Does the Z30 Need a Screen Protector
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- 07-03-2014, 12:30 PM #3
This is gonna sound crazy but I still have the original screen cover on my Z30 that was on it when I took it out of the box. The little red triangle on the corner has finally fallen off bit that's about it.
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07-03-2014, 01:00 PM #7
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I had two problems using a screen protector on my Z30.
The first was that some of the sensors didn't work properly (mainly proximity sensor so if I took the phone away from my face it didn't recognise it).
The other was that it left a slight ridge all round which really irritated me. On the Z10 it wasn't a problem due to the design.
Now got a flip case which covers the screen when not in use and not had a problem so far (touch wood).
- 07-03-2014, 01:05 PM #8
If you love your screen then I'd advise a screen protector as soon as its out of the box! Scratches on such a perfectly clean and clear surface is very simple...
I can say that from experience because as soon as I unboxed my Z10 in Feb 2013, I actually dropped a plug straight on the screen! Screen protectors work! Trust me!Rocking a Xperia Z2 and a Q5
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- 07-04-2014, 04:50 AM #14
I cannot stand the glossy screens that reflect the sun light, so I always get the matte or privacy screen protectors.
While I never had an issue with broken screen or scratched screen (probably because I also have an Otterbox case), I need the screen protector for the actual viewing reasons.
Also, screen protectors can make the screen more slippery which can make the use of the touchscreen easier.
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07-04-2014, 05:30 AM #15
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I've never ever used screen projector's. Always used holsters and never had any problems. Just hope that statement hasn't put the mockers on it.
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07-04-2014, 06:34 AM #16
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Depends on what you do. At my work, I do a lot of work with metal fabrication and piping and bits of metal falling into my pocket is a common thing. And even still, I go to the beach as often as I can and sand can be a real screen killer.
If you're frequently in a situation where your screen may be exposed to sharp and penetrating objects, then a screen protector is a most.
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- 07-05-2014, 02:43 AM #17
I can't stand the greasy look from fingerprints with a screen protector. I had one put on on day 1 and 2 days later I peeled it off and just use it naked now (no screen protector and no cover). The way I see it is why should I keep it in pristine shape for the next user when I should be enjoying myself. If it gets too badly damage I'll either sell it for cheap or just throw it out but I'm certainly going to enjoy it myself first.
- 07-05-2014, 02:04 PM #19
I have Ghost Armor applied on all of my devices. On my q10 & z30 I'm using the matted protective film. Generally I use the OEM holster, but I'm going to give the OEM shell case for the z30 a try.
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