The Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max has become the star of Apple's new iPhone lineup. While the basic iPhone range is the one getting the major upgrades this year, there's a lot to set the Pro Max aside from the rest. It's the largest and most powerful iPhone you can buy, and it's also the only iPhone equipped with Apple's new periscope zoom lens that's capable of a 5x optical zoom. If you're looking for the biggest, most powerful, most capable iPhone money can buy, it's the iPhone 15 Pro Max.
But though it's powerful, it doesn't have durability to match. Apple's Ceramic Shield is strong, yes, but it won't help your precious phone if it drops onto concrete or an unforgiving hardwood floor. A cracked or broken display is the sort of damage that sends shivers down a phone owner's spine, and if that describes you, you'll want to take whatever steps you can to keep your phone safe. A good, solid screen protector can help to save your new phone from scratches, dirt, cracks, and breakages. Here are the best Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max screen protectors you can buy, with options for all needs and budgets.
Speck ShieldView Goof Proof Glass Protector
The best easy-install iPhone 15 Pro Max screen protector
- Goof Proof install tray
- Strong aluminosilicate glass protection
- MicroBan antimicrobial coating
Screen protectors can be tricky to apply, and if you've had trouble putting them on your phone before, then you'll want to consider this protector from Speck. Speck includes a "Goof Proof" install tray with this protector, giving you a simple guide to follow to make sure the protection is firmly applied to your phone. It's a strong protector too, using aluminisilicate glass to provide strong resistance against scratches, breakages, and even hazards as simple as dirt or grime. A coating of Microban antimicrobial treatment reduces stain and odor-causing bacteria by 99%, keeping it cleaner for longer. All of these amazing features does mean it's an expensive piece of kit, sure, but it comes with a one year warranty.
Ringke Full Cover Glass Protector
The best cheap glass iPhone 15 Pro Max screen protector
- Good glass protection
- Full adhesive
- Easy install tool
- Not the strongest glass
While film has its uses, it's glass you should look to when you're looking to protect your phone's screen. However, really great glass protectors can get very expensive, which are often justified, given their range of strong features. Thankfully, you don't have to spend a lot to get a great screen protector, as Ringke's Full Cover Glass proves. It's made from hardened tempered glass, which isn't as strong as the aluminosilicate glass you'll get in more expensive options, but it's still protective enough for the price. Installation is a cinch, thanks to the install jig included, and the full adhesive means there are no air gaps between the protector and your display. At this price, it's an excellent grab.
UAG Shield Plus Glass Protector
The best glass iPhone 15 Pro Max screen protector
- Double-strengthened tempered glass
- Anti-glare properties
- Good install kit
While not using aluminosilicate glass, UAG's Shield Plus is almost as strong. It features double-strengthened tempered glass that's strong enough to withstand scratches and bumps alike, and should do a great job at keeping your device safe from harm. But it's not all about strength. It's sized to fit UAG's range of cases, obviously, but also comes with an anti-fingerprint and anti-glare coating that keeps distractions out of your view, whether they're oily smears or distracting glare The edges have even been reinforced to stop them from chipping. There's an install kit too, so you can be sure you're able to easily apply this right out of the box. It's certainly on the more expensive side, but quality costs.
InvisibleShield Glass XTR3 Protector
The best premium glass iPhone 15 Pro Max screen protector
- Aluminosilicate glass protection
- Built-in blue light filter and anti-glare
- Includes recycled glass
- Very expensive
InvisibleShield's Glass XTR3 is very expensive, yes, but it's also amongst the most impressive glass screen protectors you can buy. We'll start with the strength: It's made from aluminosilicate glass that's been further strengthened with Hexiom impact-absorbing technology, which InvisibleShield claims makes it 10x stronger than regular glass screen protectors. That strength is joined by anti-glare protection, and a built-in blue light filter that stops harmful blue light from your display reaching your eyeballs. There's an antimicrobial coating too, and even a special coating to make the surface feel super-smooth. There's a limited lifetime warranty too, which helps to justify the high price, though we'd argue the large amount of features does just that.
Whitestone Dome Glass UV Cured Glass Protector
The best iPhone 15 Pro Max screen protector for a cracked screen
- Secures broken screens when applied
- Strong glass protection
- Extremely close fit
- Complicated install process
Broken screens happen; there's no shame in admitting it. A screen protector can help stop breakage from happening, but can it do something to help stop further damage as well? Turns out some can, like Whitestone's Dome Glass. Because this glass protector is fixed in place with a liquid adhesive, the protector's glue seeps into your screen's broken glass. When cured with the included UV lamp, the adhesive sets hard, sealing up cracks and stopping them from spreading further.
But this protector isn't just for broken screens, as that same adhesive also makes sure it works well to protect pristine screens, keeping them safe from cracks and dirt while giving as close a fit as it's possible to get. Sure, the process to put it on your phone is extensive, but it's worth the time and effort.
Tech Armor Film Protector — Quad Pack
The best cheap film iPhone 15 Pro Max screen protector
- Multi-pack for value
- Decent protection against scratches and dirt
- Easy to apply and replace
- Not as protective
Sometimes value has a, well, value all its own. If you just need some cheap screen protection that'll guard against scratches, grime, and dirt, and want a bunch of replacements to go with them, then look no further. These film protectors from Tech Armor aren't anywhere near as protective as even regular glass would be, but they're thin, provide decent protection, and come in a big pack that means you have plenty to go around. Perfect if you're expecting your screen to get grimy in a short period of time — for instance, if you're in a very dusty environment — these allow you to rip off a grimy protector and slap on a new one in no time at all. Cheap, very cheerful, and worth having in your bag.
Mous Hybrid Glass Film Protector — Twin Pack
The best film iPhone 15 Pro Max screen protector
- Great hybrid solution
- Twin pack for value
- Impact absorbing and shatterproof
- Not as protective as pure glass
Fil and glass both have their advantages, and it can be tough to pick between them. Mous' Hybrid Glass means you don't have to. The Hybrid Glass is a clever combination of the two materials, giving you a blend with elements of the best of both. The Hybrid Glass protector is flexible and shatterproof like film, while also imbuing some of the strength and protection glass is known for. Oil and smudge resistance is also built in, and it's also resistant against scratches and scuffs. Install is easy, thanks to the guidance kit, and it's a twin pack too, helping to justify the somewhat high price.
SuperShieldz Anti-Glare Glass Protector — Twin Pack
The best cheap anti-glare iPhone 15 Pro Max screen protector
- Anti-glare on a budget
- Tough tempered glass
- Twin pack value
- Not as protective as more expensive options
We've all been there; you're out and about, and spot something amazing. You go to take a picture of it, but oh no — the bright sunlight means you're having to squint at your phone's screen, unable to clearly make out what you're seeing. An anti-glare screen protector can help to fix that, and these protectors from SuperShieldz are a great cheap way to protect against strong lights. The tempered glass isn't as strong as more expensive options, but it's still serviceable as protection, and it has an oleophobic coating to stop smudges and fingerprints from accumulating on your display. There's also two in the pack, meaning even more value.
Tech21 Impact Glass Anti-Glare Protector (With Camera Protector)
The best anti-glare iPhone 15 Pro Max screen protector
- Strong protection that specializes in impact resistance
- Anti-glare properties
- Camera protector included
- Very expensive
If you're serious about your protection and really want to cut out that sunlight glare at the same time, then check out Tech21's Impact Glass protector. It's very expensive, landing amongst the premium protectors we love, but it has a bunch of different features that make it worthwhile. Its strength is specialized to resist the impact of drops and other shocks, and there's also a protector for your camera lenses too, keeping that glass safe from scratches and damage. The anti-glare filter does exactly what you'd expect and cuts down on reflections, and it also has antimicrobial coatings and strong scratch-resistance too.
Tech Armor Privacy Glass Protector
The best cheap privacy iPhone 15 Pro Max screen protector
- Privacy protection
- Good glass protection
- Limited lifetime warranty
- Cuts down on viewing angles
- Could be stronger
If you're anything like us, your phone contains your entire life, so you need to take your privacy seriously. This protector from Tech Armor can help to ensure your privacy is kept well defended, using a very simple fade. The Tech Armor Privacy protector is only visible from a select number of angles, meaning it's fully visible from front-on, but gradually fades out to black when viewed from an angle. This does restrict your viewing angles (by design, really), so it's harder to show people videos, and it does mean your screen is a little dimmer than without, but it's also the best way to keep your banking information or private messages really, well, private. It also benefits from having good protection, and while not as strong as some other protectors, it's still strong enough.
Spigen GLAS.tR Privacy Protector — Twin Pack
The best privacy iPhone 15 Pro Max screen protector
- Quality Spigen protection
- Privacy shield
- Pairs well with a Spigen case
- Reduces viewing angles
Spigen is one of the best known names for phone accessories, and its screen protectors are amongst some of the best you can buy. The privacy-focused GLAS.tR protector may not be the cheapest option out there for a privacy filter, but it makes up for that with a twin pack, install tray, and some great durability. It's made from tempered glass, which isn't the toughest around, but it's still tough enough to do the job. The privacy filter is a standard two-way filter, and fades out to black in a portrait orientation, and while it has all the usual issues with privacy filters, it's a small sacrifice to make for data safety.
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