Have you bought an expensive smartphone recently? Perhaps the iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, or the Samsung Galaxy Note 3? If so, you may be looking for a screen protector, the thin pieces of plastic designed to minimize the chance of scratching the display. However, if covering your pricey piece of technology in a $2 piece of plastic just doesn’t seem right, then take a look at Armorz newest solution.
It’s called the Stealth Extreme Lite, and it’s a screen protector for the aforementioned smartphones, except rather than being made of plastic, it’s super thin tempered glass. It measures 0.2mm thick, so it won’t be like fitting double glazing to your phone, which is the same thickness as the popular Zagg InvisibleShields. Armorz claims it has an 8H hardness, and although it’s not stated, this will probably be pencil hardness rather than Mohs scale hardness.
Like the screen on your phone, the Stealth Extreme Lite screen protector has an oleophobic coating to prevent smudges and fingerprints from gathering, and also making it easier to clean. Unusually, it’s attached to your phone with a silicon adhesive, which Armorz says ensures the protector doesn’t bubble or lift at the edges. Don’t worry, it won’t interfere with touchscreen sensitivity either.
So, how much does it cost? The Extreme Stealth Lite is $35, which is a lot more than your average screen protector, but it should do a better job of protecting the screen. Armorz will sell the Lite for the iPhone and Galaxy Note 3 through Amazon, but at the time of writing they’ve yet to go on sale.