Protect the glass on your Honor 8 with these tempered glass screen protectors.
The Honor 8 features a crisp 1080p 5.2-inch display that you'll want to protect from scratches and drop damage. Tempered glass screen protectors are hands-down the best way to protect the glass on your phone.
The issue here, along with screen protectors for many other phones, is with the slight curve along the edge of the Honor 8's screen. You'll never quite get full screen coverage with a Tempered glass screen protector on a curved screen. Even still, investing in a $15 screen protector on day one could save you from having to shell out to replace a cracked screen sometime down the line. Silver lining to the lack of edge-to-edge protection, they should pair well with all sorts of cases for your Honor 8.
With that disclaimer out of the way, here are some of the best options for protecting your Honor 8 screen — and even a bonus protector for protecting the glass on the back!
- Nillkin H+Pro Anti-Explosion Tempered Glass Screen Protector
- J&D Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Honor 8
- Ultimate Shield Black Tempered Glass Screen Protector
- SANMIN Tempered Glass Back Protector
Nillkin H+Pro Anti-Explosion Tempered Glass Screen Protector
This screen protector from Nillkin comes with everything you'll need to clean your screen and get a perfect application the first time. It advertises itself as "anti-explosion" (insert Note 7 joke here), which means that even if (or when) the screen protector shatters, the shards won't go everywhere thanks to a thin film along the surface. A good feature to have considering the precision cutouts near the top the front-facing camera and ear speaker.
With 9H hardness and 2.5D edging to provide maximum scratch protection and comfort, and an oleophobic coating to help prevent fingerprints and other dirt, this screen protector will keep your Honor 8 looking good.
J&D Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Honor 8
Two screen protectors are better than one, because it's always good to have a backup in case your primary takes the brunt of a fall.
It's hard to find significant differences between screen protectors, but J&D's tempered screen protectors feature a cutout along the top that goes under the camera and ear speaker. That's either a positive or negative feature depending on your perspective — either you don't like that there's less screen coverage, or you appreciate that there isn't a tiny bridge of tempered glass around the ear speaker that will likely be the first part to break. Both protectors included here come with hydrophobic and oleophobic screen coating and the standard 9H surface hardness you'd expect from a tempered glass option. When you consider the cost and the fact you get two screen protectors for under $10, this is a great deal.
Ultimate Shield Black Tempered Glass Screen Protector
Ultimate Shield's tempered glass offering for the Honor 8 features a colored border at the top and bottom especially match whichever color of the phone you own. We've linked to the black option below, but it also comes in blue and white as well. The kit includes a microfiber cloth, wet cloth, and dust stickers to ensure you get a perfect installation. Cutouts around the camera and ear speaker along with a window around the Honor logo at the bottom should help with lining things up during installation.
Based out of the UK, Ultimate Shield boasts free shipping worldwide on all orders.
SANMIN Tempered Glass Back Protector
Given that the Honor 8 features glass on the front and back, you're playing with fire if you don't put a case on it. However, many people simply prefer the 'naked' look for their phone.
With the SANMIN Tempered Glass Back Protector, you can add some extra protection to the back glass of your Honor 8 without having to compromise the sleek look and feel of your phone's design. At just .33 mm thick, this is an ultra-thin sheet of glass that features cutouts around the fingerprint sensor and the cameras and flash. Just like the tempered glass protectors for the screen, this won't exactly reach to the very edge of the curved back panel of glass, but it will prevent fingerprints and dirty smudges with it's oleophobic coating. Paired with a screen protector on the other side, your Honor 8 will be secretly protected from cracks and scratches.
Protecting curved screens
As we mentioned, tempered glass screen protectors can't go edge-to-edge on phones with curved glass screens. Given the choice, which do you prioritize more: sleek style, or rugged durability?