SPG Front + Back Protector Released!

Adutrumque

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Mar 8, 2012
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It doesnt cover the whole back. Thats a big cutout for the camera.. Damn. Scratches there.


Besides - I cant seem to place an order. It just pops back out to the frontpage and then its gone. Weird.
 
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STiNG Operation

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Aug 15, 2012
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The Zoo
I really wanted a back one but I think I'm going to use icarbons for the back and the ultra crystal just for the front. Should look good.
 

Macguy76

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Feb 9, 2011
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Texas
Looks Good!

I have been a fan of Spigen/SGP for years now and I have been using their screen shields with great success!

I have just ordered 2 sets! I will let everyone know how they turn out!

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http://www.spigen.com/cell-phone/ap...rotector-set-steinheil-ultra-crystal-mix.html

I would get it while it's in stock. These will most likely sell like hot cakes when the majority of the people find out about them. It seems the matte one isn't out yet.
It appears that the back does have the Matte portion for the metal part of the phone. That is the main reason why I ordered them.
 

mariotr87

macrumors regular
Aug 12, 2011
193
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I think I'll wait to see how it works for other people.

Two things are pushing me back:

-Three piece design. I don't know, I think those gaps will feel weird. Also, they will grab dust as hell.
-The cut out for the camera is not very nice...

I have one question though. Is it a dry apply?
 

jkim3691

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Oct 8, 2011
532
10
I think I'll wait to see how it works for other people.

Two things are pushing me back:

-Three piece design. I don't know, I think those gaps will feel weird. Also, they will grab dust as hell.
-The cut out for the camera is not very nice...

I have one question though. Is it a dry apply?
Looks like it is a dry apply. There's no spray that comes with it. You bring up a good point about grabbing dust in the gaps. I'm going to wait it out too. If it doesn't though, this is perfect.
 

sixxmum

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Aug 15, 2010
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Anyone have thoughts on how these will fit inside a case? I have a bestskinsever coming, but I just read that they won't fit inside most cases.
 

iBaloney

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Jan 6, 2010
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aww these came out 2 days too late. I just ordered some generic back protectors (dry install btw) off ebay. I guess i'll see how those work out first.

The camera cut out is unique, but not sure about the matte part for the aluminum section of the phone
 

jkim3691

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Oct 8, 2011
532
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aww these came out 2 days too late. I just ordered some generic back protectors (dry install btw) off ebay. I guess i'll see how those work out first.

The camera cut out is unique, but not sure about the matte part for the aluminum section of the phone
Those back protectors off of eBay are usually terrible. I bought some for my 4s a while ago and bubbles never came out. You get what you pay for. :(
 

ARMizApple

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Oct 10, 2011
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Does anyone know what the iPhone 5 Incredible Shield Screen & Body Protection Film Set is? Is it like a full body kit with back and sides? Whatever it is, it comes with spray...
 

Ice-Cube

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Somewhere over the rainbow
I'm using their back protectors now since it came with the Neo Hybrid Ex. It's a dry install and comes in 3 separate pieces. The good thing about the 3 pieces is the bubbles clear out easier versus a 1 piece design. However, it was really hard to line up all of them. It took me multiple tries before I was satisfied. Also, since its 3 separate pieces, the edges will attract dirt at the 2 interceptions at the back after a while, not too pleasant if you are anal like me.

Lastly, the Apple Logo and the 'iPhone' text at the back will cause some bubbles around them which is impossible to remove (yucks). I will remove the film once my Bodyguardz arrives.
 

jkim3691

macrumors 6502a
Oct 8, 2011
532
10
I'm using their back protectors now since it came with the Neo Hybrid Ex. It's a dry install and comes in 3 separate pieces. The good thing about the 3 pieces is the bubbles clear out easier versus a 1 piece design. However, it was really hard to line up all of them. It took me multiple tries before I was satisfied. Also, since its 3 separate pieces, the edges will attract dirt at the 2 interceptions at the back after a while, not too pleasant if you are anal like me.

Lastly, the Apple Logo and the 'iPhone' text at the back will cause some bubbles around them which is impossible to remove (yucks). I will remove the film once my Bodyguardz arrives.
Sounds like a definite no go for me then as I am anal about bubbles and lint. Screen protector is great though. I put on my oleophobic one yesterday and love it.

Thanks for the heads up.
 

iBaloney

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Jan 6, 2010
435
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I'm using their back protectors now since it came with the Neo Hybrid Ex. It's a dry install and comes in 3 separate pieces. The good thing about the 3 pieces is the bubbles clear out easier versus a 1 piece design. However, it was really hard to line up all of them. It took me multiple tries before I was satisfied. Also, since its 3 separate pieces, the edges will attract dirt at the 2 interceptions at the back after a while, not too pleasant if you are anal like me.

Lastly, the Apple Logo and the 'iPhone' text at the back will cause some bubbles around them which is impossible to remove (yucks). I will remove the film once my Bodyguardz arrives.
Well there's the deal breaker for me.
 

v3rn

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Mar 16, 2010
180
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That logo is terrible, but it looks like they include one without it but the apple is cut out.
 

ECUpirate44

macrumors 603
Mar 22, 2010
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NC
Idk how necessary a back screen protector is.... I've been naked since the 21st with the Photive bumper and I dont have any scratches.
 

kyellowness

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Aug 6, 2012
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That logo is terrible, but it looks like they include one without it but the apple is cut out.
I agree. haha! But it's a sticker so you have the option of putting it on or not. They call it SPIGEN logo metal sticker. Good thing they make it optional, no? ;)

Idk how necessary a back screen protector is.... I've been naked since the 21st with the Photive bumper and I dont have any scratches.
With my iPhone 4, I wouldn't think it is necessary to have a back protector but with this one, there's so many people complaining about the aluminum part scratching (scuff-gate anyone?) that I think it's necessary. Unless you use a case with it, cuz then the back is protected anyway.
 

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