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Screen material: Glass or Plastic?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Dante, Jun 14, 2018.

  1. Dante

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    So this seems like a pretty obvious question, but I couldn't find any threads to answer it: Is the Model 3 screen made of glass or plastic? I'd hope for a car in this class it is glass, but I don't want to assume. I've always had an iPhone which has a glass screen, and aside from the eventual minor barely noticeable scratches, it's withstood the test of time. Trying to decide on whether I need to invest in a screen protector or not. (If it's glass I'm pretty comfortable leaving it as is and giving it the occasional wipe down; if it's plastic, I need to start shopping!).

    Thanks!
     
  2. novox77

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    it's glass.
     
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    I don't know if they have done that yet.
     
  5. sroh

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    It now comes with a very thin screen protector. Much better with an Abstract Ocean screen protector.
     
  6. TexasEV

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    It’s meant to be removed when the car is delivered, just like the peel off protector on lots of consumer devices.
     
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  7. Dante

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    Ok, so it's glass! Thanks everyone for the quick reply... now on to worrying about the center console hahaha...
     
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    There is one that is meant to be peeled and there is a second one now. The second one doesn’t have any tabs and is barely even noticeable. You have to pick at the edge to discover it
     
  9. mark273

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    looking at getting a screen protector (my son kind of goes crazy when he gets in the car)

    is abstract ocean the best brand for that?
     

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