Are Apple Watch screens easy to scratch?

Are scratches on Apple Watch normal?

If the screen appears to be scratched, then it is possible that you have only scratched through the fingerprint-resistant, oil repellent coating. It is normal for this coating to wear away under normal use, but it may have become scratched without damaging the screen beneath.

Are Apple Watch screens tough?

The Apple Watch face is made of tough material, but can still crack and get scratched. A screen protector made from tempered glass or plastic can keep the screen surface safe.

Why does Apple Watch screen scratch so easily?

Generally, people consider stainless steel to be harder than aluminum, but in the case of the Apple Watch, the stainless steel is more prone to scratches than the aluminum body. In addition, the Sport version of the watch has a matte anodized finish, which makes scratches less apparent.

Does Apple Watch Series 6 need screen protector?

No, Apple does not advise or recommend that you need or should fit a screen protector. Whether or not to fit a screen protector is entirely a matter of personal preference.

Does the Apple Watch 6 use sapphire glass?

The stainless steel and titanium have sapphire crystal. The aluminum has Ion-X. They just updated their specs page to reflect the Series 6 materials:

Is Apple Watch SE screen scratch proof?

On entry-level Apple Watches with the aluminum body, the screen is just made out of regular glass, or “Ion-X” glass as Apple likes to call it—it’s no more scratch resistant than a typical smartphone display. … Just make sure you get the correct size for your Apple Watch.

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