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    I recently got the amFilm Samsung Note 3 Premium Screen Protector and tried them out. I am pleasantly surprised with the product! The clarity and feel are excellent as is the fitment. The kit was very nice and included everything you need for a successful and clean install. I had the screen protector installed and bubble free within minutes of opening the packaging. The included tape for performing the hinge method of installation was very grippy and worked wonderfully. The microfiber cloth for precleaning the screen is also very nice and a good size. I also installed their HD screen protector on my Nexus 7 and am extremely pleased with those as well. I would not hesitate to recommend TechMatte's amFilm line of screen protectors to anyone looking for a screen protector for their device. Excellent quality at a great value. And they offer a free lifetime warranty their products and give free replacement if your screen protector becomes scratched or damaged.
     
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    Awesome post. Thank you for sharing. I have been in the hunt for a screen protector.
     
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    Welcome to Liquid Glass Protection - Crystalusion
    What is Crystalusion
    Well,I applied this last night & allowed 8 hrs cure time.A light 5 second buffing w/a terry cloth & it's as clear as a brand new screen.

    Initial impressions aren't too bad.It's not 100% smudge/fingerprint proof as one is led to believe,but,the screen does appear to repel a lot of it.

    This is enough for me to forgo using a traditional screen protector.

    I'll give it a few days use & give an update mid-week w/water repel test results.
     
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    I have the iloome it's awesome. And easy to fit.
     
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    Just installed a Tech Armor Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Smartphone Premium Antiglare and Antifingerprint Screen Protector and pretty pleased. No issues with s pen at all.
     
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    After 4-5 days of use:

    Welcome to Liquid Glass Protection - Crystalusion

    I decided to perform a water repel test to see if indeed there is something to this product.

    I simply covered any areas suseptible to water intrusion w/painter's tape & poured water down the face of the screen.

    Practically all the water sheeted off w/o any beading/fogging/etc. so,I'm going to assume that the product is indeed providing some level of protection.

    A monthly test like this should be sufficient to gauge when it's time to re-apply.
    By the mfgs. claims,up to 12 months of protection can be expected.

    For anyone that's interested,I'll update this on a monthly basis,as this will be the only screen protection I'll be using from here on out.

    Good riddance to traditional screen protectors.....:wavey: :D
     
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    I installed the Spigen GlastR Slim yesterday and I'm very pleased with the early results. I had left the screen cover on since I got the phone so when I pulled it off I had a clean screen to start with. I viewed the YouTube videos for the install plus readings here. It went in place easily although I spent fifteen or twenty minutes working out the early bubbles with the squeegee. The screen is very vibrant and crystal clear. Finger control is fine. I tested the S-Pen and it seems to be responsive although I haven't given it a long workout (I'm not a big user of these features). It does not add noticeably to the thickness or weight of this already large phone.

    It was expensive but I like the extra protection and I'm pretty pleased so far. Very pricey but I was willing to pay for maximum protection. With any luck I'm am going to leave it to others to post drop and scratch tests of this screen protection.:D
     
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    Bear Motion Premium Tempered Glass Screen Protector..............Exceptional protection at an unbeatable price. $13 on Amazon. Product 0.2mm thick. Hardness 9. SUPER SIMPLE application. BUY IT !!!
     
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    Similar topics merged.:)
     
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    I have it and love it barely can tell is there
     
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    I'm going to check this one out too, thanks. :thumbup:
     
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    I have used the supplied UAG screen protector; thought might as well.

    The clarity is rubbish. Circle air bubbles dotted around the screen.

    Is there a tempered glass one which fits well with the UAG case?

    Thanks
     
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    This was my first tempered glass protector purchase. Prior to this, I had sworn by SGP. I am so happy I went with the less expensive route. Not sure how much true protection it'll give compared to the thicker options, but it truly feels as good as the stock glass and thin enough not to obstruct the case I use. so far it seems like I've managed to add protection with the minimal amount of additional size, so I am happy.
     
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    Me and my niece feel the same way about this
     
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    I'm going to go with the Spigen GLAS.

    But I have one problem.

    There are two models, the SGP GLAS.tR (0.4mm) and the SGP GLAS.t (0.26mm)

    Is there any major difference between these two,
    other than the thickness and the price?

    I will be using the GLAS with the Spigen Neo Hybrid case.

    Which one should I get?
     
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    The tR has rounded corners and is thinner thicker from what I've read.
     
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    I bought the Iloome premium tempered screen protector, and it fits perfectly with the Neo Hybrid case, as well as every other case I have. The only cases I can see it being a problem with are the ones that have a face covering. Didn't want to go with the Spigen GlasTR because the adhesive is too strong from my previous experience. The Iloome adhesive is just hard enough to not ever move on its own, but can be removed without cracking the screen protector(unlike the GlasTR). I had a tiny speck that showed up when I placed the Iloome protector on, and was actually surprised how easy it was to remove and put back on after cleaning the speck off with the provided tape/speck remover.
    There's no reason, in my book, to pay more for the GlasTR when it doesn't show any positives over the Iloome, but that's just from my experience.

    I also forgot to take a hot shower before putting the screen on. Apparently, installing the screen protector without any specks underneath it, is easier when doing it in a bathroom after taking a hot shower. Still got it speck free. Sure did make me nervous though.
     
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    It's nice to have a humidifier in your house isn't it.

    I really need to pull the trigger on something now, do u have a link?

    Now that everyone has had their glass screen protectors "for a while", how do you like them? Would you try something different if given the chance, or would you re-buy the one u have?
     
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    I reported on this when I installed it. Now I have close to one month of steady use including a challenging trip to the beach (Florida panhandle). The R version has rounded edges so you would not even know there is a protector installed if you weren't told. I do have two or three small bubbles that never disappeared so for the folks that are obsessive about this should try elsewhere. At any angle that the screen can be viewed from the bubbles are invisible. I have to really, really try looking for them.

    The surface stays clean. Occasionally I wipe it off on my shirt but this is rare. Fingerprints are a non-issue. Yesterday I did have to clean off some sticky residue (pecan pie???) with a damp paper towel but that was a first in nearly a month. The brilliance of the screen is impressive. I love the look. The screen is responsive at all times. I have not noticed any degradation of touch due to installation.

    I have not done a drop test on it yet. I hope I never do but I'll report back if and when it occurs.

    I love the oleophobic glass and vow to never go back. Reading reviews posted since my purchase I might consider the less expensive Iloome in a similar configuration (real glass, 9h, oleophobic coating) but I'm very happy with my Spigen.:D:):D:)
     
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    I just ordered the iloome ScreenMate for $25 shipped. Should have it Thursday or Friday = :)
     
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    Decided to go with the Spigen GLAS.tR. It should arrive tomorrow or tuesday.
    I hope I dont mess up the installation,
    because I have never applied a screen protector before (normal or glass).

    So the basic things to do would be;
    -a hot shower (to get rid of floating dust)
    -cleaning fingers and screen with alcohol swipe before starting

    Anything else I should take to consideration beforehand?
    Also, would the home-button be the safest place to start the alignment?
     

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