Naked glass is overrated!

Discussion in 'Android Accessories' started by Viktor Vaughn, Dec 27, 2009.

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    Soon after getting my Droid I threw on the Verizon screen protector. Saw folks complain about it but I thought it was fine. After reading how much folks loved the glass I took mine off last night.

    I had faaaar fewer smudges, prints etc with the VZ protector on. It seems like I clean my glass 3x as often as I did before. Furthermore, these smudges seem to be a bit more stubborn than the ones with out the VZ protector.

    It was my last of the three pack so now I have to pony up some dough for another. :mad:
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    I have a 3pak I'll send ya....I think they are crap
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    ROFL! Perfect response and nice.

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    waste of money.... The screen is made of "Gorilla Glass". Just don't put anything else in your pocket with your phone and it won't scratch.
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    The only advantage is keeping the grease of my glass thats it
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    I use my t-shirt to get rid of the prints ever so often ... no big deal.
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    Well if u try washing your hands once in a while...... jk
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    i have an invis-shields on mine. My phone works just fine with it on. Cant tell a difference at all.

    And as for the group of "it wont scratch, you dont need a screen protector" crowd, they said the same thing about iPods Touch and iPhone. I have scratches on both. Not going to ruin another phone/device.

    To each his own...
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    I'm a tradesman, and the use of a screen protector is a must. I'm working with paints, lacquers, glues, etc all day long. Sure they'll come off the glass, but peace of mind with a removable screen is priceless. Ask any Nascar racer about their removable screens on their windshields. Or a motocrosser with his goggles...

    Oops! Guess you might now know why I have a motorcycle as an avatar.. ;)

    +1 for wearing protection! - cuskit
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    I picked up one of the "privacy" screen protectors on release day. Verizon said it was recommended. Yet later that day they stopped recommending them as people complained about screen sensitivity. I myself have not had any issue with it. I does darken the screen a tad, but does not show fingerprints at all. Verizon no longer offers the privacy screen protector any longer, which is too bad.
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    Hmm, I'm not familiar with those. I had gotten the 3-pak of clear protectors, and have had absolutely no issues with sensitivity. I'm assuming those you speak of are tinted, or smoke colored? And I would assume maybe thicker?

    Are they pulled from the shelves? I don't see anything on their website.

    cuskit
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    they advertise it as keep it scratch proof...but the glass is DAMN hard to scratch..a film of plastic isnt going to do anything...it's already scratch proof!
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    But when you have crap on your hands like butter or cream cheese it is easier to wipe off.
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    I am also using the Verizon screen protectors. Granted I just got my phone yesterday, and I trashed one of the screen protectors because I just couldn't get the stubborn air bubbles out. On my 2nd try I had minimal bubbles, the bubbles that I did have were very small and even with the bubbles you cannot see them when the screen is active.

    However I don't like the fact I had to trim the side of the protector for it to not have it be lifted on the long sides. Thankfully I have a steady hand. :icon_ devil:
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    I think i saw an after school special about that...
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