Quick Look: XGEAR Sentinel Tempered Glass Back Protector for Nexus 4

nexus 4 sentinel protector

If you read Droid Life on any sort of regular basis, then you know that I’m not the biggest fan of LG’s decision to go with glass on the back of the Nexus 4. In fact, I’ve broken two of them (one was an Optimus G) without knowing what happened. It’s still a mystery to this day. But since I love this damn phone, even with its lack of LTE, I’ve been on a constant lookout for something to protect its backside that doesn’t involve one of those terrible feeling plasticy, filmy, protectors (especially now that mine is white). The option now lives, thanks to our friends at XGEAR(more…)

Quick Look: Fantom 4 Tempered Glass Screen Protector for the Nexus 4

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The folks at XGEAR released their new tempered glass screen protector for the Nexus 4 last week called the Fantom 4. It’s their newest tempered glass protector in a long line that includes the Note 2, Galaxy S3, Galaxy Nexus, and Nexus 7. All signs point to this version being in high demand, as they have apparently sold through their initial stock in a short few days. They were kind enough to send me a review sample to share with DL, but are not expecting to see replenished stock until closer to the end of the month. Until that happens, let’s talk about this protector.  (more…)

Quick Look: Galaxy Note 2 Tempered Glass Screen Protector by XGEAR

Galaxy Note 2 Tempered Glass

We’ve covered a lot of tempered glass screen protectors over the last year. With displays growing in size by the month, protection has become more important than ever. Since tempered glass is the most popular solution at the moment because it offers the greatest level of strength, it only makes sense that we continue our coverage with the newest protector for one of the biggest displays in the business. Here is a quick look at the Voyager 2 screen protector from XGEAR for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2(more…)

Quick Look: XGEAR Tempered Glass Protector “Phantasm” for Nexus 7

Nexus 7 Tempered Glass Protector

Tempered glass screen protectors are all the rage these days. With displays becoming bigger and more beautiful, the last thing you want to see is a big scratch across one. The folks at XGEAR understand this and are leading the charge for tempered glass, having produced protectors for both the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Nexus. Their newest product brings that same level of 8H hardness, oil-resistant coating, beveled edges, and .4mm thickness to the beloved Nexus 7(more…)

Contest: Two Spectre Galaxy S3 Tempered Glass Screen Protectors From XGEAR Up for Grabs! [RAW] (Update: Winners Picked)

And in the last contest of our rapid fire hour, we have two Galaxy S3 tempered glass screen protectors to give away from the folks at XGEAR. This specific protector is called the Spectre, and will give your big beautiful GS3 screen more protection that you can probably imagine. We took a look at these glass protectors a few weeks back and have been told that improvements have been made. They can be finicky when applying, but once you get it right, it’ll feel just like your normal screen. Ready to win one?  (more…)

Second Look: XGEAR Fantom Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Galaxy Nexus [Contest Too] [RAW]

Today, we’re taking a second look at XGEAR’s tempered glass screen protector for the Galaxy Nexus, called the Fantom. We first took a look at these back in July when XGEAR was getting close to being on final samples and definitely noticed a couple of issues which they have told us have since been addressed. So as part of Reader Appreciation Week, we wanted to talk about our new impressions and then hand a couple of these $30 tempered glass protectors out to the best Android community on the planet.  (more…)

First Look: Tempered Glass Screen Protector for the Galaxy S3

The folks over at XGEAR sent us samples of their new Spectre and Fantom tempered glass screen protectors for both the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the Galaxy Nexus to test. Since tempered glass is all the rage in the screen protecting game these days, we know that many of you have been dying to get your hands on them. While XGEAR is signing off on final samples, with hopes of shipping to customers during the first week or so of August, they wanted us to show you all what the product is all about ahead of time.  (more…)