These are the best Galaxy S9 screen protectors

Keep your Galaxy S9 display safe and scratch-free With every unboxing of the Samsung Galaxy S9 comes the inevitable debate of the best way to keep this beautiful (and expensive) phone safe. Some people are content with just "being careful" with their phone to avoid scuffs and cracks, but the rest of us know that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Protecting the curved display of the Galaxy S9 is no easy task — tempered glass offers the best protection but a PET film can generally flex around the edges of curved displays better. There's also a price difference, so there's a lot to consider when you're buying. Whether you prefer tempered glass or a flexible film, these are the best screen protectors for the Samsung Galaxy S9. Whitestone Dome Glass Zagg InvisibleShield Glass Curve Elite amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector Spigen NeoFlex Screen Protector (2-pack) IQShield Case Friendly Film Screen Protector (2-pack) Whitestone Dome Glass Our Favorite $49.99 at Amazon The big selling feature for this wet install screen protector is its unique curing process, which uses UV light. It's by no means cheap, but it's one that you can trust to apply well, hold well to the edges of your screen, and protect it with its life. The Whitestone Dome Glass proven to be a very popular screen protector and is currently on sale for $45, down from $60. Check out this review and installation guide to get an idea of how this tempered glass screen protector uniquely adheres like no other screen protector you've seen before. If the worst case scenario has already occurred and your screen is cracked, think of this as a second chance screen before dropping hundreds of dollars on a proper replacement screen. With a UV light packaged to complete the curing process, this is a pricier option than other screen protectors out there, but based on video review and reviews on Amazon it's an early favorite. I guess time will tell how well the Whitestone Dome Glass holds up in real-life use. amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector Easy to Install $11.99 at Amazon Whereas the Whitestone Dome Glass might require the most complicated installation process, amFilm has tried to simplify the process by providing an installation guide so you can line up the perfect fit. This simpler screen protector also comes with a more-wallet-friendly price. amFilm's offering is a curved tempered glass screen protector that adheres to the phone using a silicone gel along the edges and a dot matrix along the majority of the display. amFilm says if you properly install this phone you will get a perfect fit with no clicking, no rainbow effect, and a strong adhesion that won't peel up. This is a case-friendly option that can be yours for just $12. Spigen NeoFlex screen protector (2-pack) Best for Cases $8.99 at Amazon Spigen always makes great cases, so they're the natural choice for making case-friendly screen protectors. They might not be tempered glass, but they're far easier to apply and you can a two-pack for less than ten bucks! Just make sure you watch the installation video. If you've got the patience to take the time for a film screen protector with a wet installation, you should be more than satisfied with this two-pack of reliable screen protectors. Because it's a flexible film, the NeoFlex can offer full protection for your screen without affecting the touch responsiveness. Spigen provides a comprehensive installation video that actually recommends installing the screen protector with your phone in a case to help line things up on the first shot. Didn't get it quite right? Just peel it back off and try again. It will take 12 hours for the screen protector to fully adhere so make sure you give it enough time and watch the blemishes and bubbles work their way out. Get this two-pack from Amazon for just $9. IQShield Case Friendly Film Screen Protector (2-pack) Thinnest Option $7.85 at Amazon The IQShield is a paper-thin screen protector that you will hardly notice after a clean installation and won't peel up no matter how bulky or rugged a case you use it with. IQShield offers a two-pack of plastic film screen protectors that have been fine-tuned to be completely compatible just about any case you throw at it. That's in part due to these being PET film screen protectors rather than tempered glass. These screen protectors have an oleophobic coating to help prevent fingerprints and smudges and are easy to install. Get your two-pack of case-friendly screen protectors from IQShield for just $8. Where do you land on the screen protector debate? Are screen protectors and cases a must-buy for any new phone you own or do you prefer the naked look and feel? Have you had hands-on experience with a screen protector that others should know about? Let us know in the comments! Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Galaxy S9 and S9+: Everything you need to know! Galaxy S9 review: A great phone for the masses Complete Galaxy S9 and S9+ specs Galaxy S9 vs. Galaxy S8: Should you upgrade? Join our Galaxy S9 forums Verizon AT&T T-Mobile Sprint Amazon Update August 2018: We've updated pricing information for our picks, and removed the Zagg screen protector due to an increased number of poor reviews citing application and premature cracking problems.

date: Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000