What’s the deal with these newfangled tempered glass screen protectors? They cost much more than a plastic equivalent, and that’s not even counting the fact that you only get one in a pack instead of three, five or ten. They’re also around 5x thicker than their plastic equivalents. On the face of it, these seem like reasonable drawbacks — but these new screen protectors also offer significant advantages: better protection, improved durability and easy installation. Let’s take a look at how it all shapes up.