Magicscreen screen protector - Matte Clear (Anti-Glare) Edition - Apple iPad 2 / iPad 3 / iPad 4

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RRP: $29.97

now: $19.97

Availability: In Stock
Ships from the United Kingdom. Also available on Amazon.com

Features:

  • Thin, strong and rigid
  • No cutting required
  • Reduces screen glare and feels great to touch
  • Leaves no markings when removed
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Magicscreen Screen Protector: Matte Clear (Anti-Glare) edition


MediaDevil's Magicscreen screen protector: Matte Clear (Anti-Glare) edition protects your screen from scratches, reduces screen glare, and leaves no markings when removed. It does not reduce the touch sensitivity of the device screen, and does not affect the light/proximity sensors under the screen.



Features:
- Easy to apply: no cutting required.
- Does not tear or fold during application
- Thin, strong and rigid
- Reduces screen glare
- Leaves no markings when removed
- Bonds firmly to device screen
- Easily removed and re-applied
- Protects against scratches
- Trapped dust can be removed using adhesive tape (see our application tutorial video)


An essential accessory that is also available in Crystal Clear (Invisible) and Privacy editions.

Our Magicpotion screen cleaning solution can be used to clean your device screen before applying your screen protector:
When Magicscreen is applied to this device, the device is still completely compatible with our Magicwand touch screen stylus.

Important:
Matte material protectors produce a pixellation of the screen, as this is the natural effect created by the Matte (anti-glare) frosted texture. It is simply an unavoidable 'Law of Physics'.
You will see this pixellation on all anti-glare screen protectors from all brands (many of which are noticeably more extreme than ours). Apple's matte screen monitors (and professional television industry monitors) display it also, as it is unavoidable.
If you require a perfectly 'crystal clear' screen to enjoy your high resolution screen to its full extent, we strongly recommend purchasing our (glossy surface textured) Crystal Clear edition instead.

Pack Contents:
2 x Magicscreen™ screen protector (FRONT): Matte Clear edition
1 x Microfibre cleaning cloth
1 x smoothing card

Your satisfaction is really important to us, and we will do our best to help ensure that you are a happy MediaDevil customer.
MediaDevil was awarded the UK Department of Trade & Investment (UKTI)'s 2011 Business Innovation Award for "demonstrating the virtues of excellent products and a passionate company".

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About Magicscreen

I cannot find a screen protector for my device on your website. How do I know if you do/will sell screen protectors for it?

Please visit our Coming Soon page.

All upcoming products that we have confirmed we will be selling are listed there, and you can sign up for an email notification of when the product you are waiting for becomes available.

If the product you would like is not listed, please complete our Product Request form and we will discuss it in our weekly product range meeting (your requests do genuinely get heard).

What is the difference between your Magicscreen and Easyscreen screen protectors?

Magicscreen
Magicscreen uses the ‘static-cling’ screen protector format that most of the world’s leading screen protector brands use. It is the most commonly used format of screen protector by a very large margin.

Our protectors do not use adhesive to stick to the screen, they use an electrostatically charged silicon layer that sucks/secures the protector to the device screen using an ‘electrostatic-cling’ produced vacuum.
This is how our protectors can be easily removed without residue/markings being left on the device screen.

Easyscreen
Easyscreen is our ‘next generation’ screen protector for large screen devices, and the result of many months of research.
Unlike ‘regular’ format screen protectors like Magicscreen, Easyscreen does not stick to the viewable area of the screen. This means that that air or dust bubbles will never occur on the viewable screen area during the application of Easyscreen.
Adhesive is only used around the Easyscreen border, which is coloured to ensure that any air trapped under it is not visible.
This colouring of the border has allowed us to offer a range of ten different colours.

Due to the way that it works, Easyscreen can only be produced for certain devices, primarily large screen devices.
Due to the Laws of Physics, Easyscreen can also only be produced in our Matte Clear edition. It is not possible to create a Crystal Clear edition Easyscreen.

What is the difference between your Crystal Clear and Matte Clear (Anti-Glare) screen protector editions?

The main difference is the surface texture:

- Our Matte Clear (Anti-Glare) edition has a frosted matte surface which reduces screen glare.
It also feels really nice to touch (although it may take you a few hours to get used to), nicer than the regular screen texture in our opinion.

Our Matte Clear edition is very popular in particular for tablet devices, as it greatly aids reading the screen outside in sunny conditions.

Matte material protectors do produce a slight pixellation of the screen, as this is the natural effect created by the Matte (anti-glare) frosted texture. It is simply an unavoidable 'Law of Physics', and you should forget about it after a few hours once you stop consciously thinking about it.

You will see this pixellation on all anti-glare screen protectors from all brands (many of which are noticeably more extreme than ours). Apple's matte screen monitors (and professional television industry monitors) display it also, as it is simply unavoidable.
If you require a perfectly ‘crystal clear’ screen, then we strongly recommend using our (glossy surfaced) Crystal Clear edition instead, which is invisible when applied to the device screen, and does not affect its clarity in any way.

- Our Crystal Clear (Invisible) edition uses a glossy surface texture.
It is invisible on your phone when applied, and feels like your device’s natural screen. It does not affect the device’s screen glare or clarity in any way.

Glossy screen protectors do inevitably attract fingerprints, like a regular device screen does.
Some of the latest electronic device screens have a very expensive ‘oleophobic’ (anti-fingerprint) surface layer, and therefore you may notice extra fingerprinting if using a glossy screen protector on them.
For example: The iPhones 3GS/4/4S have an anti-fingerprint screen surface, whereas the iPhone 3G and the iPad 1/iPad 2 do not have it. Our Crystal Clear edition protector therefore provides the same fingerprint resistance as the latter devices.

Does your Matte Clear (Anti-Glare) edition affect the clarity of the device screen?

Matte material protectors do produce a slight pixellation of the screen, as this is the natural effect created by the Matte (anti-glare) frosted texture. It is simply an unavoidable 'Law of Physics', and you should forget about it after a few hours once you stop consciously thinking about it.

You will see this pixellation on all anti-glare screen protectors from all brands (many of which are noticeably more extreme than ours). Apple's matte screen monitors (and professional television industry monitors) display it also, as it is simply unavoidable.
If you require a perfectly ‘crystal clear’ screen, then we strongly recommend using our (glossy surfaced) Crystal Clear edition instead, which is invisible when applied to the device screen, and does not affect its clarity in any way.

Will your screen protectors affect either the sensitivity of my device’s touch screen, or the light/proximity sensor under the screen?

Our screen protectors do not affect the sensitivity of touch screens or light/proximity sensors in any way. In fact, you are even able to use our Magicwand capacitive touch screen stylus when one of our screen protectors is applied.

Do your screen protectors cover the front facing camera or the light/proximity sensor in the device screen?

Our protectors have a purpose cut hole for front facing cameras (to prevent any light ‘flaring’ from appearing in photos).
In the vast majority of cases, our protectors do cover the light/proximity sensor, as (unlike products from competing brands) they do not affect the sensitivity of the sensor.

Are your screen protectors the unscratchable format, or the scratch-resistant format (i.e. protect ‘from’ scratching)?

There are two different types of screen protector: ‘hard’ unscratchable protectors, and ‘soft’ scratch-resistant protectors. They are rather different to each other, and both have their own advantages and limitations compared to the other.

Our protectors are the ‘soft’ static-cling scratch-resistant type (i.e. they protect your device ‘from’ scratches, rather than being totally resistant to scratches themselves). This format is the most popular type of screen protector by a very large margin, and most of the world’s leading screen protector brands also use it.

Our protectors are more (or equally) resistant to scratches than all directly competing scratch-resistant screen protector products, and provide a high level of protection for your screen (even if they pick up scratches themselves).
To prevent the screen protectors themselves from getting scratched, treat your device well by keeping it away from keys and other sharp objects. Keys do huge damage to device screens, and can easily result in hairline scratching of the protectors if you keep them in the same pocket.

It would be possible for us to make our protectors more resistant to scratches, however this would remove the friction of the surface texture, and as a result they would not feel smooth to touch.
One major issue with the protectors that claim to be unscratchable, is that they do feel very rubbery, and affect the user's enjoyment of their device. That is not something we wish our customers to experience, and therefore we do not range unscratchable protectors. Our protectors provide benefits in other areas.

Please see this link to our troubleshooting guide for a detailed comparison of our protector format versus 'unscratchable' protectors like Zagg’s InvisibleShield (the best known ‘unscratchable’ screen protector).
You may want to read Amazon reviews of the InvisibleShield to see if it is perhaps a product better suited to your requirements.

Please note that Zagg do not sell a Matte 'unscratchable' screen protector, because it is not achievable as Matte material is a bit softer than glossy material, and scratches are also more obvious due to the frosted texture.

Current Special Offers

  • Free Worldwide Shipping
  • iPhone 4/4S Front and Back screen protectors: Combo offer (only available through our website).
    If you purchase any iPhone 4/4S Front protector pack and any iPhone 4/4S Back protector pack at the same time, you will receive an automatic $3 discount in your shopping bag.
  • iPhone 5 Front and Back screen protectors: Combo offer (only available through our website).
    If you purchase any iPhone 5 Front protector pack and any iPhone 5 Back protector pack at the same time, you will receive an automatic $3 discount in your shopping bag.

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Excellent service and super product. Review by Fearnl99
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After getting the first set of screen protectors sent to me, I was frsutrated that I could not put it on without loads of bubbles, despite watching the tutorial video and taking all the appropriate actions. I was annoyed after hearing that this is fantastic product.

After a brief email Phone Devil responded promptly and sent a replacement pack that I recived the very next morning. It seems I must have had a faulty pack or I was inept as the first screen protector went on first time, no problems, and not one single bubble! I am mightly relieved and thankful to have recieved such excellent customer service and a super product; all of which was resolved super fast.

There were a couple of things I did that may have helped the process of my second attempt of application that may be useful to others:
First, I used a tiny bit of Pledge anti-dust cleaner to clean the iPad and remove dust first. I am sure the anti-static helped.
Second, I used a 30cm long wooden ruler to push down on the screen protector as I was applying it. This meant the screen went on smoothly, and I was able to apply pressure over the whole of the screen. The iPad is a pretty big screen so I found this particulalry useful.
Well worth the money!


(Posted on 30/06/2011)
Great Quality, 2 in a pack so good value, Sensitivity unchanged with swipe etc.. Review by Helen
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Easy to put on to ipad, good with sensitivity, no glare at all, and get 2 in a packet, so very good value.
Tried others but with previous dealings with Phonedevil I knew they would have the best quality and they do. (Posted on 29/06/2011)
Great Product and Service!. Review by Daniel Hill
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Bought the ipad matte screen protector for my ipad 2. Hides grease, feels slicker, fits perfectly and most importantly protects my new toy from scratches. Phone Devils service was hassle free as always. Overall a great experience! (Posted on 27/06/2011)
Highly recommended. Review by Philiprbrown
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Ok, I have tried a fair few of these screen protectors and the matte version is by far the best.

One tip I would share is that I felt very confident in fixing this protector. Unfortunately I found this one difficult with the introduction of lots of air bubbles that I couldn't squeeze out. However I watched the you tube video and followed the advice to fit in a steam environment. While uncomfortable for me, the second protector just fell into place perfectly reminding me that I should read the instructions!

Matte finish is definitely better than glossy finish. Will now get one for my iPhone. (Posted on 15/06/2011)
A++ Product. Review by Anthony Schelling
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I originally purchased the Matte Clear edition for my first generation iPad and had to have one for my iPad2. This is a great and durable product. The Matte version definitely reduces glare, but still allows for the crisp image quality to show through. If you follow the instructions completely, it is very easy to apply without any bubbles. (Posted on 09/06/2011)
Excellent Product and 5 star customer service. Review by Johan Andersson
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Excellent product. It does exactly what it says on the can, it doesnt smear, and the screen appearance is great. Thank you for a great product, and I have the same excellent product for my iPhone (Posted on 07/06/2011)
Best screen protector available. Review by Nomadskyi
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I've tried a lot of screen protectors before from other different suppliers, but was never 100% satisfied with either the quality of the product or simply failed to apply them correctly. In the end I spent more than 70 gbp just buying screen protectors. There are too many companies selling the same type of product and it's difficult to know which one is the best until u try it. I was lucky to discover the media devil company and can tell you that the quality of their screen protectors for iPad are simply the best. The pack includes 2 items in case you have a problem with applying and the price is very competitive - I ordered this item online and didn't have any problems with the delivery. There are many videos on YouTube available that shows how to apply screen protectors, so may be helpful to watch it first. (Posted on 04/06/2011)

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