Today i'm going to take a look at the Ultra Crystal screen shield by Spigen SGP. I recently reviewed the Ultra Oleophobic screen shield by Spigen SGP and I want to do a little comparison between the two; check out the full review below.
Spigen SGP has been the top dog in the screen shield market and they are certainly proving this again with this product. I am a big fan of the oleophobic version and I have to say that the Ultra Crystal is an outstanding product as well. The product is absolutely crystal clear and does not degrade screen quality at all. I was surprised to find that the feel of the Ultra Crystal is not that much different than the bare glass. I've used a few different screen shields in the past and none have felt as smooth and glass-like as this one (the Ultra Oleophobic also had the same feel). The only complain I have about this product is the fact that fingerprints accumulate very quickly (unlike the Ultra Oleophobic version and of course nothing like the bare glass). I was surprised to find how easy the fingerprints were to wipe away with a microfiber cloth though.
Installation is typical of static cling style protectors and the cutouts are 100% spot on. With that being said, your install must be near perfect. I found that using the "taco-method" install worked perfectly and I was able to get mine installed perfectly in less than 30 seconds. The product is thicker than I expected and I tried to portray that below.
I've been using this product for almost a week now and it is totally scratch free despite my phone being laid screen side down and being taken in/out of my pocket a lot. Spigen SGP has once again released a winner of a product and is available for only $13.99. It is more expensive than cheap eBay screen shields of course but I guarantee you that the additional money is worth every penny.
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