How to Protect Your Screen from Breaking

Moe from Mondo / 07-05-2021 / Tech news

We invest a good amount of money to have the latest and most intuitive smartphones. It’s no wonder then, that when something happens to these devices, we feel the blow deep down in our pockets, as well as our hearts. These beautiful yet fragile pocket computers are not immune to damage, especially when it comes to its most fragile area – the screen.

Phone screens are commonly damaged when phones are dropped. This can result in anything from a few scratches to a completely shattered screen, often causing a loss of functionality. To prevent this ghastly situation, let’s look at the top 6 ways to protect your precious screen

  1. Your screen deserves the best guard

A screen guard is your phone’s best form of protection. Sticking to your screen using static electricity, a screen guard absorbs the impact of a fall. It is designed to break so your screen does not, therefore it is advisable to stock up on these. Screen guards can be made from various materials such as tempered glass, hybrid film, and ultra-film. Each has its own unique advantages and offers maximum protection for your phone’s screen.

  1. All-round protection with flip cases

When used with a screen guard, flip cases offer a second layer of protection. It protects the entire phone and helps preserve the lifespan of your screen guard by reducing the amount of scratches it is exposed to.

  1. Phone covers take the fall

A phone cover is usually made from a rubbery material that protects the frame and the back of your phone. But what you may not know, is that phone covers help protect your screen in the event of a fall. Thanks to a concept known as screen clearance, distance is created between your screen and the surface your phone lands on, ensuring your phone never touches the ground – even when it lands face-down.

  1. Make your car a phone-safe zone

If your phone is not secured while driving, your screen will be prone to bumps especially when stopping or turning. The best way to protect your phone in this situation is to invest in a stand or holder allowing you to position the phone out of harm's way.

  1. Popsockets for better grip

Popsockets are both trendy and useful accessories that give you a better grip on your phone. These circular attachments work by sticking to the back of your phone, allowing you to easily wrap your fingers around it. This is especially needed for bigger phones as these have greater potential to slip and fall, causing screen damage.

  1. Out of pockets

Many people tend to keep their phone in their pocket, making it easier it to fall out when sit, run or even walk. This can cause damage to the phone as well as expose it to theft. It’s always better and more comfortable to keep your phone in a bag or pouch as you can move around freely without worrying about its safety.

Insure your phone for peace of mind

Your screen is an expensive part of your phone and can cost anything from R3 000 to R30 000 or more to fix when dealing with newer, more advanced models. This makes comprehensive phone insurance a necessity, as this will not only pay for your damaged screen but cover your entire phone in the event of theft or loss.

At Mondo Shop, we not only find you the best deals on smartphones and other devices, we also have a range of phone accessories that will protect your screen and keep your phone looking smarter for longer. Check out our screen protectors and phone covers here and find the best way to protect one of your most valuable possessions.

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