Best film and glass screen protectors for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus


Apple raised the prices for replacing a broken screen on your iPhone, and the new 8 and 8 Plus will set you back $149 and $169, respectively. That's twenty bucks more than what Apple used to charge for the screen swaps on its latest iPhones, so if you know you can't be bothered caring for your phone, better put a case on it... and a screen protector

Granted, Apple says it is using its toughest ever glass both for the screen cover layer, and for the chassis, but until drop tests definitely prove the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus hard nuts to crack, we'd put at least a film protector on their displays, and would advise to go with tempered glass for added protection and clarity. 

That's why we are rounding up a few of the better screen protectors you can find out there for your iPhone 8 or 8 Plus, so they can be protected from day one. As you can see, those little investments can save you at least $149 in the longer run.

Related phones

iPhone 8
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A11 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2390 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 1821 mAh(14h talk time)
iPhone 8 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A11 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2390 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2691 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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5 Comments

1. HKFoo

Posts: 14; Member since: Nov 21, 2013

Can we use iphone 7’s temper glass?

8. ibend2

Posts: 159; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

Of course apple didn't want that to happen... They always make sure the size is slightly different, so acc maker will need to pay new licensing fees.. (iPhone 8 is 0.1mm taller and 0.2mm wider than iPhone 7)

2. Avieshek unregistered

And with that, 3D-Touch wouldn't work. No wonder, it never took-off other than being a big gimmick in itself.

4. mikehunta727 unregistered

3D touch works perfectly normal with glass protector

7. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

What's this post even for? All iPhone's from 6,6S,7,8, are the same, so if there was a best screen guard for the iPhone 6 it will fit the same in the 8 ,4 years later as well xD

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