Screen Protector For Microsoft Surface Book Sx3-00001 13.5-inch Laptop
Because laptops, are mobile and have touchscreens, they are more prone to screen damage than desktop monitors. You've invested a lot of money in your laptop. Keep your screen looking new with a Photodon Touché screen protector.
Give yourself peace of mind from:
Damage from cleaning products
Photodon makes films that will:
Reduce glare (Anti-Glare)
Protect eye health (Blue Light Cut)
Ensure privacy (Privacy Filters)
Protect from extreme impact (Anti-Shock)
Depending on your needs, Photodon has a film type to cover your device. If unsure about which film type to order, use our
Film Comparison Sheet to help decide.
We also offer Film Sample Packs to help with the decision-making process.
Pros: brain health, eye care, drawing smoothness, grain and textureCons: price (mostly shipping costs - I'm from France)
It's way too expensive.. with shipping it's like 40€..
But oh it's worth it. the precision in the choice, and description. this is very important when we spend our entire days in front of our screens, write, draw, watch movies, anything... reflective screen cause me headaches, looks like a mirror.. it's horrible to look at for a long time, or with hazardous lighting.
I use photodon MXH screen protectors for 2 years now, just order a new one, cause new SB 13".
I just applied it, and my eyes are so happy right now :-) I spent 2 weeks with the regular reflective SB screen, and migraines were back... damn' never use a reflective screen without anti-glare !!!!
no need for too much, just to 'break' the precision of the reflection. your eyes will thank your brain for doing so ;)
Oh, and also, I'm a photographer and the fine grain the film brings actually makes pictures better looking than without. texture
Thank you, Ben. Because we are a small company, we don't get any shipping breaks. (You paid $26.00 in shipping) We're appreciate your repeat business and your taking the time to write such a nice review.
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What I was hoping for
Pros: Texture, Reflection suppression, ease of application.Cons: Squeakiness with pens, Very slight visual loss.
The Surface Book is primarily used for art, and I found the gloss screen to be far too slick for controlled pen movements with my shaky hand. Also found the screen to be hellishly reflective.
First up, this product was shipped internationally, and it arrived in perfect condition.
The MXH protector gives the screen a much better reflection level. Not quite the matteness of a Cintiq 27", but close. The textured feel is much better for pen usage, allowing me to have long smooth strokes, or shorter rapid hatching with greater ease. The only negative here is that pen strokes cause a slight squeaking sound. Not a huge one, but it may irritate some.
The visual quality has changed a little with the protector on. The contrast is not quite as great and the colours look a little more washed out. I haven't tried calibrating the display since application, but I have a feeling it should fix that problem. Even if it doesn't, the difference is minimal, the trade offs are worth it, and it's still one of the best looking laptop/tablet displays I've seen.
Application was easier than I was expecting. Never applied a screen protector this large before, so there was some nervousness. After initial application, there were quite a few micro bubbles under the film. After some light to normal squeegeeing, they all disappeared. Ended up with one dust spot that bubbled. I let it be as it sits over the bezel and doesn't interfere with the display. With a little effort it could have been removed, but I just didn't care enough to worry.
Thanks for the feedback, Matt. Using some of our Nano spray is helpful to prevent the squeaking of the pen draw. Contact us if you'd like us to send some to you.
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much better than I hoped
Pros: Great fit. Just right anti-glare. Easy install, if patient.Cons: There is a slight trade-off on image sharpness due to anti-glare, but if you have glare, sharpness d
I've had bad experiences with screen protectors in the past. I needed slight anti-glare, but I hated to give up the resolution on my surface. It was well worth it. Installation was easy--that is, because I followed the instructions exactly. The fit, unlike some other screen protectors I've tried on other products in the past, is perfect. I've only had it on a few weeks, but it seems like it's going to be a permanent improvement to my Surface.
Screen protectors can be tricky to install, Barry. We're glad you had a successful experience. We're also glad to know that you're looking at permanent improvement of using your Surface Book. All good news. Thanks for the review!
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Good quality, it fit perfectly, easy to install. Had no problem with the pen, the texture is good, all good. :)
MXH is a nice film, and we're glad you had no problem with the installation. Thanks for the feedback, Mick!
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Pros: ITS Just The right amount of Texture.Cons:
The Precision Cutting
The Texture (very Minimal)
All are excellent on this screen protector.
I sketch on my Surface Book... And this Screen Protector makes an already excellent drawing experience even better.
Cheers and Bravo!
Use this questionnaire to learn about the screen protector types we have available and their different functions.
If still unsure after reading our film type information, consider ordering a film sample pack. Starting at $5 and free shipping (USA) comes with a $5 coupon towards your next purchase. There's more information about our screen protectors on our Overview Page. We're available for questions at 847-377-1185, Live chat with us or email us.
What is the primary function that you are looking to achieve from your screen protector? *Note, all of our screen protectors will help reduce scratches and protect your screen. All film types may not be available/recommended for all devices.
The information in this guide should not be interpreted as a recommendation.
5HS: Shock-Absorbing Anti-Glare 85%.High matte finish. Provides extra protection against blunt force impact and is 60% more scratch resistant than standard screen protectors. Recommended for use on all devices, especially industrial or other field equipment. Cons: In bright sunlight, high matte finish causes gray out if not viewed straight on. Not recommended for drone cameras, EReaders, GPS, or In-Dash Systems.
6HS: Shock-Absorbing-Clear. Provides extra protection against blunt force impact and is 60% more scratch resistant than standard screen protectors. Recommended for use on all devices, especially those subject to rough handling.
Cons: No anti-glare function.
9HO: Clear Glass-Like Hardness. Recommended for use on all devices especially drawing tablets, mobile & POS devices, and industrial equipment. Excellent image quality. 9H surface hardness provides extreme abrasion resistance with smooth-touch and oleophobic easy clean coating. Cons: No anti-glare function.
MXH: Anti-Glare 25%. Light matte finish. Recommended for all monitors, in-dashes, drawing tablets and other mobile or stylus devices. Provides a fingerprint resistance and paper-like feel for drawing tablets.
MXT: Anti-Glare 50%. Medium matte finish. Recommended for TVs, digital signage and industrial equipment.
Cons: Some pixeling on small devices. Not recommended for color critical applications or small text reading.
MXG: Anti-Glare 85%. Maximum anti-glare, matte finish. Recommended for large displays such as TVs and panels, but suitable for small devices such as phones. Best at minimizing overhead light reflection. Cons: In bright sunlight, high matte finish causes gray out.
P2L: 2-Way Privacy Filter. Adhered with the help of clear double-sided tapes and or tabs that attach to your monitor's frame. Mini-louvers embedded in film reduce screen viewing at 30°, nearly black at 45°.
Cons: Loss of image clarity, slight darkening effect.
P2S: 2-Way Privacy Filter Silicone. Adheres directly to the monitor with full silicone adhesive backing. Mini-louvers embedded in film reduce screen viewing at 30°, nearly black at 45°. Cons: Loss of image clarity, slight darkening effect.
P4S: 4-Way Privacy Filter Silicone. Provides privacy from 4 directions. Adheres directly to the monitor with full silicone adhesive backing. Mini-louvers embedded in film reduce screen viewing at 30°, nearly black at 45°. Recommended for tablets.