Updated: Jan 4, 2019
For those curved-screen devices like Note 9 and Huawei Mate 20 pro, some people may love and hate it’s curved edge at the same time. The display is absolutely sleek and beautiful, yet this is a confusing problem to choose the right tempered glass screen protector that can meet your expectation. Maybe you will get an answer after having read this article.
1. Adhesive Edges Tempered Glass Screen Protector
This type of screen protector only have glue on the edges which are used most commonly, also the price is not very high. You can apply it easily because the adhesive is just on the border of screen protector, allowing bubble free installation. However, it results in an unacceptable level of lost touch sensitivity because it leave the middle not sticky which is a major problem for the Adhesive Edges Tempered Glass Screen Protector.
Although “Dot Matrix” technology has been developed to help the screen protector touch the display to a point, it may end up with a “Rainbow Effect” owing to the failure to fully glued onto the display. What's more, it is neither waterproof nor dust-proof.
2. Full Adhesive Tempered Glass Screen Protector
Compared with the non-full-glue screen protector, Full glue version has higher sensitivity with comfortable touch feeling. However, the process requirement of making this type of screen protector is more technical which lead to higher price setting.
Normally, there are silk screen printed with black color on the edges to prevent bubble line of the screen edges.
Furthermore, there is a possibility that some bubbles will appear when you apply the screen protector, so the installation of full Glue tempered glass screen protector may sometime be a difficulty if you without any experience, but don’t worry, Applicator and bubbles Remover are normally as free gift to help install and press the bubble out.
3. UV Liquid Full Adhesive Tempered Glass Screen Protector
The advantage of this screen protector is Full Adhesive, no gaps, and edges to edges coverage without color and got layers. Yet, comparing to other version of screen protector, the difficulty of installing full glue one is the highest, for example, have to clean your cellphone screen, place the sticker over the hole in the handset , drop UV glue on the screen, and need the support of UV lamp for installation.
So, if you have limited experience for installation this type of screen protector, you may sometimes face a problem of glue overflows and remove the screen in trouble.
Actually, all the above tempered glass screen protector have Full Covered version and Case-friendly version.
Full Covered version: It normally can cover almost 95% of the phone screen which offer edge-to-edge protection for your entire screen. However, it may not compatible to all kinds of cases or covers. Also, as it covers nearly the entire screen, may increase the chance of edge lifting up problem.
Case-Friendly version: Small space at edge has been leaving in order to have an optimal fit when used in conjunction with a case. On the other, it has a slightly “light leak” problem.
Both version of tempered glass screen protector provide similar clear viewing and smooth touch feeling.