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    Just ordered this guy: Ghost Armor | HTC Windows Phone 8X

    I got the full body which includes screen protector and matte back cover. Has anyone installed this yet? I'm just a little curious as to the back piece and how it will work with the soft touch coating...Also the sticker on the back of the VZW 8x and whether that will show through.
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    Those look pretty intriguing but what's with the lack of pics? Would be nice to see how the entire piece looks.
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    i have been reading about the pros and cons of all of these "shields". still don't know which one to pick. Although zagg seems to be the worst of the bunch


    They make some really great premium shields for the apple products, if only we could be so lucky.
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    I have the ghost armor on the screen its great. Covers the whole screen. Didn't get the back matte covet since its already soft touch coated
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    Quote Originally Posted by JPY300 View Post
    I have the ghost armor on the screen its great. Covers the whole screen. Didn't get the back matte covet since its already soft touch coated
    Glad to hear the screen protector is good..i ordered the full body so ill let you know when i receive it. Did you do the install yourself? Any tips?

    For anyone looking to purchase...coupon codes ga4life and 20090325 worked for me to get a nice little discount.
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    thanks for the 20090325 code. just ordered screen only.

    i have a feeling the back is just going to stick poorly and catch lint in the pocket.

    back covers are pretty cheap to replace anyway when it wears out. rather spend $30 toward a new housing than $15 for a matte cover :(
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    Quote Originally Posted by JPY300 View Post
    I have the ghost armor on the screen its great. Covers the whole screen. Didn't get the back matte covet since its already soft touch coated
    i can almost guarantee the soft touch paint is going to start wearing off in a few months, if not sooner ;)
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    I've used Ghost Armor on my previous 2 phones and it works nice. However, the back/side covers tend to peel and it is a wet install that takes about a day to settle.

    For my 8X I bought the Zagg shield directly from T-Mobile since I didn't want to wait. It's a dry install and it's less "rubbery" than the clear body shield from Ghost Armor. Dry install can be a pain because once it's on that's it. With a wet install you at least can adjust. Anyway, if you go Ghost Armor usually stick with the carbon fiber style wraps since they are much more durable than the clear ones.
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    That's a bit disappointing to hear that the zagg shield has a better field than the ghost armor. I found the zagg to feel pretty grabby when i used it on my previous device. The orange peel is horrible on the zagg.

    I did read that their "HD" line is much much better than the regular invisible shields, but I didn't see one available for the 8x yet.

    If you're looking for carbon fiber look, you may as well go with 3m dinoc vinyl. it should accept the curves of the phone nicely with a heat gun or blow dryer. they have brushed metal vinyls as well which look pretty realistic.

    Quote Originally Posted by unit_three View Post
    I've used Ghost Armor on my previous 2 phones and it works nice. However, the back/side covers tend to peel and it is a wet install that takes about a day to settle.

    For my 8X I bought the Zagg shield directly from T-Mobile since I didn't want to wait. It's a dry install and it's less "rubbery" than the clear body shield from Ghost Armor. Dry install can be a pain because once it's on that's it. With a wet install you at least can adjust. Anyway, if you go Ghost Armor usually stick with the carbon fiber style wraps since they are much more durable than the clear ones.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tofu. View Post
    That's a bit disappointing to hear that the zagg shield has a better field than the ghost armor. I found the zagg to feel pretty grabby when i used it on my previous device. The orange peel is horrible on the zagg.

    I did read that their "HD" line is much much better than the regular invisible shields, but I didn't see one available for the 8x yet.

    If you're looking for carbon fiber look, you may as well go with 3m dinoc vinyl. it should accept the curves of the phone nicely with a heat gun or blow dryer. they have brushed metal vinyls as well which look pretty realistic.
    Ya, my friends and I use a lot of the 3M stuff to wrap our cars. We are heavy into modding...lol
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    I put the blue on my blue 8x and love it

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    That looks really good!
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    Quote Originally Posted by beachhoppr View Post
    I put the blue on my blue 8x and love it

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    Thanks for posting this! Looks good. Any troubles with installation? Also, does the cover wrap over the entire back surface? Just wondering what parts of the phone are exposed
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    could you please take front picture of this?
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    And pics of the corners? :-)
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    As soon as my wife and her galaxy S gets home I will lol

    But it looks great on all sides
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    Installation was stupid easy. It wraps around until just shy of the buttons.. I'll get pics all around.

    BTW you cannot see the armor from the front
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    if you have vzw what did you do about the sticker on the back?

    nvm: just saw you have tmobile. Do you think the protector is thin enough that the sticker would show through?
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    I peeled off the tmo sticker. It would not show through.
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    pics and impressions of the front cover please?

    how is it in comparison to the bare glass in terms of feel (gliding your finger), sensitivity, clarity, and orange peel?
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    I actually like the bodyguardz screen protector feel better. Also less finger prints
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    I haven't forgotten. I will try to get the pictures this weekend. Sorry its been a little hectic.
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    hi any were in UK that supply them yet.thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by unit_three View Post
    I've used Ghost Armor on my previous 2 phones and it works nice. However, the back/side covers tend to peel and it is a wet install that takes about a day to settle.

    For my 8X I bought the Zagg shield directly from T-Mobile since I didn't want to wait. It's a dry install and it's less "rubbery" than the clear body shield from Ghost Armor. Dry install can be a pain because once it's on that's it. With a wet install you at least can adjust. Anyway, if you go Ghost Armor usually stick with the carbon fiber style wraps since they are much more durable than the clear ones.
    hey bud, could you take a pic of your 8x with ZAGG on it? wanna know the final outcome of it. thanks!
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    ghost armor skin on the phone's back was a dry install
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