iPhone Screen Protector
Cell phones have become a necessary part of one’s existence. With the introduction of Apple’s iPhone in 2007, it has literally taken the world by storm. IPhones are used not just as phones but as cameras for stills and videos and for listening to music and as minicomputers with a multi-touch screen and a virtual keyboard. The iPhones are made of aluminosilicate glass both in the front and the back and this is where the iPhone Screen Protector makes its presence felt.
Invisible Shield : In 2005, when a person decided to safeguard his wristwatch from scratches and similar damage, he hit upon the idea of using a durable but thin, clear film. This film had originally been used by the US military as a protective cover on the blades of helicopters for protection against damage at high speed. Now, the use of this film to cover electronic devices was seen by their innovator, who filed patents for this and thus the Invisible Shield was born.
Birth of Zagg : the benefits of this protective shield gained popularity and the first covering for the Apple iPod Nano was created in Sept 2005. This eventually led to the birth of Zagg Inc in July 2007. The acronym ZAGG could stand for ‘Zealous About Great Things’ or maybe to say “when others zig, we Zagg”. The idea of an invisible shield caught on worldwide and in a few years more than 7 million of these were sold worldwide.
Features of the ZAGG iPhone Screen Protector
Before the time of INVISIBLE SHIELD, iPhones had to have cases which were big and bulky. The greatest feature of this protective shield is that it does not disfigure the looks of this beautiful device neither does it interfere with its functions.
Scratch Proof : This pre-cut SHIELD is the ultimate in protecting a gadget against scratches. The material that used to protect helicopter blades from dirt and dust now covers the iPhone screen
Long Lasting : This SHIELD has self healing properties and has an amazing resistance to any kind of scratches. Therefore, it has a warranty during the life of the gadget and the promise of replacement if ever there is damage to it.
Easy Installation : Step by step instructions guide a person in installing the InvisibleShield iPhone Screen Protector so that no air bubbles get caught in it.
A microfiber cloth is also included in the package to clean the iPhone screen in order to get rid of any dust or fingerprints that could be on it before sticking the protector.
All that it now requires is aligning it exactly, beginning at the HOME button and ensuring that the ear piece cutaway fits perfectly.
The good thing here is that the cut-out at the top extends to the sides in order not to interfere with the ambient sensor for light. There are tabs marked ‘Step One’ and ‘Step 2’ to facilitate the peeling of the backing from the screen protector and applying it. There is even a squeegee provided to remove any kind of air bubbles that may have been trapped. Once this is done, the final tab that says ‘Step 2’ can be peeled off to complete the installation process.
Resistance to Dropping : the Zagg iPhone Screen Protector also provides an improved grip on the phone, so that it does not easily slip off the hand and get damaged in a fall.
Reduction of Glare : There is a kind of “orange peel” finish to this screen protector which performs a dual duty. Firstly, it reduces the element of glare and secondly it minimises smudges from finger prints. The good thing about this is that it does not in any way reduce the clarity of viewing.
Assurance of Quality : there is a 45 day money back guarantee that backs the purchase of this Zagg iPhone Screen Protector. The customer is assured of a full refund of the amount paid on the screen protector if he is not totally satisfied with it.
PROs and CONs of the ZAGG iPhone Screen Protector
The PROs of this item is that it protects the phone from scratches, it is fairly easy to install and it protects both the front and as well as the back.
The CONs are the ‘orange peel effect’ which is very noticeable if it is left in the sun during summer when the shape does get somewhat distorted.
In conclusion, given that the touch screen is the most critical part of an iPhone the Zagg iPhone Screen Protector is a valuable protection that every user needs to necessarily have.