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lsquare
Nov 4, 2012, 05:16 AM
I'm surprised by the lack of threads on this subjects. Which screen protector are you guys using? I'm looking for one with a good fit and crystal clear look.



maniac886
Nov 4, 2012, 08:36 AM
I have purchased the SPIGEN SGP Ultra Crystal Screen Protector,managed to install it bubble free and it really provides great clarity.

It is on the expensive side at 16.99 but it is worth it IMO.

glen e
Nov 4, 2012, 09:18 AM
I had a screen film on my first iPad and haven't had one on 2,3 and 4. Unless you're putting it on for glare or privacy, you don't need it really for protection, as the pads are glass. I put one on my iPhone because my iPhone goes in my pocket and hits my keys , but my iPad is pretty much protected just because I use it differently. You really don't need a protector at all on iPad unless you're slightly paranoid or in extreme environments. But if you must, the power players are steinheil from Spiegen and Power Support.

klover
Nov 4, 2012, 09:43 AM
I have purchased the SPIGEN SGP Ultra Crystal Screen Protector,managed to install it bubble free and it really provides great clarity.

It is on the expensive side at 16.99 but it is worth it IMO.

Ordered the same one. Price is high but there are too many Ebay/Amazon $9 protectors that end up being a waste of money.

jm5309
Nov 4, 2012, 11:19 AM
I always use Power Support anti-glare, but there's nothing about iPad Mini even on their website yet. The fingerprints and glare are really getting to me, not to mention the slippery feel of the glass, so I'll probably order a cheap one from amazon until something better comes along.

klover
Nov 4, 2012, 01:00 PM
Also noticed that Moshi is releasing mini screen protectors.

dinggus
Nov 24, 2012, 03:28 AM
Is there any screen protectors for privacy out yet?

On another note, my wife has a crystal clear iPad 3 screen protector, I believe she said it came with her case, but it is extremely smooth and looks awesome. She even went out and bought the zagg invisible shield and just hasn't installed it yet, no reason to. If I could find out what brand her's is, I'd buy it for the Mini.

pommie82
Nov 24, 2012, 03:30 AM
I bought a invisable shield protector the day the launch of the iPad mini its been great so far and it protects from glare too which will be great in the summer month and looking at the screen

Dstopsie
Nov 24, 2012, 05:03 AM
I always use Power Support anti-glare, but there's nothing about iPad Mini even on their website yet. The fingerprints and glare are really getting to me, not to mention the slippery feel of the glass, so I'll probably order a cheap one from amazon until something better comes along.

It is on their parent company's Japanese website. So it's coming for the US. I called power support in Burbank and they said it's coming out they just didn't have a release date but I imagine since it's appearing on their parent companies website in Japan it should be coming here fairly soon

racoonboy
Nov 26, 2012, 09:41 PM
i dont believe in screen protector, especially for a tablet. Space too big to clean out fingerprint, make me headache. If you drop it on something or drop something on it. A tiny piece of plastic will not protect it from anything except glare.

Che Castro
Nov 26, 2012, 10:04 PM
Ghost armor full body

Ipad mini

i7QuadCoreMania
Nov 27, 2012, 02:17 PM
get the sgp one, I have it on my mini, and iphone 5, had it on my Note as well.

Best Screen Protector out there. cheaper ones (clarivue) which I have for my Nexus 7 has terrible rainbow effect really annoying...

SGP is pricey but the cutouts are spot on and the quality and clarity is top notch.

ahpiang007
Nov 30, 2012, 07:39 AM
I bought the SGP Ultra Crystal, it's really good :)

pommie82
Nov 30, 2012, 07:47 AM
Iam using invisible Shield i have them on my iPhone & iPad mini and i wont use nothing else

FrozenDarkness
Dec 1, 2012, 06:08 AM
I bought tech armor shields from amazon. Cheap and so far so good

steve dave
Dec 1, 2012, 08:10 AM
Tech armor. Cheap, great quality and really easy to apply.

solo118
Dec 3, 2012, 04:30 PM
Tech armor. Cheap, great quality and really easy to apply.

Saw those on Amazon... is really that good? My mini is en route and I was really thinking about it.

I feel ipads dont need a screen protector if you are using a smart cover or portfolio type case. I never had a problem with my ipad 1 sans screen protector.

I might just install one to protect my investment as god knows we will all be on line purchasing a mini retina within a year :D

Roy Hobbs
Dec 3, 2012, 04:50 PM
I've never used on any any of my iPads/iPhones. Never saw the need

steve dave
Dec 3, 2012, 07:55 PM
Saw those on Amazon... is really that good? My mini is en route and I was really thinking about it.

I feel ipads dont need a screen protector if you are using a smart cover or portfolio type case. I never had a problem with my ipad 1 sans screen protector.

I might just install one to protect my investment as god knows we will all be on line purchasing a mini retina within a year :D
I believe the use of a Smart Cover actually caused a scratch on my ipad 2 screen. I have used the tech armor protectors on several different devices and they are well worth the low cost. You can't tell they are there and they don't seem to scratch very easily.

Giuly
Dec 5, 2012, 06:58 PM
I've had SGP protectors on all of my devices, and I never have had a problem with them. I use the Ultra Crystal, and it offers both great clarity and scratch resistance from keys and change in your pocket etc.
Which one is of course a matter of taste, the screen protector itself has 3 different versions for the iPad Mini available: Ultra Crystal (http://amzn.to/SgT4uQ), Ultra Fine (http://amzn.to/Y7pucS) and Ultra Optics (http://bitly.com/TRC6RI).
http://lghttp.16708.nexcesscdn.net/80849A/spigen/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/500x500/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/c/o/comparison_chart_5.jpg

Then there is the GLAS.t (http://amzn.to/XpCo4b), which is a thin piece of glass that is glued on top of the screen, offering the same characteristics as the glass of the iPad itself, but being disposable and replaceable.

If you want full body protection, SGP IncredibleShield comes in four different versions: The glossy Ultra Coat for the WiFi-only (http://amzn.to/Ufy98f) and LTE (http://amzn.to/VFsrzH) models, as well as the Ultra Matte for WiFi-only (http://amzn.to/11WK5Cv) and LTE (http://amzn.to/UoBjsH). All kits include the Ultra Crystal screen protector, just the back and sides differ.

caligurl
Dec 7, 2012, 07:30 AM
I just got the Moshi screen protector and love it! I've never had an issue putting any screen protectors on our iPhones in the past... but for some reason the first two I tried on the mini were horrid (both from companies I had success with in the past!)

The Moshi went on quickly an easily! Not a single bubble.... not a speck of dust.... not a flaw at all!

I bought the clear version....

maflynn
Dec 7, 2012, 02:36 PM
I usually opt for the ghost armor for my iToys. They have a kiosk outside my local apple store and so its a no brainer. When I opted for the iPad mini ghost armor, I was surprised it has a different feel. I'll have to wait and see if it holds up like the others.

Lend27
Dec 7, 2012, 06:45 PM
I just got the Moshi screen protector and love it! I've never had an issue putting any screen protectors on our iPhones in the past... but for some reason the first two I tried on the mini were horrid (both from companies I had success with in the past!)

The Moshi went on quickly an easily! Not a single bubble.... not a speck of dust.... not a flaw at all!

I bought the clear version....

Another vote for the Moshi.
I tried to install the SGP but too difficult. Messed it up. Bubbles everywhere.
The Moshi goes on easy......even I can do it! :D

DK1ng
Dec 7, 2012, 10:39 PM
Got the SGP Ultra Matte Incredible Shield today and installed it just now. Install didn't go too bad. Front went on flawlessly, back was a little harder but looks perfect now. Love it

Scooteriderhd
Dec 29, 2012, 09:58 PM
I have the Zagg on both my iPads, no glare,no scratches, LIFETIME REPLACEMENT, How can you go wrong? I want whatever protection I can get

Saberon
Dec 30, 2012, 08:59 AM
Just received my Moshi AG iVisor...hands down winner here. Super easy to apply, no bubbles ever. Great fingerprint resistance and fantastic anti-glare for outdoor use. Couldn't be happier with mine:D

Hec983
Dec 30, 2012, 12:18 PM
Sub'd

AJsAWiz
Jan 3, 2013, 08:47 AM
I just got the Moshi screen protector and love it! I've never had an issue putting any screen protectors on our iPhones in the past... but for some reason the first two I tried on the mini were horrid (both from companies I had success with in the past!)

The Moshi went on quickly an easily! Not a single bubble.... not a speck of dust.... not a flaw at all!

I bought the clear version....

Wanted to know if this fits with a back cover on your iPad Mini. Do you have a back cover on your iPad Mini as well?

E3BK
Jan 3, 2013, 11:38 AM
I have purchased the SPIGEN SGP Ultra Crystal Screen Protector,managed to install it bubble free and it really provides great clarity.

It is on the expensive side at 16.99 but it is worth it IMO.

+1

Looks and feels like you don't have a protector at all. Best one I've used, none of that orange peel look/feel. Very smooth.

caligurl
Jan 4, 2013, 12:23 AM
Wanted to know if this fits with a back cover on your iPad Mini. Do you have a back cover on your iPad Mini as well?

i don't..... i have a skin on mine... however i put one on my mom's mini and she has a cover and it works just fine!

DMB1
Jan 4, 2013, 06:23 PM
I purchased the Poetic's pro film ultra clear, from amazon uk for 4.95 and they are excellent. You also get 3 screen protectors, excellent value.

Mark

AJsAWiz
Jan 5, 2013, 01:56 PM
i don't..... i have a skin on mine... however i put one on my mom's mini and she has a cover and it works just fine!

Thanks! :D

connan
Jan 16, 2014, 07:39 AM
screen protectors are okay but dont spend more than 20 bucks for one. you can pick a quality one from ebay with anti-glare and everything...here (http://www.ebay.com/itm/APPLE-iPad-4-Retina-Display-Screen-Protector-GEARMAXX-Anti-Glare-/171048998069?pt=US_Tablet_eReader_Screen_Protectors&hash=item27d35094b5)

Menel
Jan 16, 2014, 09:47 AM
TechArmor from Amazon.

Not the cheapest, but not as pricy as PowerSupport and Spigen.

Fantastic.

Put their Antiglare on Girlfriends iPad Mini Retina.
Have their Clear HD on my iPad Air.

Have PowerSupport Clear on my iPhone 5.
And Had PowerSupport Antiglare on my previous iPad and iPad 3.

Can't tell a difference PowerSupport to TechArmor.

They go on the same way, they both lift easy with scotch tape to grab dust. They match up almost exactly.[COLOR="#808080"]

Zmanbaseball2
Jan 18, 2014, 12:08 PM
TechArmor from Amazon.

Not the cheapest, but not as pricy as PowerSupport and Spigen.

Fantastic.

Put their Antiglare on Girlfriends iPad Mini Retina.
Have their Clear HD on my iPad Air.

Have PowerSupport Clear on my iPhone 5.
And Had PowerSupport Antiglare on my previous iPad and iPad 3.

Can't tell a difference PowerSupport to TechArmor.

They go on the same way, they both lift easy with scotch tape to grab dust. They match up almost exactly.[COLOR="#808080"]


The also just released their RetinaShield to block blue light.
Tech Armor iPad Mini RetinaShield Blue Light Filter Screen Protector with Lifetime Replacement Warranty [1-Pack] - Retail Packaging
http://amzn.com/B00GPABWZQ
Also for the ipad air and iPhone 5.

iPodJedi
Jan 18, 2014, 06:22 PM
I have a griffin survivor on my ipad mini so it has a built in screen protector