Once a new smartphone launch, it is usually a daunting task to get a well fitting screen protector. A case in point is when the Samsung Galaxy S7 was launched. Many of the people who bought it had to settle for screen protectors that were not made with the S7 in mind. The result was disastrous, and the screen protectors were not effective. With the launch of the S8, this does not have to be the case as there are already specially made screen protectors for it.
Finding the right screen protector that matches your preference and style should be a walk in the park now, as most were in the market long before the S8 was launched. These days, screen protectors come packed with technology; from the material used, to the features that they come with. Looking at the design of a screen protector and its features is the key to finding the best pick for your investment.
Best Samsung Galaxy S8 Screen Protectors in 2017
Screen protectors made with tempered glass are the favorites as things currently stand. They are made to be smudge proof, fingerprint proof and others go as far as being shatter proof. A combination of these features and many others ensures that your S8 screen is well protected and avoid any inconveniences that may affect your precious Samsung Galaxy S8. Here are the best screen protectors currently on the market.
- 10. Spigen Galaxy S8 for Samsung S8
- 9. PLESON S8 Screen Protector
- 8. Otckicks Glass Screen Protector
- 7. Trianium Soft Skin [2 Pack]
- 6. Maxboost Liquid Skin [2 Pack]
- 5. IQ Shield LiQuidSkin,
- 4.Invisible Defender [Full Coverage][2-Pack]
- 3. Yootech Galaxy S8 Screen Protector
- 2. iTURBOS Full-Screen 3D PET HD
- 1. ArmorSuit Friendly Military – Clear.
10. Spigen Galaxy S8 for Samsung S8
Spigen has a solid reputation for producing quality smartphone cases and now screen protectors. This is a user-friendly S8 protector that is easy to install and comes with a special Spigen bubble and rainbow-free capability. Installation tutorial videos are available on social media to make life even easier. This screen protector ensures a crystal clear view of your S8 which guarantees that you can navigate with ease and operate your phone comfortably.
- The screen protector has a flexible film that ensures it fits well with your S8, and this ensures no dirt or dust can penetrate and find its way into your screen. It is fingerprint resistant and also compatible with all S8 cases.
9. PLESON S8 Screen Protector
No installation experience is required when it comes to the Pleson S8 screen protector, affirming its simplicity when it comes to sliding it on your phone. Just to be sure though, there are instruction videos available from Pleson to ensure you get it right. It has been designed with a special adhesive that retains its sticky nature even when removed a number of times. This ensures that even though you do not slide the protector in the right way, you can still remove it and have another go at it.
- With time, most screen protector’s lift at the edges, but the Pleson S8 screen protector comes with a spray that can be applied to fix that situation. It also has bubble free capabilities.
8. Otckicks Glass Screen Protector
The Otckicks screen protector is made from tempered glass that protects your S8’s screen from damage such as scratches and in the event of an accidental fall. Specially made for the Samsung Galaxy S8, this screen protector ensures edge to edge coverage which makes sure every inch of your screen is taken care of. Made using heat bending technology, the Otckicks screen protector can easily bend to conform to any curve or contour found on the S8.
- The clarity that this screen protector offers in incomparable;99.9%, which means it will be difficult to tell if your S8 is screen protected. The oleophobic coating that comes with the screen protector guards your S8 against smudges such as those caused by oily substances and those generated by fingerprints.
7. Trianium Soft Skin [2 Pack]
Compatible with all S8 cases, the Trianium S8 screen protector is ultra-thin and is made using a TPU film. This also makes this screen protector very flexible, and when installed, it becomes one with your S8. The magic spray that comes with it ensures that the edges of the screen protector do not lift, and the wet installation mode makes sure the screen fits perfectly and firmly.
The screen protector can be removed, cleaned and reinstalled with ease, and still fit perfectly like when it was new. The material made to make the screen protector is shatter-proof, smudge-proof and anti-scratch proof. While most screen protectors take approximately 24 hours to dry up. Trianum screen protector takes only between 6-8 hours maximum, with no bubbles and no rainbow on your S8 screen.
6. Maxboost Liquid Skin [2 Pack]
The wet method is used to apply the Maxboost S8 screen protector, and this ensures it sticks firmly to your screen and stays there for longer. Made from Japanese TPU film, this screen protector ensures your S8 screen is well protected from scratches and stains. The pack comes with Maxboost Liquid skin screen protectors and all the tools required in sliding it on top of your screen perfectly.
- Since it comes with an adhesive, the film can be removed with ease, cleaned and put back. This screen protector also has HD capabilities giving you a clear view of your phone. This also comes in handy as it ensures that operating your S8 is convenient.
5. IQ Shield LiQuidSkin,
The IQ LiquidSkin screen protector comes in a lovely pack that contains a spray solution, squeegee, lint-free cloth, screen protector and installation instructions. The adhesive that comes with this screen protector makes it easy to slide on your S8, and it sticks perfectly. Sensitivity technology has been used to make the screen protector very sensitive to the touch. When installed, this screen protector blends perfectly and seamlessly with your phone. It is also durable and does not change color with age or when exposed to UV rays.
The optical transparency is top notch while the protector’s versatility allows it to bend and cover every contour, curve or bend on the Galaxy S8. The thin film that makes the IQ Shield screen protector is tough and does not scratch or entertain smudges.
4.Invisible Defender [Full Coverage][2-Pack]
The Ringke Invisible Defender is specially designed to fit the S8 like a glove thanks to the innovative technology used. It ensures that every curve and contour of the S8 is adequately catered for with full coverage. The front screen of the device is also fully taken care of thanks to this flexible property. The material used is high-quality Urethane, which is crystal clear to ensure excellent visibility of your phone. The cover film is composed of multi layers with touch sensitive technology which enables comfortable experience when using your S8.
Dirt and dust do not stand a chance with this screen protector as it is impenetrable while providing an HD view. With time, the protector does not fade and does not leave any glue residue when removed. The screen protector’s installation does not need the wet spray, and it does not interfere with the phone’s resolution.
3. Yootech Galaxy S8 Screen Protector
With the ability to be reinstalled lots of times if the first attempt does not work out, this Yootech Galaxy S8 screen protector also comes with instructions to make the installation easier. It comes with a spray that is able to eliminate edges that lift and makes them stick again. The screen has a 95% transparent rate which is quite high to enable you to operate your S8 comfortably.
- Self-healing technology has been used, which eliminates scratches immediately they appear. These include dust, oil and fingerprint smudges. The package comes with a lint cloth, squeegee, and well-documented instructions.
2. iTURBOS Full-Screen 3D PET HD
This S8 screen protector has been designed to be ultra-thin in order to maintain the sensitive touch ability of the S8. The protector’s thin film has been made from flexible material that is able to cover even the curved edges of the S8. The screen protector also has a specially designed coating which protects your screen from scratches, dust, scrapes and the normal wear and tear.
- It has a 99% transparency which also maintains your phone’s HD ability, and does not reduce the light transmitted by your screen. Due to its extreme thinness, it retains the sensitive touch ability of the phone and so it is easy to operate.
1. ArmorSuit Friendly Military – Clear.
As the name suggests, this screen protector provides an armor kind of protection for your S8’s screen. Tested to military standards, the ArmorSuit screen protector is hardy and robust, despite being designed to be ultra-thin. It is easy to install and very flexible as it can cover the edges and contours of the S8 without exposing a single inch. Even when exposed to UV rays, this protector does not yellow even with age.
- Due to the military standards testing, it has self-healing properties that eradicate minor scratches once they appear. It is optically clear and retains your phone’s original HD ability, in addition to being scratch proof and stain proof.
Apart from protecting your S8’s screen from accidents, most screen protectors also provide some level of privacy from prying eyes. They are designed in a way that only the person directly in front of the screen can clearly see the phones screen. The bright glare of your S8 will also be tremendously reduced, and this protects your eyes. The harmful effects of UV rays exposure do not affect an S8 screen which has a protector. These are also equally important properties and give you more reason to protect your Samsung Galaxy S8.