Updated October 20, 2019 by Melissa Harr

The 10 Best Glass iPad Screen Protectors

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This wiki has been updated 13 times since it was first published in November of 2017. Thankfully, the days of glorified stickers masquerading as screen protectors are long gone. Today, there are plenty of glass options that can adhere to the front of your tablet. These offer better transparency than plastic, are less likely to form bubbles, and are more sensitive than their predecessors. We've included those for both newer and older iPads of all sizes. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best glass ipad screen protector on Amazon.

10. ESR HD Clear

9. Omoton 3-Pack

8. AmFilm Premium

7. Sparin Protector

6. JeTech 0338

5. Tech Armor Ballistic

4. Supershieldz Anti-Scratch

3. Zagg InvisibleShield

2. Anker GlassGuard

1. Spigen Glas.tR Slim

Special Honors

Zagg Glass Elite VisionGuard The Zagg Glass Elite VisionGuard will hit your wallet quite hard, especially once you've sprung for a brand new iPad, but it's worth it for the blue light filter that stops high-energy visible light from hitting your eyes. This means you can spend more time on your device without worrying about eye strain and tiredness. zagg.com

Editor's Notes

October 17, 2019:

We've updated our choices at this time to reflect the newest iPad models, including the iPad Pro without the home button, the 10.5 inch iPad Air, and the seventh generation 10.2 inch standard iPad. But those who can't or don't want to rush right out and grab the newest tech needn't worry, because we've also kept plenty of options for the still widely used 9.7 inch models. On the whole, we've looked for choices that are relatively easy to install, do not significantly alter the iPad experience, and work with accessories, including iPad pens. Users who are familiar with glass screen protectors will probably already know the top names that meet these criteria: Zagg, Anker, Spigen, and Tech Armor, just to name a few. We especially like the ESR HD Clear and its alignment installation frame, but this comes at a slightly higher price than comparable items. Also, the actual protector isn't quite as rugged as some, so there's a slight tradeoff.


Melissa Harr
Last updated on October 20, 2019 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.


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