1. Yogi217's Avatar
    Hi All,

    I bought the ballistic sg maxx case when I grabbed the phone. The case is ok, little bulky. I hate the screen protector though.

    I'm thinking of switching to the OB Commuter, but how is the screen protector? Does it blur the screen at all? Do you notice it?

    I may just keep the sg maxx and go no screen protector. Did that for 4 months with iphone 4 and no scratches. Any thoughts?

    Thank you in advance. I'd like to get this sorted by today!



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    07-20-2012 09:27 AM
  2. jcp007's Avatar
    I have the Commuter with no screen protector until my Defender hopefully arrives today. You should be fine but I have heard the Zagg HD screen protector is fine as well. This is my first device with GG2 and I would think that a screen proctector is added insurance. The Maxx case is only marginally less bulky than the Defender. If you look at the Defender drop test on YouTube, it will definitely impress and the Defender has a built-in screen protector that is not adhesive like the Commuter or Zagg.
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    07-20-2012 11:43 AM
  3. Yogi217's Avatar
    Can you or anyone let me know how the screen protector is on the Defender? I tried to compare the Maxx screen protector vs my old iphone defender screen protector, but it was soooo beat up from use, that there wasn't much difference between the two.

    I'm stuck, order the defender and return the maxx or keep the max and grab a ghost armor screen protector? Choices :-/

    Anyone have any advice?
    07-20-2012 12:22 PM
  4. jcp007's Avatar
    Check the drop test for the Defender.

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    07-20-2012 12:43 PM
  5. jcp007's Avatar
    Comparison of Samsung Galaxy S3 OtterBox Defender & Ballistic MAXX Case - YouTube

    Here is the Defender and the Ballistic case comparison.
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    07-20-2012 12:51 PM
  6. Yogi217's Avatar
    The thickness doesn't bother me on either case and the drop test was assuring for the OB.

    I'm just curious about the screen protector part. On my i4, the screen got beat up in about 7mo of use, and OB doesn't replace the screen. So, you have to get another case...

    The Maxx case is usable without the screen protector, so you can put any one on you like or leave it bare. The protector is also replaceable for only $10, which is better than buying a whole new case. But the screen protector that came with mine is terrible. Makes everything (well mostly whites and bright colors) pixel like or almost blurry. This phone has such a nice screen, I want to enjoy it.
    07-20-2012 01:08 PM
  7. cgardnervt's Avatar
    You could still grab a ZAGG IS HD from like best buy or something too.
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    07-20-2012 01:28 PM
  8. Yogi217's Avatar
    Yeah, I didn't like the zagg on my i4. Plus I couldn't get in correctly.

    If i do keep the maxx, i'll get ghost Armor on the screen. There is a kiosk in a mall near me. I'll have them do it.

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    07-20-2012 01:55 PM
  9. cgardnervt's Avatar
    Best buy can install ZAGG HD IS. I had them do one for me. I ended up taking it off in favor of my OB Defender case.
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    07-20-2012 02:23 PM
  10. Yogi217's Avatar
    Maxxx screen protector:

    Thought I would share. This is how blurry the maxx screen protector is.

    The protector was cleaned and the focus was set to the screen protector, not the Window pain in the background.

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    07-23-2012 02:13 PM
  11. Da New Champ's Avatar
    I have the Commuter with no screen protector until my Defender hopefully arrives today. You should be fine but I have heard the Zagg HD screen protector is fine as well. This is my first device with GG2 and I would think that a screen proctector is added insurance. The Maxx case is only marginally less bulky than the Defender. If you look at the Defender drop test on YouTube, it will definitely impress and the Defender has a built-in screen protector that is not adhesive like the Commuter or Zagg.
    Man i wish i could do Defender but that full rubber back is such a turn off..It would yank out my whole pocket and everything in it everytime i pull it out. I looked at the commuter but i heard a lot of complaints about the buttons, im going to try the Trident Aegis and hopefully that works out good, I have a ballistic case and the screen protecter on that is HORRIBLE, its constantly blurry!! I washed it with soap and water to see if it would change but NO same effect of blur! WTF is wrong! lol
    08-02-2012 05:58 PM
  12. jlh73's Avatar
    I use the commuter on my s3 and love it. The screen protector that comes with it does not blur out the screen. And I just got the email from otterbox that the white one is available. Plus like 4 more colors.

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    08-03-2012 09:13 PM
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