Best Screen Protectors for the iPhone XS iMore 2019

Congratulations, you just got a shiny iPhone XS in your hands, but now comes the tough part: protecting that gorgeous phone. Whether you want to go naked or put a case on it, you should always have at least a screen protector to keep that glass panel safe and sound. Here are our top recommendations.

Best for most: amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector

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amFilm provides three high-quality tempered glass screen protectors for a great price on Amazon, and we've seen them on sale for even less. You also get a microfiber cloth, dust removal stickers, three alcohol cleaning wet wipes, and a full guide on how to ensure the perfect installation, plus, if you do mess up, you have two other chances to get it right.

$9 at Amazon

Minimal: Maxboost Screen Protector

The Maxboost screen protector is made from tempered glass and is incredibly thin at only 0.25mm thickness compared to other options. It also sports an open-edge design to make it compatible with your personal case. And you get three of them in a single pack, though the price is higher than the amFilm.

$14 at Amazon

Trusted: Anker GlassGuard Screen Protector

Anker is a trusted brand name in the tech industry, so you know you're getting quality with the GlassGuard 2-pack. It also provides double the defense to your screen. It's composed of two layers rather than one (Anker even includes everything you need for fast and straightforward installation).

$10 on Amazon

High quality: Spigen Tempered Glass Screen Protector

Spigen is another popular brand for smartphone accessories, and you may even have a Spigen case for your iPhone XS. It provides durable protection for your iPhone XS while it's nestled safely in your Spigen case of choice. It includes installation wings to make it easy to apply, and you get two, just in case.

$9 on Amazon

Full-coverage: iCarez Full Coverage Tempered Screen Protector

With the iCarez Full Coverage Screen Protector, you're getting one of the most durable protectors around. It also uses dry install, so there's no need to put a liquid on the screen to make it stay. iCarez also offers high transparency glass, so you get the most out of your Retina screen for a reasonable price.

$8 on Amazon

Durable: JETech Tempered Screen Protector

JETech's Tempered Screen Protector for iPhone XS/X is one of the better-priced options out there without sacrificing much. With JETech, you get a screen protector that looks flush and feels like your device's screen itself, and this two-pack is reasonably priced.

$6 on Amazon

Reliable: OMOTON HD Tempered Screen Protector

OMOTON HD tempered screen protectors provide maximum protection for the screen area and are compatible with cases, so you don't sacrifice any protection. You also get two of them for a low price, so there's a spare if you need it.

$7 on Amazon

Rugged: Trianium Tempered Glass Screen Protector

The Trianium Tempered Glass Screen Protector is a reliable and rugged screen protector that'll save your iPhone XS from scratches and scrapes. You get three screen protectors in one pack. They're easy to install and come with a lifetime warranty in case anything goes wrong.

$9 on Amazon

Premium: Totallee Edge to Edge Screen Protector

Yes, this is quite a bit pricier than the others on this list, but my colleague swears by this one and has been using it for months. The curved edges make it feel like there's no screen protector there at all. The size is exactly right; it goes right up to the phone's edge and yet it still fits with just about every case on the market. There's only one in the package, but the two-year warranty ensures a replacement if yours cracks.

$25 on Amazon

Protect your iPhone's screen with a reliable screen protector

You just dropped over $1,000 on a new phone, so the least you should do is ensure it's protected and maintained well. These are the best screen protectors that we know of on Amazon, and none of them are too expensive. I went with the amFilm for my iPhone XS because its Nintendo Switch tempered screen protectors are still going strong on my console, so I trust the quality.

The premium choice, Totallee Edge to Edge Screen Protector is worth the extra money. While any of the protectors on this list are going to be similar in protective ability, the difference between them is the way they look and feel on your phone. Totallee's Edge to Edge just melts into your iPhone. Once installed, you can barely see it or feel it due to its perfect size and shape. This allows you to enjoy your iPhone XS the way it was intended.

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