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yes 62 56.88%
no haven't had any problems or needed one 34 31.19%
no i have had some scratches that are noticable 6 5.50%
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 04:31 PM   #1
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do you use a screen protector for your 4s?

this is for people with 4 or 4s...since i think the screens are the same?

if yes, just post the brand you use so if i decide to get one i'll know the best/favored one...i figured cheap ones would peel, interfere with scrolling, etc. my main concern is that it will change the color of my screen to appear darker, like a tint. does it?


i've had nothing but a bumper since 4s launch. pristine condition with a few drops.

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Old Dec 24, 2011, 04:39 PM   #2
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I do use a screenprotector, better beeing save (while you dont see any difference with a good screenprotector on your screen) then having a regret. It also came free with the case i've bought.
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 04:44 PM   #3
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I use Power Support. They are the best!!!
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 04:47 PM   #4
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Of course. I used one on my 3GS, and when the 4 came out, Apple recommended NOT using one at first. I got bumped while walking and dropped mine, in a case. It hit a tiny pebble and shattered. So, yes.
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 04:49 PM   #5
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I use Power Support. They are the best!!!
easy to apply?

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I use Power Support. They are the best!!!
these look nice. if i get one for front and back what is the texture like? do you reccomend front and back? is it noticeable that there is a protector on it



edit: also power support has a lot (ie HD anti glare)...what do you have/reccomend
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 05:04 PM   #6
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if yes, just post the brand you use so if i decide to get one i'll know the best/favored one...
SGP utlraolephobic. You might want to understand why people prefer a particular screen protector rather than just going with the most popular. Not all screen protectors are the same.

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also power support has a lot (ie HD anti glare)...what do you have/reccomend
Again, subjective matter. Do you prefer crystal or matte/antiglare?
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 05:07 PM   #7
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Have used one on every generation of iPhone i've owned (all of them)

Another vote for PowerSupport Crystal...have yet to fail me.
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 05:12 PM   #8
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the 4 and 4s have exact same screens right?

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Have used one on every generation of iPhone i've owned (all of them)

Another vote for PowerSupport Crystal...have yet to fail me.
theres several films they have, are any better? i noticed one says antiglare, one says HD, etc
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 05:19 PM   #9
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I've had every iPhone. Never had a screen protector...and I've owned each iPhone from launch day to launch day...and my son is six years old now. He's grown up with them. Never, ever had an issue or a scratch. I've sold every 'used' phone for usually a fifty to seventy five dollar profit!

I'm careful with them...never put it in a pocket with coins or keys...but the screen is too darn pretty to cover it in any way, shape or form IMVHO


As always, ymmv.

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Old Dec 24, 2011, 05:24 PM   #10
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I've had every iPhone. Never had a screen protector...and I've owned each iPhone from launch day to launch day...and my son is six years old now. He's grown up with them. Never, ever had an issue or a scratch. I've sold every 'used' phone for usually a fifty to seventy five dollar profit!

I'm careful with them...never put it in a pocket with coins or keys...but the screen is too darn pretty to cover it in any way, shape or form IMVHO


As always, ymmv.

Jer

that's kinda how i felt...unless the protector was near invisible
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 05:35 PM   #11
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SGP Ultraoleophobic here for front and Ultramatte for back.
Love the oleophobic feeling..
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 05:36 PM   #12
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I'm using the SGP Oleophobic. It came with Oleophobic front and Crystal Clear back.
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 05:37 PM   #13
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I don't, but I voted yes
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 05:48 PM   #14
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Originally did on my 3GS but then took it off after a while. I have a 4S now, but I'm going to put a screen protector since it's new and all. Right now it's rocking semi naked until my case comes.
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 05:56 PM   #15
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Yup, I've had good luck with the Power Support protectors sold at Apple stores.
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 06:01 PM   #16
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Yup, I've had good luck with the Power Support protectors sold at Apple stores.
which power support? theres a few on their site. if i do it i'd do the front and back of my white 4s....it won't dim down the screeen or anything will it
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 06:03 PM   #17
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Nope. No screen protector now or ever in the past on any of my phones.
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 06:45 PM   #18
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I did have the Invisible Shield for the front and back, ordered it because of my positive experience with the iPad one. Now I won't order one of these pieces of **** ever again. Peeling up after a week, that's just horrible. Can anyone recommend a good skin dealer, other than skinit, that has textured skins or colored ones? And if anyone knows a good, fast shipping, backplate dealer I would LOVE to get a link.
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 06:46 PM   #19
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I did have the Invisible Shield for the front and back, ordered it because of my positive experience with the iPad one. Now I won't order one of these pieces of **** ever again. Peeling up after a week, that's just horrible. Can anyone recommend a good skin dealer, other than skinit, that has textured skins or colored ones? And if anyone knows a good, fast shipping, backplate dealer I would LOVE to get a link.
Apparently power support. I just don't which one as there are several. I just don't want my screen to chnge at all. Like the color or quality or response
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Old Dec 24, 2011, 07:02 PM   #20
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the 4 and 4s have exact same screens right?

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theres several films they have, are any better? i noticed one says antiglare, one says HD, etc
Yes 4S/4 have the same screens.

HD Antiglare is the matte finish protector meant to reduce glare but that also reduces clarity somewhat.

The Crystal films retain original clarity (good especially for Retina Screens) but you might get glare as a result.

Think of it as Glossy vs Matte
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the 4 and 4s have exact same screens right?

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theres several films they have, are any better? i noticed one says antiglare, one says HD, etc
Yes 4S/$ have the same screens.

HD Antiglare is the matte finish protector meant to reduce glare but that also reduces clarity somewhat.

The Crystal films retain original clarity (good especially for Retina Screens) but you might get glare as a result.

Think of it as Glossy vs Matte
It says it comes with 2 films does that
Mean front And back
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For the Crystal yes, for the HD Antiglare it's two front ones.
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It won't take away from The touch screen At all? Also are they difficult to put on
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easy to apply?

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these look nice. if i get one for front and back what is the texture like? do you reccomend front and back? is it noticeable that there is a protector on it



edit: also power support has a lot (ie HD anti glare)...what do you have/reccomend
I have the crystal one but I believe there is an anti-glare one. Its very easy to apply and feels like nothing is on your screen. My second choice would probably go to SGP as I use this for my Galaxy S II.

I also have the Power Support for my iPad 2. I swear by Power Support. You will not be disappointed. Good Luck!!!!

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Should I order PS right thru their site?
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