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Originally Posted by sepiashimmer View Post

Don't they have sapphire screen? Why do they need that?

They do not.
Edited by PappaSmurfsHarem - 2/10/16 at 8:27am
     
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The screen protector isn't going to save your screen from a drop or a hammer but what it will save your phone from is scratches. Ever needed to grab your phone/keys/wallet and realize the only pocket you have is the one on your hooded sweatshirt? redface.gif Without a screen protector those keys are going to scratch the ever living hell out of the screen unless you're careful.

Also, the guys at the AT&T store did mine when I bought my Galaxy s5 almost 2 years ago and they didn't use a machine and it came out perfect, no bubbles or dust, it's even still on the phone.
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post #13 of 139
screen protectors do absolutely NOTHING to "protect the screen"... these are huge profit cows that rely on the "unknowing consumer."
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The screen protector isn't going to save your screen from a drop or a hammer but what it will save your phone from is scratches. Ever needed to grab your phone/keys/wallet and realize the only pocket you have is the one on your hooded sweatshirt? redface.gif Without a screen protector those keys are going to scratch the ever living hell out of the screen unless you're careful.

Also, the guys at the AT&T store did mine when I bought my Galaxy s5 almost 2 years ago and they didn't use a machine and it came out perfect, no bubbles or dust, it's even still on the phone.

Except gorilla glass is harder than the metal in your keys. You would need a razor blade to scratch an iphone 6. Screen protectors are utterly worthless.
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Screen protectors are so pointless with modern phones.
    
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Except gorilla glass is harder than the metal in your keys. You would need a razor blade to scratch an iphone 6. Screen protectors are utterly worthless.

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Screen protectors are so pointless with modern phones.

Agreed.

My LG G4 uses GG3, no case, no protector. Many travels to the ground and in my pockets with keys, my ecig and other various things.

Screen is still flawless after a wipedown
     
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post #17 of 139
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They do not.

Some versions of iPhone definitely had sapphire screen.
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post #18 of 139
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The screen protector isn't going to save your screen from a drop or a hammer but what it will save your phone from is scratches. Ever needed to grab your phone/keys/wallet and realize the only pocket you have is the one on your hooded sweatshirt? redface.gif Without a screen protector those keys are going to scratch the ever living hell out of the screen unless you're careful.

Also, the guys at the AT&T store did mine when I bought my Galaxy s5 almost 2 years ago and they didn't use a machine and it came out perfect, no bubbles or dust, it's even still on the phone.

Actually this isnt true, my phone got dropped by someone and it smashed the screen protector to bits, screen was absolutely perfect, this was Android, but oh well. Wish I had pictures.
    
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Some versions of iPhone definitely had sapphire screen.
Proof?
    
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I've definitely had my screen saved by a glass screen protector more than once. Depending on the fall, the energy is absorbed by the sacrificial layer of glass, preventing the actual screen from damage.
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