The 12 Best Screen Protectors for Nearly Every Kind of Phone, According to Amazon Shoppers

From the iPhone 12 Max to the Galaxy Note 20, they’ve got you covered.
By Tess Garcia
December 29, 2020
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A phone screen protector may not be the most exciting purchase you’ll ever make, but it’s certainly one you won’t regret. After all, the COVID-19 pandemic has led many of us to spend more time on our devices—and even if you’re using your tech productively, that means more potential for screen-shattering accidents. 

Whether you’re a self-proclaimed klutz or have yet to crack a phone in this lifetime, you have nothing to lose by giving a screen protector a go. Many top-quality options will cost you less than $20 and are so thin that they won’t compromise your touchscreen experience. 

But what distinguishes a good screen protector from a great one? We scoured Amazon’s customer reviews in search of an answer. From what we can tell, price, compatibility with cases, and ease of installation all play a substantial role. Including multiple protectors in a single pack doesn’t seem to hurt, either. 

We’ve rounded up 12 of the best screen protectors for the most popular smartphones on the market, taking into account affordability, thickness, and ratings from shoppers. All are made from scratch- and shatterproof tempered glass, and they’re available for purchase on Amazon. 

These are the best screen protectors for the iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, and Google Pixel:

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$16; amazon.com

The iPhone 12 Pro only came out recently, but this screen protector multipack has already earned a reputation for including everything one could need for a seamless installation process. “Along with the three glass screen and two camera protectors, it includes wet wipes, dry microfiber cloths, dust-removal stickers, and this dust-remover ‘stick’ that I haven’t seen before, but using them all, I was able to apply the screen protector with no dust getting under the glass,” one customer wrote. “The glass protector for the camera fits on snug like a puzzle piece.”

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$8; amazon.com

The 1.4-millimeter margins on each of these screen protectors make them compatible with nearly every iPhone 12 Mini case out there. The protector’s tempered glass features a coating to repel sweat, oil, and other residues from fingerprints, but it’s still so thin and touch-sensitive that you’ll forget it’s there. The brand is so confident in its effectiveness that you’ll receive a full refund if you observe any air bubbles or scratches. 

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$8 (was $16); amazon.com

Beyond being on sale for half price, these screen protectors offer a host of features that make them a must-buy for iPhone 11 owners. The rounded-edge protectors are case-friendly, 99.99 percent touchscreen accurate, and come equipped with an installation guidance frame. It certainly doesn’t hurt that they’ve received the approval of more than 92,000 satisfied shoppers. 

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$8; amazon.com

This 3-pack of protectors holds the title of Amazon’s best-selling phone screen protector, and one look at its reviews section makes it easy to see why. The $8 set has raked in over 108,000 five star ratings—yes, you read that right—due to its fuss-free, shatterproof design. “Took a fall and dropped my phone three days after installing the screen protector. My phone was perfect, even though I hit the ground hard,” said one reviewer. The protectors are compatible with the iPhone 11 as well. 

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$12; amazon.com

Thousands of customers call these the most user-friendly screen protectors they’ve ever purchased. “Read the instructions which are pretty much the same as every other screen protector I’ve used—clean the screen with the wipe, remove the back film from the protector and…here’s the difference…simply line up and place.” wrote one shopper. “The protector actually adheres itself without the need to smooth out, and NO AIR BUBBLES!” What’s more, your phone’s screen will remain just as responsive to touch after installing.  

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$11; amazon.com

Rest assured that the Uiytraesting screen protectors won’t change the way you use your phone. Not only are they compatible with the Galaxy Note 10’s fingerprint sensor, but the protectors feature slightly curved edges to fit your phone like a glove. They’re thin enough to be used with a case, and the included camera lens protectors are icing on the cake.

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$12; amazon.com

These Galaxy S20 screen protectors are case-friendly while still providing maximum defense against cracks and scratches. The pack comes with one completely transparent protector and one tinted version, which makes your phone’s display visible only to those directly in front of it. Thrikgold offers a lifetime warranty, too, so you’ll receive a full refund or product replacement on the off chance that you’re not satisfied with your purchase. 

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$13; amazon.com

With more than 9,500 perfect ratings to its name, it’s no wonder this screen protector pack has become an Amazon’s Choice item for “Galaxy S10 screen protector.” The design is so thin that you’ll still be able to use the S10’s fingerprint ID capabilities after installing. Plus, the set comes with two wet and dry cleaning wipes, and even a complimentary screen cleaning sticker.

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$13; amazon.com

This multipack stands out for including as many camera lens protectors as it does screen protectors. The lens protectors use electrostatic adsorption technology to cover your phone’s camera as tightly as possible, meaning your photo and video quality won’t be compromised in the process. And with a thickness of just 0.26 millimeters, the screen protector is as subtle and effective as they come. 

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$9; amazon.com

Over 3,000 Amazon shoppers agree that this pack of four screen protectors is worth your while. The ultra-slim design—just 0.3 millimeters—ensures that your Pixel will maintain its original response sensitivity, while anti-fingerprint properties and high transparency allow for the clearest possible viewing experience. “There are no gaps present anywhere around the perimeter of the screen. There are no bubbles. It just fits perfectly,” said one shopper. “The included plastic alignment tool works like a charm. It takes all the stress out of getting the screen protector perfectly centered.”

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$9; amazon.com

Specifically designed for the 5.8-inch Google Pixel 4a, these protectors are made from top-grade 9H glass to prevent even the smallest scruffs and scratches. The multipack also comes with an alignment frame to help you properly install your screen protector, which will leave no signs of residue when removed. Since this model only covers the flat portion of the screen, you can keep your phone in your favorite case without difficulty.  

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$7; amazon.com

These screen protectors for the Pixel 3a feature a hydrophobic and oleophobic coating to prevent sweat and fingerprints from reaching your display. Anti-scratch, bubble-free, and made with discreet rounded edges, you’ll soon forget that you’re using them altogether. With more than 2,000 five-star ratings and a mere $7 price tag, they’re guaranteed to be worth your while.