Tempered glass screen protector at a local store?

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  1. gramcracker
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    Hello all. Has anyone seen tempered glass screen protectors at any local brick and mortar for the Switch? I just got my switch yesterday and hoping to grab a screen protector today.

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  2. Saiyan Lusitano

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    GameStop in US don't have it in stock? Probably it'll be overpriced but you get it in store.
     
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    I think they just have the normal plastic ones, or the plastic one that comes with the case bundle
     
  4. Saiyan Lusitano

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    Yeah, those are terrible. Just order from Amazon with a speedy delivery.
     
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    I got that one too. It was £4.99 previously but for only one albeit, if you're good at it then you'll do fine on your first try.

    Technically speaking I got it for free, I emailed the company as to where my order was and requested a refund since they told me "If it isn't by X date then please let us know" and I did. I was going with a refund over a replacement, only to find out later in that day it actually arrived (I sent them an email afterwards to not refund me as it had arrived). But well, if they charged £4.99 for one and then £5.99 for two then it doesn't cost them much either way.
     
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    i checked walmart, target, bestbuy, gamestop and toys r us before just buying one online they definitely do not have glass screen protectors at any of those stores.
     
  8. Reecey

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    Great deal then :)

    Yes that was what I was thinking, they must be able to make them dirt cheap to sell them at £4.99 or £5.99 for x2 and they are really top notch quality even down to the packaging!. Also when I went to order it first, yes your right they where at £4.99p for x1 but then when I actually paid for it, it changed to x2 for £5.99p which I was very pleased because I was going to order the x2 in case I made a mistake with the first but they where more money a lot more when I remembered. They are brilliant though, what did you think? fitting etc..

    I have just started playing Zelda for the first time yesterday and I have literally not put it down, it is a f*****g awesome game I reckon on the Switch!!! I have not played a good game like this and had that buzz for many years, probably since Mario 64 on the N64 tbh, it is that good..
     
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    On eBay Chinese sellers have tempered glass screen protectors for £1.67 (very likely the same ones as CaseBase/Orzly/etc) but you'd have to be extremely patient waiting for that to arrive.
     
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    I can attest that the AmFilm ones are one of the better tempered glass protectors; I'd avoid the Hori "official" ones like the plague.
     
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    There are only 2 worth getting, AmFilm or Orzly. Take your pick. Both are superb.

    Does amfilm come in twin packs like orzly?
     
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    You could probably find one for a decent price on amazon. But don't put the gamepad it the dock, cuz it will scratch your screen.
     
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    Hori makes great third party controllers for Nintendo systems but that's about it.
     
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    Their current official protectors suck big time, a whopping 1/1.5 stars for review, that's sad :lol:
     
  15. Saiyan Lusitano

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    They're also overcharging for SanDisk Ultra microSD cards. Anyone with little knowledge knows to just buy the real thing which is also cheaper than Hori/Nintendo-branded.
     
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    Yeah, SanDisk cards aren't that superior, Kingston is just as good for SD cards IMO. Nintendo branded SD cards aren't special at all.
     
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    Really? Hmm. I still prefer SanDisk over the rest because it's a brand I trust and hasn't failed on me.
     
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    Yea, SanDisk is the best
     
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    Offtopic : do anyone knows when Nintendo is going to send Switch consoles to CANADA?
     
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    Sorry, Samsung and Intel are the leaders in NAND storage. If you have had to deal with as many SDCards as I have in a corporate/enterprise environment you would know Sandisk is cheap crap. That's why they are cheaper, you get what you pay for.

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    They already did, I have one in my hands right now!
     
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