Looking for a new smartphone that's big, powerful, and crammed with some of the latest and greatest tech you can find? The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra fits the bill perfectly. The massive Dynamic AMOLED 2X 6.8-inch display is gorgeous, and it's backed up by some top-tier flagship power, an incredible 200-megapixel main camera, and more next-generation features than you can shake a stick at.
But your screen is your portal into your S23 Ultra's world, so keeping it safe and scratch-free is important. If you want to stop your display from accumulating dirt, scratches, and even — heaven forbid — cracks, a screen protector is a very good idea. Thankfully, there are a lot of great options, from thin and lightweight film covers to hardened tempered glass. Here are the best Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra screen protectors.
Looking to finish your protection? Make sure to grab a Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra case as well.
Bodyguardz ECO PRTX Screen Protector
Best advanced Galaxy S23 Ultra screen protector
- Great protection
- Impeccable eco credentials
- Installation tray for easy install
- Very expensive
Bodyguardz is always on the bleeding edge of screen protector technology, and the ECO PRTX is its most advanced protector yet. Made from synthetic glass, the ECO PRTX is one of the only glass screen protectors that's guaranteed not to chip or crack at all, with the company also claiming it to be three times stronger than your device's screen. Bodyguardz claims it feels just like your device's glass, and won't change your touch responsiveness at all. This is backed up by some amazing ecological credentials, including being the world’s first TUV Green Mark Product-certified screen protector. Even the installation tray is biodegradable, so you don't have to worry at all about it hanging around for millions of years after you're done with it.
What's the downside? Well, it's up there in a big red button: the price. It's a lot for a single screen protector, even one that's guaranteed not to break. But heck, if you can justify it (and you did just spend four figures on a smartphone, so good protection is a good idea), then its hard to get better than this.
Spigen Neo Flex Film Protector - Twin Pack
Best film Galaxy S23 Ultra screen protector
- Good scratch protection
- Wet installation for close fit
- Oleophobic coating
- Not as strong as glass
Spigen is one of those big names it's worth buying your entire protective suite from, as Spigen cases and screen protectors will work together flawlessly. This Neo Flex screen protector will pair well with a good slim case, as it adds a similar level of good protection, without adding additional thickness or reducing the usability of your device. It's film, so it won't offer as much strength as glass, but it makes up for that by offering good scratch protection and an oleophobic coating with a slimness that's barely noticeable.
It's a twin pack, so there's a spare if something goes wrong, and the wet installation method means there's less chance of it lifting away over time. There's no install tray, though, which is a shame, as many protectors come with those useful tools these days.
Whitestone Dome Glass Screen Protector -- Twin Pack
Best rugged Galaxy S23 Ultra screen protector
- Super-strong bond
- Strong protection
- Can stop existing damage from worsening
- Extensive process to fit
There's no screen protector quite like Whitestone's Dome Glass, and it's the protector of choice for those who want to make sure their phone has an unbeatable bond between device and protector. The key is the installation process, which injects a layer of liquid adhesive between the phone and protector. That adhesive is cured with a UV lamp, creating a strong bond that doesn't reduce responsiveness or clarity, and has the added bonus of filling in existing cracks or chips and stopping them from worsening. The glass protector is strong and resistant, and it should be protected against most hazards.
However, that process is also fairly long and fiddly, meaning there's a lot more to this protector than just lowering it into place. You'll need to make sure to put some time aside to sort this out. But once it's done, it's an almost unbeatable screen protector for the Galaxy S23 Ultra.
Otterbox Alpha Flex Blue Light Guard Film Protector
Best eye comfort Galaxy S23 Ultra screen protector
- Protects from blue light
- Antimicrobial coating
- Promises "greater than glass" protection
Thanks largely to the ubiquitous Defender case, Otterbox is easily one of the biggest names in cases, if not the biggest. But did you know it also makes screen protectors? The Alpha Flex is one of Otterbox's best screen protectors, and it offers a lot — even if it asks a lot in return. The Alpha Flex Blue Light Guard is made from a combination of plastics that feels like glass, absorbs shocks from bumps and drops, and absolutely won't shatter. It's for these reasons Otterbox claims it offers "greater than glass" protection. It has an antimicrobial and oleophobic coating to keep it clean, plus a built-in blue light filter to stop blue light from disrupting your body clock late at night.
On the flip side, it's extremely expensive and only comes in a single pack. That's mitigated slightly by the installation kit that cuts down dramatically on application mistakes, as well as the strong protection, which should hopefully mean you won't need a replacement anyway. It's still a steep price to pay for a screen protector, but if you're happy to pay it, this is some exceptional protection.
Skinomi MatteSkin Anti-glare Film Screen Protector -- Twin Pack
Best anti-glare Galaxy S23 Ultra screen protector
- Glare protection from strong lights
- Self-healing and anti-yellowing treatment
- Good thin protection
- Glass would offer more protection
The Galaxy S23 Ultra gets very bright, but if you're worried about strong lights obscuring your vision, or spending a lot of time outdoors, you can get a screen protector to help. Skinomi's MatteSkin is a variant of its popular TechSkin film that offers a matte coating to help cut down on glare, making it easy to see your screen, even when under the strongest lights.
The thin film isn't as protective as glass, but it's thinner, cheaper, and still protects against scratches, dirt, and grime. It's a good price too, and you get two in the pack, so you have a replacement if one gets dirty — or you have a mishap while applying it. It's a good film option that's great if you often find yourself squinting at phone screens.
Official Samsung Film Screen Protector — Twin Pack
Best official Galaxy S23 Ultra screen protector
- Official Samsung product
- Excellent clarity and sensitivity
- Easy to install thanks to included tools
- Film doesn't offer the same protection as glass
Where else to go for your screen protection but the manufacturer of your new device? Samsung offers this double pack of screen protectors for the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, and it's a great place to start. While not the cheapest option around, Samsung's high quality is assured, and it comes in a dual pack, so you have a spare in case of installation woes.
Not that it's difficult to install, though, thanks to the included installation tools. It's tough and strong for a film and should ward off most scratches, dirt, and grease — though you'll want a glass protector if you're especially worried about drops and bumps. Film's real advantage is it's extremely clear and very thin, and Samsung's own screen protectors provide that, and then some. A great choice.
Ringke Privacy Dual Easy Film Screen Protector
Best privacy Galaxy S23 Ultra screen protector
- Privacy filter
- Self-healing properties
- Film isn't as protective as glass
- Reduces viewing angles
The Galaxy S23 Ultra's big screen can display a lot, but the downside is it's easily visible to people around, making things a bit awkward if you're banking or doing anything with sensitive information. While there are things you can do to hide your data from prying eyes, screen protectors like this one from Ringke can help a lot.
It has a privacy filter, so your screen fades out to black when viewed from angles other than straight on. The film won't protect very well against drops, but it's lightweight and thin, and it'll protect against dirt and scratches. The self-healing properties also mean it'll heal small scratches, keeping your device looking newer for longer. The wing design folds around your device, protecting against it lifting away with use, and it's easy to install as well. A great option if privacy is a concern, but keep in mind it will reduce viewing angles, making it harder to share videos or images with large groups of people.
Olixar Full Cover Tempered Glass Screen Protector
Best thin Galaxy S23 Ultra screen protector
- Tough tempered glass
- Transparent and thin
- No risk of bubbles
- Only one in the pack
It may seem odd to protect your phone by adding more glass to glass, but it really does work. By attaching itself to your phone screen, a glass screen protector can protect against scratches and dirt, and if a fall does happen, the protector will often absorb the destructive energies of the fall instead of your display, effectively making it a sacrificial guardian for your phone. Sure, the protector will crack, but that's better than your phone cracking.
Olixar's Full Cover is a great basic glass protector, being made of tempered 9H glass, and it has an anti-shatter film, so the glass won't shard outwards if it does crack, making it safe to keep using even after a minor break. It's thin, has a 95% light penetration ratio, and it's easy to install too. And since it's glass, it won't bubble.
SuperShieldz High Definition Film Protectors — Twin Pack
Best value Galaxy S23 Ultra screen protector
- Great price
- Twin pack
- Thin but protective
- Other options could be more protective
Cheap but effective products have a value all their own, and that's exactly what SuperShieldz is offering here. This twin pack of flexible TPU protectors will do well at protecting against dirt, dust, smudges, and scratches, even if it's not likely to offer much protection against drops and falls. It's super-thin, though, and has an excellent touch sensitivity that won't impact touch accuracy or your ability to see your screen.
The fact it's a twin pack means you have a replacement in case anything happens to your first protector, and it's a bargain price, so you're not breaking the bank either.
Armorsuit MilitaryShield Film Protector with Carbon Fiber Skin
Best complete Galaxy S23 Ultra screen protector
- All-around protection
- Thin and stylish
- Free replacements
- Not worth it if you have a case
- Film protection is less than glass
A screen protector is often just one aspect of your protection, and we'd always recommend a protective case to really amp up your phone's durability. But not everyone wants a case, and in those instances, a skin might be a fun addition to your phone. This screen protector from Armorsuit also comes with a black carbon fiber-style skin to attach to your new phone, and while it's not particularly protective, it'll protect against scratches and dirt in the same way a film screen protector would.
The protector is made from TPU, so it has self-healing qualities, as well as resistance to dirt and scratches. Like all film protectors, it won't be as durable as glass, but it's still a good option if you want something thin and unobtrusive. Armorsuit also offers free replacements, so if this protector peels off, gets damaged, or is installed badly, Armorsuit will send you another one, free of charge.
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