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  • [GIVEAWAY] SPIGEN GLAS.t Tempered Glass iPhone Screen Protector

    There are a lot of screen protectors out there. A lot. I've reviewed a half dozen at least, and they're everywhere it seems. So why create more? Maybe just to round out a product lineup... but SPIGEN's GLAS.t screen protector actually brings something unique to the screen protector landscape.

    If you read our reviews, you're probably familiar with SPIGEN. They are the same company as SGP (which sadly stands for Stylish people's Good Partner), but have started marketing their products under the SPIGEN name - much better. They're based out of LA, California, and have been creating all sorts of nifty products.

    So what's a GLAS.t? A very cool screen protector different from what I've seen so far. It's tempered glass, rather than the typical PET film you see on other protectors. This gives it much more strength and protective quality, and it feels just like using the actual iPhone screen under your fingers. It's also noticeably thicker than typical protectors, at .4 mm.

    Because it's actually glass, it's also stronger than the typical film - about 3 times as strong. This means things like knives and keys won't scratch even the protector, much less the screen itself.

    In the packaging is a whole bunch of stuff. The actual piece of tempered glass (which goes on VERY easy since it's a solid piece rather than flimsy film), a squeegee to press the glass on, a cleaning wet nap, and a microfiber cloth to clean your screen before applying. In addition, there's a collection of home button stickers with a bubbled coating - 2 of each of 3 colors. These are useful because the extra thickness of the screen protector gives a noticeable indent where the home button is. One of these buttons being on there makes it more flush again (not quite, but closer).

    A little pricey due to the methods being used and that it's actual glass, you can grab the GLAS.t for $27.99 on the SPIGEN website. They've also sent us a giveaway unit, so get some entries to the giveaway using the widget below, and we'll pick a winner Thursday!

    This article was originally published in forum thread: [GIVEAWAY] SPIGEN GLAS.t Tempered Glass iPhone Screen Protector started by Kyle Matthews View original post
    Comments 113 Comments
    1. R3D1AL's Avatar
      R3D1AL -
      this protector is just amazing!, it protects the iphone screen without taking way the iphone beauty like others!
    1. Akanaz's Avatar
      Akanaz -
      Nice, very nice, u think it would be bu
      Ky in the hands and how would it fit in a case
    1. morbidpete's Avatar
      morbidpete -
      Really want one and have no issue buying. Worried about it fitting under my otter commuter case, any ideas?
    1. ajr630's Avatar
      ajr630 -
      I could certainly use one of this!

      I certainly could use one of these!
    1. waye2's Avatar
      waye2 -
      it looks very nice

      and helpful
    1. BhadKarma's Avatar
      BhadKarma -
      Amazing. Absolutely amazing.
    1. jershu's Avatar
      jershu -
      Wow i need it
    1. Doble-U's Avatar
      Doble-U -
      nice, but would that affect some covers with the thickness?
    1. csglinux's Avatar
      csglinux -
      Quote Originally Posted by sziklassy View Post
      We have two of these. They are amazing. By far the best screen cover I have ever seen by a LOOOOONG shot. Whoever wins these will not be disappointed.
      SGP make some other decent (plastic) oleophobic screen protectors.
      sziklassy, do you know if this one has an oleophobic coating? If not, I may have to put an ultra-oleophobic film on the top of this to protect the glass screen protector from scratches. Then I'll need something to protect the ultra-oleophobic film from scratches...
    1. fredHD's Avatar
      fredHD -
      Awesome if I don't win it I'll buy it, goodbye martin field.

      Awesome if I don't win itmill buy it. Goodbye Martin field.
    1. danielbonnells's Avatar
      danielbonnells -
      I WOuld appreciate this.
    1. IGnome's Avatar
      IGnome -
      Would love to win to be able to try this. However someone said glass on glass bit crazy and that got me wondering, roughlyhHow much is it to replace the original iphone glass if it gets damaged?
    1. rocketApe's Avatar
      rocketApe -
      Man, this sounds awesome!
    1. MikePA's Avatar
      MikePA -
      Great looking product.
    1. spdodd's Avatar
      spdodd -
      Sounds like a good idea.
    1. Jaesian's Avatar
      Jaesian -
      I'm surprised n one else is commenting. I'd much prefer this over the usual screen protector. I've opted out of using protectors for a bit because their quality seems to fade over time and just aren't the same as the natural digitizer's feel (which I imagine this is similar to).
    1. celeron's Avatar
      celeron -
    1. Jaesian's Avatar
      Jaesian -
      How odd. When I'm logged in, I only see one comment. When I'm logged out, I see them all, but I cannot delete my first foolish comment.
    1. Jackf's Avatar
      Jackf -
      Shame about the extra thrickness, but sounds neat
    1. Ozzie5374's Avatar
      Ozzie5374 -
      A top product. I'm typing through one now! When only the best will do.