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Cell Phone Screen Protectors

A phone is an investment, and phone screen protectors help shield the devices from unwanted cracks and scratches by acting as the extra layer on the original screen. They maintain the pristine nature of phones by preventing damage arising from exposure to dirt, sharp objects, and free fall. This helps cut down the costs of replacing the touch screen as users may only need to replace the protector. Visit Staples for these items and other cellphones accessories.

Choosing the right phone screen protector
Choose either glass or plastic screen protectors. Extra features to consider are cellphone compatibility, color, and protection standards. The polished nature of glass ensures screen protection without compromising sensitivity. Also, one can opt for either the clear or dark, or privacy, screen protector. The clear unit offers essential screen protection, while the dark models offer privacy by reducing the viewing angle. The phone user has a clear view of the screen, but a nearby person sees a blurry screen. Plastic phone screen protectors are thin, offering the option to trim them to fit particular phones.

Types of phone screen protectors
There are three significant types of screen protectors: thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), and tempered glass. While PET and TPU offer protection against scratches only, the tempered glass protects against both scratches and impact. There are also multilayered screen protectors. These durable units absorb a large amount of impact, meaning they're less likely to crack. These protectors come in different brands. A person's choice of brands is dependent on taste and preference.

Differences in the appearance of screen protectors
Phone screen protectors can either be either ultra-clear, anti-glare, mirror screen, or privacy screen protectors. Anti-glare screen protectors help shield against glare resulting from ultraviolet (UV) rays while outdoors. Mirror screen protectors are reflective and act as a mirror when the screen is off. Privacy screens are translucent and disallow people from viewing the screen if they're not straight on. From other angles, the screen appears dark. Ultra-clear phone screen protectors provide a clear view and protection against a minimal amount of UV rays. The nonadhesive silicon on the reverse of the protector makes it easy to replace.

Do screen protectors affect the sensitivity of touch screens?
The level of impact on sensitivity varies with the type of screen protector. Glass tempered protectors are thin and have less effect on sensitivity. This is why they cost more compared to plastic screen protectors. Be it plastic or glass, the screen ought to work as usual.

What are the advantages of plastic phone screen protectors?
Besides being easy to trim, plastic screen protectors are budget-friendly. They also come in different ranges of texture, allowing you to choose from either the matte or smooth. They are thin to make the application easy.

Are glass or plastic phone screen protectors better?
It all comes down to the purpose of the screen protector and your preference. If the aim is to protect against scratches only, plastic protectors are suitable. To protect the screen against impact and fingerprints, consider glass screen protectors. For the purposes of reducing glare, anti-glare glass protector are ideal. Regardless of the material of screen protectors, they consistently guard against unwanted scratches and cracks on the screens of phones.