Outside the 60-degree viewing angle, the screen looks glossy and gold while providing excellent privacy. Filter allows users to see better than with black screen in areas with poor lighting. Can flip over and use black side if needed. Easy to install, remove, and clean.
May cause a glare in bright light. Some users find the cost a bit steep. Adhesive tabs holding filter in place are somewhat intrusive.
No messy tabs or tape to mar appearance of screen; just place screen over monitor and it sticks magnetically with no overhang. Added protection from UV and blue light. Prevents eyestrain caused by staring at the screen for long periods of time.
Will need to turn down screen intensity before using for maximum protection. May still need included clear strips if bottom of screen lifts.
Visibility is limited to those using screen head-on. Filter also protects from UV and blue light. Can use either the glossy or matte side, with the matte side cutting extra glare. Easy to install, using included sticky strips, which won’t interfere with computer closing completely.
Not designed for touchscreens. Filtered colors might not be as true for users doing graphic design. Some users feel tabs could be more adhesive.
Can be used for both larger laptops and desktop monitors. Provides excellent glare reduction from the sun or office lighting. Protects sensitive data while at work, in public, or on planes. Monitor looks turned off unless looking at it straight on.
Cost is a bit high for some users. May have to turn the brightness all the way up or screen will be too dark.
Filter has both matte and glossy sides. Has two attachment options. Easy to remove. Protects against eyestrain. Includes a microfiber cloth to clean off computer monitor before installation. Some users find they don’t have to change their screen brightness before use.
Collects dust, so should keep in a protective folder when not in use. Make sure size is correct or will have to cut to fit.
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A privacy screen filter can help you safeguard confidential information stored on your laptop. Privacy filters are ideal for business professionals in healthcare, financial services, and other highly regulated industries. Also, privacy filters often help travelers protect their critical data when they use their laptops at airports, hotels, and other destinations. Privacy filters are designed for use with laptops from Apple, Dell, and other globally recognized brands. Some filters help reduce glare reduction and limit the risk of eyestrain. Additionally, filters are typically easy to install, remove, and clean. Filters are sold in various colors and sizes. A filter won't interfere with your ability to open and close your laptop or your laptop's overall functionality.
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