08-02-2013 11:24 PM
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  1. WPmunkey's Avatar
    For the 920 (and others that use GG 2) it is either the oil-phobic coating, sun light readability coating, or GG 2 is more scratch prone than the first generation. iirc the 1020 has GG 3 and that is supposed to be more scratch resistant.
    07-31-2013 05:44 PM
  2. Fade_z's Avatar
    For the 920 (and others that use GG 2) it is either the oil-phobic coating, sun light readability coating, or GG 2 is more scratch prone than the first generation. iirc the 1020 has GG 3 and that is supposed to be more scratch resistant.
    and is there an easy way to fix those scratches without buying a new screen?

    And how about deep scratches that you can feel with your nails?
    07-31-2013 06:34 PM
  3. Corey's Avatar
    I kind of side with the OP. The gorilla glass on my 920 doesn't seem as durable as the gorilla glass that was on my OG Droid. I beat the living crap out of that phone, and while the frame around the screen was scratched up, the glass always looked pristine. I never had a screen protector on it and only a very light Seidio case. By comparison, the frame of my 920 is gorgeous, but the screen is scratched to hell. I wasn't even sure if gorilla glass was on this phone.
    07-31-2013 07:37 PM
  4. Wazzim's Avatar
    GG2 scratches fast indeed but the scratches aren't as apparend when using the phone as with regular glass (anocdotal).
    07-31-2013 08:45 PM
  5. chucky's Avatar
    I hope GG 3 is more scratch resistant than GG 2.
    07-31-2013 10:54 PM
  6. Jonathan Piferrer's Avatar
    Meanwhile i'm waiting for my L920 screen protector arrives... Screen is beginning to get some small scratches

    Be careful with keys, and that kind of things... And FIRST OF ALL PUT A SCREEN PROTECTOR... Gorilla Glass 2 is not as trustable as it looks....!
    08-01-2013 06:30 AM
  7. Cheewii Poon's Avatar
    I don't get why people use screen protectors on their phones...screen protectors are made of plastic, and your screen is made of glass. Even normal non Gorilla glass is much stronger and harder than your plastic and ugly screen protector. Unless you're getting a really clear and almost invisible screen protector and you're going to be changing it everytime you get a scratch, i don't see why you would have a really scratched up plastic over your glass than an exposed glass with a few scratches.
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    08-01-2013 09:32 AM
  8. ejb222's Avatar
    I don't get why people use screen protectors on their phones...screen protectors are made of plastic, and your screen is made of glass. Even normal non Gorilla glass is much stronger and harder than your plastic and ugly screen protector. Unless you're getting a really clear and almost invisible screen protector and you're going to be changing it everytime you get a scratch, i don't see why you would have a really scratched up plastic over your glass than an exposed glass with a few scratches.
    Because even though the plastic protector gets scratched up, it helps prevent the screen from being scratched. Like a coat of wax on a car. Cheaper to replace the wax than repaint the car...cheaper to replace the plastic than the glass screen....I would hope...at least easier anyway.
    08-01-2013 09:48 AM
  9. Storl's Avatar
    It's not the glass that scratches, it's the Oleophobic coating that's reducing the visible fingerprints and make it easier to clean.
    If you want to protect it a bit, be sure to buy a screen protector that's also oleophopic for best result.
    08-01-2013 09:58 AM
  10. ejb222's Avatar
    It's not the glass that scratches, it's the Oleophobic coating that's reducing the visible fingerprints and make it easier to clean.
    If you want to protect it a bit, be sure to buy a screen protector that's also oleophopic for best result.
    yeah...noticed my first scratch today...the first is always the worst to take. Anyway...it's not that bad at all. I ran out to the dollar store and bought a GS3 protector for $1 until the armour guard one I ordered off Amazon comes in next week. Looks hideous right now...but better than scratches
    08-01-2013 12:16 PM
  11. chucky's Avatar
    yeah...noticed my first scratch today...the first is always the worst to take. Anyway...it's not that bad at all. I ran out to the dollar store and bought a GS3 protector for $1 until the armour guard one I ordered off Amazon comes in next week. Looks hideous right now...but better than scratches
    I have a few scratches on the screen, at this point, I really don't care about protecting the phone anymore.
    08-01-2013 12:21 PM
  12. WPmunkey's Avatar
    and is there an easy way to fix those scratches without buying a new screen?

    And how about deep scratches that you can feel with your nails?
    I don't know of any way to fix it. The only ways I would think it's possible is buffing them out (probably a bad idea) or some clear lacquer type liquid that could fill in the scratch.

    I have to say my HD2 has GG 1 and it had almost no scratches. I dropped it a few times, kept it in the same pocket as my keys, showed off by dragging a screwdriver across the glass. My HD7 had the same GG but somehow it scratched a little easier but very minor, shallow, short, hard to see scratches. My 920 has got some long deep ones that can be seen fairly easily.
    08-02-2013 01:42 AM
  13. ejb222's Avatar
    Do you think it's because of the black glass? Either the scratches are easier to see or for some reason the clear back is softer? I'll have to take a peak at my 900 again. I know i did get at least one deep scratch...probably from a piece of sand in my pocket...but I can't remember what the small scratch situation was like.
    08-02-2013 09:18 AM
  14. wheresmybeaver's Avatar
    Maybe because the screen was recessed but I had zero scratches on my HD7 in 2 years of ownership. I've used a 920 since December and I have 3 or 4 very fine diagonal scratches, probably from the buttons by the pockets of my jeans. They can only be seen in the right light but they're annoying all the same. I refuse to put any kind of cover or protector on my phones since they somewhat ruin the design!

    Sent from my Lumia 920 using Tapatalk
    08-02-2013 04:52 PM
  15. SahilShah's Avatar
    Try Ghost Armor, it makes scratches unnoticeable. It certainly worked for me.
    08-02-2013 11:24 PM
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