Tempered Glass Shield for iPhone, Samsung, and LG Smartphones at Sunshine Phones and Accessories (Up to 64% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Technicians give broken iPhones or iPads a new lease on life with tempered glass shields to protect screens

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Appointment required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Six Options

  • $10.99 for a tempered glass shield for iPhone 4 or 4S ($25 value)
  • $10.99 for a tempered glass shield for iPhone for 5, 5C, 5S, 6, or 6 plus ($30 value)
  • $10.99 for a tempered glass shield for Samsung S3 or S4 ($25 value)
  • $12.99 for a tempered glass shield for Samsung S5 or S6 ($30 value)
  • $11.99 for a tempered glass shield for Samsung Note 2, Note 3 or Note 4 ($28 value)
  • $9.99 for a tempered glass shield for LG G2 or G3 ($28 value)

Liquid Crystals and LCDs: How Cell Phones Resemble Carrots

A smartphone’s tiny screen relies on the strange properties of liquid crystals. Check out Groupon’s study of LCDs to learn how they create the vivid pictures in your pocket.

The term liquid crystal seems a contradiction, but a liquid crystal is actually neither a liquid nor a solid—it’s both, stuck in a sort of chemical limbo with its molecules somewhere between the liquid and solid phases. When an electrical current passes through a liquid crystal, its molecular orientation changes, and so does the direction of light that passes through it. By sandwiching these crystals between polarized glass and manipulating the current passing through them, your phone is able to control the light they channel, resulting in the high-contrast images that appear on screen. Although our brains only see each pixel as a single dot, each consists of red, blue, and green subpixels that, when lit at various intensities, can emit more than 16 million colors.

Despite their advanced applications, liquid crystals are not a recent discovery. They were first identified in the late 19th century by a scientist studying cholesterol extracted from carrots—a natural source of liquid crystals, as are human beings and most other living things, which tend to have them in their cell membranes. Liquid crystals and LCDs were the subject of research and patent applications throughout the early 20th century—including one filed by Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Company in 1936—and finally hit consumer electronics in the early 1970s, when they were introduced in wristwatches.

Customer Reviews

great deal-there are others who replace cracked iPad screens (iPhones too) but these guys are pros and the price is right
Aaron S. · September 4, 2015
Phone looks great!
Dayna S. · August 30, 2015
Great work for a great price. Owner seems like a nice and reasonable guy.
Oscar D. · August 1, 2015
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