Best Samsung Galaxy S21+ screen protectors  01/25/2021 13:58:00  4

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Best Samsung Galaxy S21+ screen protectors

TheGalaxy S21 series has been announced and some early S21 adopters may have even registered for the preorder already.

There are some big changes this year. Samsung took a page from Apples book and went for flat displays in the Galaxy S21 and S21+, leaving the sexy curves exclusive to the Galaxy S21 Ultra model. Furthermore, the ultra-premium variant features S-Pen support for the first time, maybe in a bid to replace the Note series (although Samsung is launching a Galaxy Note 21 model this year, so were talking about a smooth phase-out if theres one).

UPDATE: Pre-order the Galaxy S21+ from the major retailers and

The term best is subjective to some extent but over the years this spot has been occupied by ZAGG products. The Glass Elite series is our all-time favorite, as it offers one of the most complete screen protection options on the market. ZAGGs top model - the Glass Elite VisionGuard+ - combines various levels of protection. You get the ion-exchange tempered aluminosilicate glass itself, which stands at the top of the tempered glass food chain, regarding durability and scratch-resistance.

Then comes the antimicrobial protection - the Glass Elite VisionGuard+ Galaxy S21 screen protector has a special coating that kills up to 95% of human coronavirus and up to 99.9% of Staph and E. coli surface bacteria on your screen. Last but not least, theres the VisionGuard+ tech - it filters harmful high-energy visible (HEV) light and protects your eyes. If you want the absolute best for your Galaxy S21+, get this one.

ZAGG - InvisibleShield GlassFusion+

Personal privacy became a significant consideration in the past few years. With big tech companies leaking personal data left and right, its really hard to feel safe in the modern tech world. Maybe thats one of the reasons why privacy screen protectors have been on the rise lately. They use clever but old and simple technology to do their magic - a special polarization layer that makes the display unreadable when viewed from a certain angle.

Galaxy S21 Plus Privacy Screen Protector Easy Install] Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus / S21+ 5G (6.7-inch)

You can get screen protectors with this option from almost every big manufacturer, including ZAGG, Belkin, Insignia, and more. Some of them are not yet available as the Galaxy S21 Plus has just been announced. Once they publish their privacy protectors for the Galaxy S21+, we will make sure to include the best of them here. Keep in mind that there are some caveats to choosing a privacy protector, though. If you put a polarization layer on your screen, youll need to look at it dead-on straight, otherwise, the image will be far from perfect. Theres also some brightness loss (nothing major) and funny image artifacts may occur. If you frequently access sensitive information on your phone, though, the aforementioned drawbacks are a small price to be paid for the additional peace of mind.

Flexible polymer screen protectors can make life a lot easier when it comes to curved displays. Now, the display of the Galaxy S21+ is flat, so any installation advantages over tempered glass screen protectors are negated. There are still merits to the plastic screen protector design. First, some models offer clever self-healing coatings, which can eradicate light scratches over time. The next big advantage is the price, of course. 

Of course, big brands also offer flexible screen protectors and OtterBox is one example. You can get the Alpha Flex Galaxy S21+ screen protector, and although it's a bit more expensive, you're getting the quality of a major brand and no nasty surprises. The Alpha Flex is strong, easy to install, and features a special crystal coating that makes it really tough to scratch.

Tempered glass has been the most popular option when it comes to screen protectors, and for quite some time, too. Its not surprising at all, given the fact that these screen protectors offer great hardness and scratch resistance at moderate prices. Basically, its almost like you put another glass on top of your screen. With the flat display of the Galaxy S21+, tempered glass protectors are as easy to install as plastic ones, another reason to opt for this kind of protection.

TQLGY 3 Pack Screen Protector Compatible with Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G - 6.7 inch 3 Pack Camera Lens Protector Compatible with Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G, Tempered Glass [Fingerprint Support] [Easy Installation Frame]

Variety is the other key factor with tempered glass protectors. They come in different designs, with different features and extras. Some sport black borders and cover the whole front of the phone, others have a cutout or a notch for the selfie camera, not to mention the different coatings and glass treatments available.

Dome Glass Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus Screen Protector, Full HD Clear 3D Curved Edge Tempered Glass

There's only one company that offers this cool option - Gadget Guard. Its Black Ice Flex screen protectors wont chip or crack like traditional glass screen guards but in case they do - you'll get up to $250 to replace a screen damaged. Engineered by integrating five distinct layers, each layer performs an essential function of protection while maintaining clarity. The glass-like nano-technology surface provides reactive touch response for sensitivity, rapid fingerprint scans and stylus compatibility. Each guard is designed to fit the phone perfectly.



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