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Unless you have a really old phone, or a cheap one. No need to use a protector, as it is doing nothing. And just taking away from the responsiveness.


My Phone has Gorilla Glass 3 iirc, just like the iphone 6. Which is damn near impossible to scratch with keys and whatever you may take to it. I use my phone all the time on the job site, and have dropped my phone from more than a story up before. While I do have a thin case on it, I use no screen protector. As it does not need one. High end phones use high end glass, that don't break easily. These are not iPhone 4/5's where a simple drop can crack a screen, Gorilla Glass 3+ is the real deal.

My Phone is over 2 years old, and still looks brand new, while it gets dropped atleast once every other day.


I always get my phone on contract, as I don't plan on ever needing to drop my cellphone plan. So Pretty much all high end phones are $100+ for me. I could care less if I did crack my screen at this point in time, but luckily for me. That would require a hammer, as Gorilla Glass is no joke.


Currently waiting on the next gen of phones, packing the snapdragon 820. My 805 is still a beast, so I really don't have a need to upgrade any time soon. But the 820 would make for a nice upgrade.



Underpaid apple store employs forced to install screen protectors, surprised they weren't already forced to do that. rolleyes.gif
Edited by DzillaXx - 2/10/16 at 1:46pm
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I read the heading as 'App Store' and was all like WTH?!?!? Duh lachen.gif
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Is apple going to discontinue the iphone 5s any time soon? I always thought that design was 10x prettier than the new one, and I keep meaning to get one just as a souvenir.
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Okay people. Let me clear some things. GG3 WILL get scratched by steel and sand. I can scratch my Nexus 5 screen with razor blade (I am going to replace it in two weeks, so I can have some fun with it).
GG3 is between 6-7 thickness, so you can figure that steel WILL scratch it.
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I had a fine hair scratch on my iPhone 6's first screen.  My 5 year old broke that one.  For the annoyance those can cause it's easily worth getting a $4 tempered glass screen protector and putting it on your phone.

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Seems like a great idea if the machine can apply a glass protector. I don't want plastic on my phone.

My iPhone 6+ has picked up a handful of microscratches that you can only see in perfect lighting conditions, most likely from small bits of sand or dirty fingers (I work on cars). I put a $5 tempered glass screen protector on it and really like it but the alignment isn't 100% perfect.
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post #47 of 139
Quote:
Originally Posted by Anateus View Post

Okay people. Let me clear some things. GG3 WILL get scratched by steel and sand. I can scratch my Nexus 5 screen with razor blade (I am going to replace it in two weeks, so I can have some fun with it).
GG3 is between 6-7 thickness, so you can figure that steel WILL scratch it.

Your keys aren't steel. They are mostly brass and aluminum and other cheap metals.
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I hate protectors. There's just no sensitivity and the overall feel sucks biggrin.gif
At least tiny scratches on my Nexus 5 is not noticeable after two years of use, and the case protects it from minor falls.
Edited by The Robot - 2/10/16 at 3:07pm
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I hate protectors. There's just no sensitivity and the overall feel sucks biggrin.gif
At least tiny scratches on my Nexus 5 is not noticeable after two years of use, and the case protects it from minor falls.

If you get a good quality protector, you can't tell the difference.
    
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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.

Uh, no, not quite.

Some change in the same pocket as your phone (simple one time mistake..) and within a 12 hr day you're screen should see some of that 'screen to coin' action that's been going on in your pocket all day between the two. I'm really not sure wth this scratch-resistant screen rumor came from, but it's not how it really is. Gorilla Glass, or w/e it is, it shows scratch's easier than it's advertised.
 
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