SGP GLAS.t Glass Screen Protector

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by Munkypoo7, Jan 21, 2012.

  1. Munkypoo7 macrumors 6502

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    Yup, a tempered glass screen protector for... your glass screen, seems pretty awesome imo :)

    Linky

    http://youtu.be/eCl1xdosfhM

    At $27.99, seems like a no brainer :D
     
  2. dsquared81 macrumors 6502

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    Dang that's pretty cool. Wonder if they'll make one for the back. Hmm...
     
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  4. awtryau89 macrumors regular

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    They've had these for other phones like the Galaxy lineup etc. People that use them love them. I would do this over their other $28 protector for sure. Its thick so it will limit your case options but probably worth it.
     
  5. clumsythief83 macrumors regular

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    WHen I buy screen protectors, I always buy in a pack of 2 or 3, because I always screw up, or because of the bubbles. Imagine screwing up a 28$ screen protector ouch.
     
  6. TM WAZZA macrumors 68000

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    I've seen this on a SGS2 and I heard problems about it during charging the screen becomes unresponsive?
     
  7. Munkypoo7 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Actually yeah, I read that too, it's a kernel problem actually, this just seems to magnify that issue for some reason. If you [or the user] is rooted with another kernel, Night-something- I think, it's not an issue. That's for the GS2 anyways. I'm sure they learned their lesson for the iPhone? Hope so :3
     
  8. SCARY GAY DAD macrumors 6502

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    What I want to know what the period and lowercase "t" stand for.

    -SGD
     
  9. webslinger85 macrumors 6502a

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    My guess would be it stands for tempered.
     
  10. SCARY GAY DAD macrumors 6502

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    Fair enough, but why is "glass" missing an "s" then?

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  11. ethics101 macrumors regular

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    Interesting. might be worth it if it has shatter protection which I doubt.
     
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    Looks interesting, hope they make a back piece like that.
     
  15. TM WAZZA macrumors 68000

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    Oh so it's a software problem? Yeah I hope SGP learned that lesson. I'm quite interested in this protector. But how do you remove this protector if there's dust stucked under it? Doesn't seem easy.
     
  16. Meltdownblitz macrumors 65816

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    Agreed.
     
  17. Jmacman78 macrumors 6502

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    Interesting, I really like the idea. I really wish they had one for the back. Still fairly expensive for just a screen protector. Maybe if they do a bundle for the front and back I'd pick them up and do a review. I am sure it would limit what cases you could use due to the thickness of the glass.
     
  18. orlandocano macrumors regular

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    Sick of how scratched and dirty all the screen protectors get.. so i took the plunge.. i will post pics and a mini review when it arrives
     
  19. LxHunter macrumors 6502

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 5_0_1 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/534.46 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.1 Mobile/9A405 Safari/7534.48.3)

    I am wondering how the coating will stand up to wear?
     
  20. orlandocano macrumors regular

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    Based on the hardness and the oleophobic coating, i actually think itll hold up ok!! my main concern is that its so thick, it might eventually start pealing off if it snags on something, or going in and out of my pockets...

    I will make sure to post pics.. and then follow up a few weeks later to give you all the 411 on this product..

    Funny, at .4mm thick.. its actually .05mm thicker than the desmay slight case i just ordered
     
  21. Rocko1 macrumors 68020

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    1) how easy is it to remove?
    2) Getting it on without dust underneath?
     
  22. gjb11 macrumors regular

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    It would be removed with a piece of tape like others. Being careful is how you install sans dust :)
     
  23. Rocko1 macrumors 68020

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    Yeah, looks cool.
     
  24. takeshi74 macrumors 601

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    The hardness of the protector material doesn't improve durability of the coating. I wouldn't expect much based on using SGP's UO screen protector.

    Same as installing any other screen protector.
     
  25. gjb11 macrumors regular

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    If it doesn't scratch and is easier to clean than a crystal then I may buy it.
     

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