[Review] Tech Armor Anti-Glare & Anti-Fingerprint Screen Protector for iPhone 5/5s (Video)

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A screen protector is essential for any device to keep its display free of any scratches. They can also reduce the amount of fingerprints and glare that you’d see. For the iPhone 5/5s, Tech Armor’s set of anti-glare & anti-fingerprint screen protectors are excellent for the money.

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They’re priced at just $6.95 for a pack of 3 from Tech Armor’s website as well as from Amazon (added bonus: eligible for Prime shipping!).

Included in the packaging is everything you need to have a successful screen protector installation. This includes the screen shields themselves, 4 pieces of “dust removal tape,” a microfiber cloth, a squeegee, and some instructions.

Installation is a breeze, but keep in mind that the key to a correct installation of a screen protector is to take your time, and try and again if things are too misaligned. Don’t worry much about the bubbles or debris that might be left under the screen shield, since you can use the dust removal tape (or any type of tape, for that matter) to lift the film up to grab the piece(s) of debris.

Tech Armor’s films are cut very well to fit the iPhone 5/5s, as well as the home button at the bottom. Compared to other screen protectors with top cutouts that are typically large or misshaped, the Tech Armor ones are perfect. There’s a small circular cutout for the front-facing camera, and a perfectly-sized cutout for the earpiece right below it.

In terms of reducing glare, these screen shields obviously do that. Generally, with anti-glare screen shields, they double at reducing fingerprints, which is also evident here. One thing to note, that many might not enjoy, is that the display clarity is reduced a bit. I’ve personally been a fan of these types of screen protectors for a long time, so it’s something that hasn’t bothered me in years.

Should you be looking for anti-glare/anti-fingerprint screen protectors for your device, whether it’s the iPhone 5/5s or something else, Tech Armor’s selection, pricing and simplicity is hard to pass up. Thanks to the value/affordability, picking up a pack of these screen protectors really is a no-brainer.

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