With the rising popularity of phablet-sized smartphones, protective screens are less of a luxury and more of a first line of defense. Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro Max — with its 6.5-inch, 2688 × 1242 pixel resolution OLED screen — is among the largest of iPhones, so you don’t want to leave it vulnerable to drops, bumps, and damaging impacts.
Though the iPhone has scratch-resistant glass with an oleophobic coating, a second layer of protection can’t hurt. Some screen protectors add “anti-theft” features that limit visibility for third parties, while most feature the 9H hardness rating, a basic scratch test using the hardest lead pencil point (9H) against the glass. Any substance harder than your screen will cause scratches to appear on your smartphone glass.
The thickness and hardness of glass screen protectors are designed to absorb the impact. If a drop damages your screen protector, simply remove it from your undamaged phone and replace it with a new screen. Glass screen protectors are especially effective because their appearance is similar to your phone’s original screen, allowing for vibrant colors and optical clarity. Here are a few good ones currently available.
This protector provides what Whitestone refers to as the four F’s: full coverage, full responsiveness, full clarity, and a full fix onto your iPhone 11 Pro Max. Its main claim to fame is that it repairs any minor cracks you may already have on your screen before applying the protector, helping the display to look flawless again. It also makes use of Whitestone’s own patented liquid optically clear adhesive (LOCA), providing what is arguably the strongest fit onto the iPhone 11 Pro Max of any screen protector currently available. It’s also very strong and highly transparent, so you can be sure to enjoy the normal vibrancy of your phone’s screen while also protecting it.
It may be a bit pricey compared to other glass protectors in its class, but InvisibleShield’s Glass+ Screen Protector offers a lot of protective tech for your iPhone and you. In addition to offering a precise, case-friendly fit for large screens, the surface has a smooth feel for easy navigation of all iPhone features. It has a specifically engineered tempered glass that resists impact, scratches, and smudging. An oil-resistant screen keeps your phone clean to enhance viewing clarity. The glass screen is coupled with a VisionGuard blue light filter alongside bacteria-fighting properties for permanent antimicrobial treatment. The company says the antimicrobial technology — embedded in the glass — kills nearly 100% of surface bacteria. The protective Eyesafe layer filters harmful high-energy visible (HEV) light from your phone’s screen to protect your eyes.
The Amuoc’s three-pack of laser-cut 2.5-D rounded edge 9H tempered glass protective covers provides the ultimate protection for your giant iPhone’s screen. It’s comfortable to use and easy to apply. The high-transparency cover offers high-definition clear viewing while the hydrophobic, oleophobic coating repels sweat, skin oils, and fingerprints. The glass covering is scratch-resistant and shatterproof to shield your screen from scratches and drops. It comes with an installation frame to assist with the application.
Supershieldz for the new Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max is an anti-spy, tempered glass screen protector. Made from high-quality, privacy tempered glass, your screen is visible only to the viewer directly in front of it. Anti-scratch and bubble-free, Supershieldz carries a 9H hardness rating while maintaining the phone’s inherent touch experience. Its 2.5-D rounded edge glass is comfortable in the hand, while its own hydrophobic and oleophobic coating acts to reduce sweat and fingerprints. The package includes two screen protectors.
Made of high quality, 0.33mm thick, premium tempered glass with rounded edges, the JETech screen protector is transparent, highly responsive to touch, and resists scratches up to 9H hardness. It leaves the iPhone’s glass dust-free, fingerprint-free, and bubble-free and easily installs with a single push.
This glass film screen protector offers reinforced technology and the 9H measure that protects your iPhone from unwanted scuffs and scratches from keys, coins, and other sharp or abrasive objects in your pocket. It provides 99% HD transparency with a smooth surface to preserve bright and clear image quality. Installation is easy because the protector self-expels air bubbles while automatically bonding with the screen. Coated with hydrophobic and oleophobic clear layers on the glass, it also protects against oil residue from fingerprints over the long-term.
This screen protector is specially constructed for the iPhone 11 Pro Max, measuring 0.3mm to provide durability and sensitivity. The glass shield enables a natural, quality viewing experience with its 99.9% transparency and high definition resolution. Double taps are a thing of the past with this screen protector with its incredible touchscreen sensitivity function.
This particular screen boasts a diamond-hard 9H surface rating from manufacturers. That essentially means it’s highly resistant to any kinds of scratches. Its oleophobic top layer also does a bit of heavy-lifting; Its technology works directly to fight against the appearance of fingerprints on your screen. The amFilm starter kit comes with an easy-installation frame, stickers to eliminate dust, wet wipes, and three glass screen protectors.
If you’re an iPhone 11 Pro Max owner, consider this screen protector specifically. Safety ratings label this screen protector with a 9H rating. Its durable tempered glass isn’t too difficult to apply, either. Use the included auto-alignment kit to place it on your iPhone. To give you an idea of size, this screen protector can fit with the Spigen iPhone case on your phone. Like most durable screen protectors on the market, the Spigen has an oleophobic layer, which prevents the buildup of fingerprints on your screen. These screen protectors come in a two-pack.
An iPhone’s screen tends to be the area of the phone that’s most prone to damage, whether it cracks, shatters, or scratches. A screen protector is crucial in helping keep that glass screen safe from drops, dirt, fingerprints, and more. We will say; this cover isn’t invincible. If you drop your iPhone 11 Pro Max from a great distance onto a concrete or other rigid surface, there’s no guarantee that even the most durable cases will save it. However, a tried and tested screen protector could increase your chances of keeping your device safe.
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