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When you're talking about tempered glass, yes that's correct. These don't look like they're putting on anything but plastic.
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Neat idea. I would prefer manufacturers to actually design screens that wont scratch though.

Not sure how anyone might think this is pointless. Every single phone I've had would pick up scratches over time. Every iphone starting from the original and up to the 6 plus, as well as the note 5 I'm using now. Just from regular use and keeping it in your pocket they all develop hairline scratches.
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post #23 of 139
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Originally Posted by st0necold View Post

screen protectors do absolutely NOTHING to "protect the screen"... these are huge profit cows that rely on the "unknowing consumer."

I disagree as tempered glass/gorilla glass screen protectors are quite good at protecting your phone.

Normally in a situation where your screen would break, the screen protector breaks instead.

Also more than likely they will offer multiple different types of screen protectors for this service at different prices.

I don't see why people think gorilla glass is un scratchable though. I own an LG G3 with scratches all over it.
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Good luck having your screen scrachless all the time without proper glass. Keys, small amounts of sand - those things in your pockets, combined with phone's screen will wreak havoc on its surface.
Also, quality glass will absorb enough energy to break and leave proper screen unharmed when dropped.
PS. show my any Samsung S6 which has non-scratched (heavily) back. Every I saw had grayed back glass due to scratching. From a.. table.
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Some versions of iPhone definitely had sapphire screen.

No they don't, the iPhone 6/6 Plus was supposed to have it, but it didn't for unknown reasons. Then the iPhone 6S/6S Plus was supposed to have it, then the manufacturer of the glass ended up filing for bankruptcy. Instead, they have "ion exchange glass" (basically Gorilla Glass, but not made by Corning). The next Apple Watch is supposed to use sapphire glass though.
    
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I know glass screen protectors do protect the screen from drops. The thing is they break way too easy.
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post #27 of 139
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

I know glass screen protectors do protect the screen from drops. The thing is they break way too easy.

 

 

That's the point. It's like a crumple zone on a car. It crumples easily to absorb as much impact as possible.

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post #28 of 139
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Originally Posted by Anateus View Post

Good luck having your screen scrachless all the time without proper glass. Keys, small amounts of sand - those things in your pockets, combined with phone's screen will wreak havoc on its surface.
Also, quality glass will absorb enough energy to break and leave proper screen unharmed when dropped.
PS. show my any Samsung S6 which has non-scratched (heavily) back. Every I saw had grayed back glass due to scratching. From a.. table.

Use a phone case for the back. Sand is capable of scratching GG3 but keys are not.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ve4sejMLkUw&list=PL0vZL9uwyfOHdcsT4QDrvFuMOmFPQjIPA&index=12
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Originally Posted by sepiashimmer View Post

Some versions of iPhone definitely had sapphire screen.
No it was advertised but they backtrack. Only the Apple Watch has a screen mad of Sapphire X or something like that or was it ionized something, can't quite remember.
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No it was advertised but they backtrack. Only the Apple Watch has a screen mad of Sapphire X or something like that or was it ionized something, can't quite remember.

It was never advertised, it was rumoured.
    
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