperia Z Screen Protector Clear Steinheil [Ultra Crystal Dual] Clear Front and Back Screen Protector
19th February 2013, 03:16 PM |#24  
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this is probably the screen protector i will e getting they are so nice



SPIGEN SGP Sony Xperia Z Screen Protector Clear Steinheil [Ultra Crystal Dual] Clear Front and Back Screen Protector

Any body can comment on quality of this SP.

Does it have Anti-Fingerprint property ?
20th February 2013, 08:44 AM |#25  
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Any body can comment on quality of this SP.

Does it have Anti-Fingerprint property ?

No.
Their matte "Ultra Fine" and "Ultra Optics" series do have but are not yet available for Z: anti-fingerprint/anti-glare.
This "Ultra Crystal" they propose is just the most clear and anti scratch version, and fingerprints and smudge can be easily wiped off comparing to glass. +more glare. A bit double use with the installed Sony SP, get an SP to protect the SP

Also remark this is a dual protection set, so you'll get a front AND back protection.
High quality, and easiest bubble free installation I ever had.
16th March 2013, 05:19 AM |#26  
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Just ordered martin fields screen protector.. Have used this on my previous 3 phones n is imo by far the best there is out there. (and yes i have used sgp's before)
18th March 2013, 11:00 AM |#27  
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I put the atFolix foil on my XZ and its very nice, like its nothing on it.
And its a very good protection cause the foil is thicker then others.
18th March 2013, 06:39 PM |#28  
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I put the atFolix foil on my XZ and its very nice, like its nothing on it.
And its a very good protection cause the foil is thicker then others.

I have had tens of Spigens, but Clarivue is the best. Best SP's are made in Korea. Clarivue has the best CUT.

http://www.clarivue.com/Sony-C6603-Xperia-Z_c_2301.html
19th March 2013, 03:18 PM |#29  
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ordered a Clarivue - hoping itll be better then the stock sony one, i screwed up a bit while applying the stock one, so hoping the replacement is a good bet, im guessing most of you guys r using the guards with the original still on the device, and these as the second to protect the original?
29th March 2013, 11:13 PM |#30  
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I have had tens of Spigens, but Clarivue is the best. Best SP's are made in Korea. Clarivue has the best CUT.

http://www.clarivue.com/Sony-C6603-Xperia-Z_c_2301.html

Are you using clarivue? Which type are you using? Did it messed ip the proximity sensor?

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