- 11-21-2012, 09:27 AM #4
I will be getting the otterbox case when it is released. I had one with my iphone 4s and its protected it from some amazing drops. I also want it due to the dust in the front facing camera. I have some dust there but its not interfering with the camera . The otterbox case includes a built in screen protector which should help with the dust.
11-21-2012, 09:42 AM #5
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I have one, very fine, scratch in the middle of the screen. I'm not sure whether or not to take it back to AT&T (since I'm still within my 14-day window) and get a screen protector - or just get a screen protector and live with my error. Hoping that seeing that small scratch will remind me always to take care of this and all phones...
11-21-2012, 09:51 AM #6
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no protector, no case (being shipped to me). Have had the phone for a week now with no visible scratches.. and no i'm not the anal type to look at my screen every 5 seconds to see if i have any. I am gettting a thin clear gel case, don't want to add bulk, and don't want to cover the beauty of this phone.
- 11-21-2012, 10:05 AM #7
I didn't get a case for my Palm Pre when I had it. While I was walking my dog I dropped the phone and put a sizeable scuff on one of the edges. Things like that really bother me. On my Lumia 900 that my daughter is now using the bezel is scratched to **** but aside from taking steel wool to it and giving it the brushed metal appearance there isn't a whole lot I can do with it. For a while I had the plastic on the chrome, minus the camera lense, and it kept it scratch free. Wonder if Brasso would do anything for it if I taped off the rest of the phone and polished that part.
Regardless of how well you take care of your phone, the screen is glass. Glass is prone to scratches, chips, and breakage. All you can do is handle the device as carefully as you can and do all the safeguards like using cases and screen protectors. The only reason I'm not doing any more with my Lumia 920 than I am right now is because I don't see anything official from Nokia. Once I see official Nokia cases and accessories I will act on it.
- 11-21-2012, 01:17 PM #9
I would prefer to have a screen protector. I used the Realook on my Titan, and it was fantastic. You can't even tell it had one. However, I haven't seen Realook offer the 920 yet and worse they stated on their website they don't support phones that have a beveled screen. Does anyone know of an equivalent quality screen protector that is similar to the Realook?
- 11-21-2012, 01:44 PM #10
Just applied screen protector last night and I've already removed it. The beveled sides prevented the protector from adhering along the edges and it looked like crap. It was made by some company that started with a F on Amazon. Screen protectors are a must for me. I bought a cheap slip case for now. Waiting and good form fitting cases and screen protectors. I'm not particularly rough on phones, but scratches and scuffs bug the h*** out of me. And $500 is too much money not to protect it somehow.
- 11-21-2012, 01:51 PM #11
I agree. I need a screen protector. I am not anal with the phones, but I do not want scratches on the screen. I know it is scratch resistant, but I have seen numerous postings here on how the screen can and has become scratched. I am a little concerned that people are having issues with screen protectors staying on.
I did order a cheap case from Amazon, but don't really want a case. Hopefully someone comes out with decent screen protectors. Heck, I would overpay at ATT for them if I have to.
- 11-21-2012, 02:27 PM #13
I have a matte finish screen protector on mine to cut down on fingerprints, but it also does not adhere to the curved edges well. I bought 3 different snap on cases with a "quicksand matte" finish from a company I found on Amazon named Worldshopping. I liked the first one (black) so much that I picked up the blue and green. The blue goes well with steel tiles; I'm using the green one with olive tiles and it looks good.
- 11-21-2012, 03:37 PM #14
- 11-21-2012, 04:55 PM #15
Realook emailed me back and stated they are trying to come out with one, but may have to be a "wet" install to handle the curved screen. I'll have to wait and see on this. I don't like the orange peel effect that some of those have.
12-25-2012, 01:28 AM #17
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Personally I don't use screen protector, it just makes the screen THAT much less appealing to the eyes. And with my WP7 I never used protector either and it has like one or two noticeable scratches after 2 and a half years
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- 12-25-2012, 03:26 AM #19
Anyway, I'm sticking without a screen protector, atleast until I start seeing some bad scratches pop up. I don't like the feeling of them anymore.
- 12-25-2012, 02:25 PM #22
I use both screen protector and case. First I bought 2 sets of no-name screen protector, 6x in each. I tried to use them but removed off all the 12 since they were EXACTLY the size of the screen and just because of that they could not handle the curved edges properly. Then I ordered a new set of 6 but this time from a well-known manufacturer and oh boy, it is AWSOME. they fit perfectly fine and I could not be any happier. The secret was that this new set is not EXACTLY the same size of the screen but few mm smaller and that does the trick for fitting nicely on the screen.
The case I got is also very cool. It covers all the frame and the back. The only bad thing is that my yellow nokia Lumia 920 has become black due to the fact that the case has covered it. But I prefer to not have a scratched screen nor case.
My Lumia 920 is so great and I dunt want to take care of it
- 12-25-2012, 06:11 PM #23
I'm planning on putting on a Bodyguardz Screenguardz once I get my phone because I really don't want to see any scratches on my screen. However, I refuse to cover this phone up with a case. My current phone has a few small scratches and a bunch of hairline scratches, but the body is in good condition... I'm not sure how, but I guess I just suck at taking care of my phone screens :p
- 02-01-2013, 05:01 PM #24
Try ArmorSuit MilitaryShield protector! I like how they feel and their quality. Easy installation. All you do is apply some solution and use the squeegee to remove excess solution and smooth out the surface. After 24 hours, you cannot even tell that a screen protector is on.. lol