Is screen protector really necessary for Razr?

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    Given how tough the Gorilla glass is reported to be, is a screen protector really necessary for the Droid Razr? And does it reduce the sensitivity of the touch screen?
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    It's a personal preference really. I picked up my Razr today and won't be using one after having my OG Droid for the past two years without one. Reportedly the same glass and I don't have a mark on it and believe me, its been through the ringer. A little common sense helps keep the screen free from damage.
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    I use one and know others that do just for ease of mind kind of thing. I tend to carry a lot of keys or tools in my pocket for work and always forget what pocket my phone is in. Having a screen protector just eases my worries of scratching the screen if any of these things happen to end up in the same pocket.

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    If it covers the whole surface area instead of the screen viewable area I'd put one on.
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    i had an og droid before this and i dropped it, had it mixed around with keys and not even the slightest scratch on it. the metal was chipped a bit and corners were dinged a bit but the screen is in pristine condition. so nah i wont be putting a screen protector on it lol.
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    I bought a pack of the Verizon screen protectors but they made the screen look real hazy so I took it off. Personally I like screen protectors so I may look and see if there is a better one on the market.

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    U Probly got anti glare u need the regular ones like I have there great!

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    I will have to look into that.

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    Yep they are the anti glare screen protectors. I will pick up a pack of regular protectors tomorrow.

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    U may be able to call em and tell them hob horrible they are and they may trade

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    Another original Droid owner - almost 2 years. I carried it everyday in my shirt pocket and dropped it a couple of times. No scratches whatsoever. My wife has it now and it's in a Otter case with a screen protector. It's all about what you prefer.

    Good luck.
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    Depends on whether or not it has the anti glare coating like the d3 does. My dads d1 is absolutely fine, been dropped everywhere. Not a scratch on the screen. My d3 has been handles carefully and never dropped for about 3 weeks and is already scratching. Kind of pathetic gorilla glass if you ask me.

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    I somehow managed to scratch my screen on my razr on the very first day by sticking it in my pocket with some coins.

    So I would yes, i would say that it is necessary. I now have one on mine.

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    Does anyone know if Verizon carries the regular screen protectors instead of the anti glare protectors? I looked on their website and they don't show both.

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    They have both. I got the regular ones just like on my og Droid, but they showed me anti-glare too.

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    i actually don't expect the RAZR screen to get scratched, i have a different objective in getting the screen protector - the RAZR more than any phone I've used recently seems to pick up smudges/prints/grease so easily. It drove me crazy enough that i just ordered the regular screen protectors. We got the anti-glare ones with the power and protection bundle and i hate the grainy/hazy aspect it adds to the screen, but they're awesome at keeping the smudges at bay.
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    Idk if it really does need one, but I put one on just in case lol

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    Yes they have the regular, clear screen protectors. I just picked up a 3 pack from local Verizon store.

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    Necessary? Probably not. Good to have? I'd say so. They're practically invisible and they don't cause any issues. I use the Clear type (not anti-glare) so it looks like I don't even have one on.
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    Tried the anti-glare 3pak from vzw scratches all over in a week took it and had to ghost armored yesterday.

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