Should I use screen protectors with my 3DS?

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  1. diowolf
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    diowolf Advanced Member

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    Some people say they're worse than pointless.

    If I should.

    I should only with one screen right?
     
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    Something whatever Gazer of the East

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    I think you should. It doesn't cause any problems at all. It just kep your Screens from getting scratched
     
  3. diowolf
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    diowolf Advanced Member

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    Even the top one? Won't it reduce its quality and maybe 3D won't be as good?
     
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    Something whatever Gazer of the East

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    No way! It really. I have SP's on both my N3DSXL and O3DS and the 3D works fine.
     
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  5. puss2puss

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    honestly go for the hori screens! i use them on two 3ds and used on vita to, and you wont even notice its there, its extremely thin you wont even see a difference. hori makes the best ones, you wont regret it for sure! and yes it comes for both the up screen and bottom.
     
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  6. sweis12

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    Hey, does your bottom screen protector scratch with even the stylus? I got one that scratches with every swipe of the stylus.
     
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    Nope not at all.. or else i would have asked a refund :P
    I use the stylus a lot for painting in art academy and theres no scratch at all.
     
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    sweis12 GBAtemp Maniac

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    I got mine for 99c on ebay. I was really happy that I got both protectors on without any bubbles only to relises a plastic stylus scratched the shit out of it. I guess I will order some hori
     
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    Oh ok.. yah you should definitly go for the hori ones.. it comes with both screens.
    This is the one i use HERE
    I also use this shell: HERE , its pretty good to be honest! I even put printed arts that i want under the shell since its transparent, its a good way to have an alternative to faceplates :P
     
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    sweis12 GBAtemp Maniac

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    I already have the a clear case, a harder plastic one.
    Although I don't really agree with their advertising technique, I will still buy one.
    The "no bubbles" is BS. Anyone who spends more than 4 seconds can get any protector on without any bubbles.
     
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    puss2puss ♻ThinkGreen♻

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    Yah lol.. but its not that its bs, its just way advertissing.. i mean, they all say that :P
    ..but i got to admit that the hori ones, really have no bubbles, right after applying it. You dont even have to squeese them out, theres just no bubble right after its applyed :P
     
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    for top screen I dont see reasons unless you have really bad care habits XD for touch screen is nice so the touch thing dont get scratched

    I'm really unuck with bubles :P
     
  13. TecXero

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    Hori makes some pretty good ones. They're cheap enough that I don't see why not. I'd rather have them and not need them than not have them and end up with a scratched lens.
     
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    Should I use condoms? The answer is the same.
     
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    Another vote for Hori screen protectors. Using them on my n3DS - no impact whatsoever in visual quality and they went on perfectly (no bubbles).
     
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    for the bottom yea just as long as its not to thick so you dont impact the touch sensitivity.
    as for the top its pointless. the top screen is not touched and is protected when the device is closed.
     
  17. TecXero

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    Ideally. Crap happens, though. Especially when there's kids around or you're out in public.