Often, the purpose of the display screen protector is to save lots of your cellphone from nasty scratches. However one firm thinks it could do extra. Glassie’s $39 screen protectors present a enjoyable picture in your cellphone’s show when it’s off. Get up your cellphone, and it’s enterprise as regular. Pre-orders open in the present day, although for now, it’s solely providing just a few decisions for iPhones.
Glassie makes use of a proprietary “Phantom Printing” course of to infuse a triple-layered tempered glass display screen protector with a picture. The center layer accommodates the picture or string of textual content, and considerably like a two-mirror, it solely reveals when the cellphone’s show is off. Flip the display screen on, and the intense gentle out of your smartphone shines proper by way of.
Down the highway, you’ll be capable to select customized photos or textual content following some primary parameters or select from one in all many pre-made choices. However to begin, the corporate will solely supply 4 textual content choices, and just for iPhones. However as long as your iPhone is a comparatively current mannequin (every part from iPhone X to iPhone 12 mini), you’re good to go. You possibly can select from easy quotes like, “in the present day is an effective day” and “all the time be your personal sunshine.”
Whereas Glassie says that its printing course of means that you can fill each little bit of the display screen protector, it recommends limiting what you select (when customization is feasible). You’ll get the most effective outcomes if you cowl a few quarter of the cellphone’s show. Extra pre-made choices are coming, and the early photos are promising.
Whereas some folks might argue that you simply don’t want a display screen protector, we gained’t fault you in the event you choose to err on the facet of warning. And so long as you spending cash on a display screen protector, why not get one which reveals off a bit of fashion? At the least till you wake your cellphone. You possibly can pre-order a Glassie screen protector in the present day, and it ought to ship in in February.