Took my SP off, wow. Great.

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by ajohnson253, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. ajohnson253 macrumors 68000


    Jun 16, 2008
    Well obviously, I just took off my power support anti flare SP. That's all I've ever really used for long periods of time. Other the. That I've used a ghost armour shield and zagg until I've gotten my hands on a PS anti glare. I just took off my anti glare because I couldn't believe I was using this phone without the full effect of the 960X640 screen resolution. All I have to say is, wow. Gorgeous. So crisp & clear, yes you know this already. To those with the anti glare on though. Just take it off. Enjoy yourself.....just go for it. Use your back up one later if you'd like. I doubt I will. I'll enjoy this until my OCD kicks in.
  2. Gryzor macrumors 6502a

    Jun 20, 2010
  3. SomeDudeAsking macrumors 65816

    Nov 23, 2010
  4. George Knighton macrumors 65816

    George Knighton

    Oct 13, 2010
    It's just a phone with a SPECTACULAR display. :)
  5. BHP41 macrumors 6502a


    Jul 21, 2010
    United States of America
    Use a crystal clear one from PS or SGP. This is the main reason I don't use a anti-glare. The screen is so damn good.

    This coming from the guy that bitches about every little thing about the iPhone :rolleyes:
  6. shakeman0 macrumors 6502a


    Jul 20, 2009
    I've always used a crystal shield of some kind on my iPhone 4. I had a PS antiglare on my 3GS. It was a fantastic screen protector, but you could most definitely tell it was there.
  7. Zcott macrumors 68020

    Oct 18, 2009
    Belfast, Ireland
    This is one of the main reasons I don't like screen protectors. Just enjoy the screen the way it is!
  8. MarximusMG macrumors 6502a


    Jan 21, 2009
    Though I've ordered a Wrapsol Ultra protector for my iPhone when it arrives, I'm sure that after some amount of time I'll be taking it off. I've done it with every other device of mine. After the initial period of being super protective of it wears off, I can't help but want to use the screen the way it was intended.
  9. QuarterSwede macrumors G3


    Oct 1, 2005
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Same here. The screen is just way too good to screw up with a protector.
  10. ajohnson253 thread starter macrumors 68000


    Jun 16, 2008
    To the guy that said, it's just a phone. Appreciate you stating the obvious, it's weird I thought it was a car. Anyway, I'm probably just going to keep rockin it without a protector, for now. Why not use it how it came. The glass feels great.
  11. trekkie604 macrumors 68000


    Feb 25, 2008
    Vancouver, Canada
    I used to have a PS Antiglare on my 3GS but for the 4 I went with the SGP Ultra Crystal. No distortion ;)
  12. adztaylor macrumors 68000

    Aug 20, 2009
    Preston, UK
  13. neko girl macrumors 6502a

    neko girl

    Jan 20, 2011
  14. Sayer macrumors 6502a


    Jan 4, 2002
    Austin, TX
    I need to get a new iPhone 4, do the screen protectors truly 'disappear' on the glass now?

    I tried one in 3G era and it looked terrible applied.
  15. saberahul macrumors 68040

    Nov 6, 2008
    ... till the time you don't scratch it.
  16. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6


    Aug 17, 2007
    Agreed. I've never used a screen protector.
  17. UCLAKoolman macrumors 6502a

    Jun 21, 2010
    Took my SP off too, and I'm never putting one on again.
  18. UCLAKoolman macrumors 6502a

    Jun 21, 2010
    If you install it right you can hardly see the screen protector. But no screen protector will match the awesome feel of the glass screen.
  19. neko girl macrumors 6502a

    neko girl

    Jan 20, 2011
    Would you guys say the same about the iPad though?
  20. darkside flow macrumors 6502

    darkside flow

    Aug 11, 2010
    I've got a crystal film on the front and back. You can't even tell it's there.

    The antiglares are good but you definitely compromise screen clarity.

    The front/back films are strictly for resale value for me. No compromise of clarity, no scratches, maximum return in June when I want to get the new phone.
  21. elan123 macrumors 6502

    Jan 26, 2011
    ok, mr scratchy
  22. OneMike macrumors 603


    Oct 19, 2005
    great response lol

    right now I have a clear-coat shield on my phone which is the best of the shields I've used. I'll admit though nothing comes close to a phone with no screen protector. I keep it in my inward facing seidio spring clip so I may end up just using the back shield for when I place it down.
  23. Aatos.1 macrumors 6502

    Dec 31, 2010
    I've tried so many high quality expensive screen protectors it's crazy. Some are truly excellent. However the one undeniable fact is they all detract from the clarity of the display to one degree or the other.

    The higher quality the display, the less noticeable, yet it's still being obscured. There is no way a piece of somewhat flexible plastic can transmit as clear of an image as the display itself.

    I've chosen to use my iP4 without anything covering the display, and it's just brilliant. Now many months later (I got mine the first day they shipped) it's still perfect, no scratches or blemishes and I'm extremely picky. I've simply wiped it down each night with a fresh, clean, microfiber cloth. I carry it in my front pocket and couldn't be happier.
  24. ajohnson253 thread starter macrumors 68000


    Jun 16, 2008
    Yup gotta have the microfiber. I love em
  25. ctbear macrumors 6502a

    Dec 6, 2010
    My OCD forbids me from going commando :D

    But anyways...I used to have a PS anti-glare as well and got really tired of that slight fuzziness...I switched that out to SGP ultra clear and now I'm at the best of both worlds :D

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