What Are Mobile Phone Faceplates?
Almost all cell phones nowadays, and even in earlier days, have covers for them. These covers are usually called cell phone faceplates, snap on protectors, or just plain protectors. These components for protection and style come in a many forms: colors, styles, textures, and designs. Mobile phone faceplates are also available with different logos of: sports teams, people, television shows, bands, or anything else you can think of. Most shops that sell faceplates have a vast assortment full of protectors for each and every type of person.
What are the functions of Faceplates?
Mobile phones are prone to damage and may not work right if they are dropped on a hard surface and therefore need additional protection. Most cellular phone owners have dropped their phone at least once or twice, and some even dozens of times. However mobile phones like a Blackberry, or iphone are not very cheap, and if there is no insurance on the it, there is a risk of having to pay for a new phone, and being out hundreds of dollars from the mistake. Not to mention valuable contact information being lost if not backed up.
Cell phone faceplates protect the phone so you do not have to worry about smashing it to bits when it is dropped. Also, cell phone faceplates offer one more layer of protection against the mechanical guts of your cell phone and a source of water.
In addition, not only do faceplates assist in protecting the mobile phone from getting chipped, cracked, or damaged, they also provide a sense of style. In other words, faceplates can be seen as an extension of the owner’s own personal style, because a colorful faceplate can be used to match styles of dress.
Sellers of Cell Phone Faceplates
Cell phone faceplates are made for all the top brand cell phones on the market today: Apple, Audiovox, Motorola, LG, Nokia, Samsung, Sanyo, Sony Ericsson, Kyocera, Blackberry, and Sanyo. And, if any other brands of cell phones are introduced, manufacturers will be quick to design a series of cell phone faceplates for those specific brands.
Cellular phone faceplates are made available at a variety of different locations such as Mobile Phone Kiosks in malls and other high traffic areas, convenient stores, shops, retails stores, cell phone carriers etc. Plus can you find hundreds of different designs of cellular phone faceplates online. Although they are available just about everywhere, cell phone faceplates are not all the same. Make sure that the one you want to buy is durable, and tough enough to protect your phone when dropped, or bumped against a hard, or sharp object.
When buying a faceplate don’t be afraid to buy quality. For example if you purchase one for say $ 3, chances are it will fall apart in no time. It is important to remember you get what you pay for in most cases with any product, and faceplates are no different. On top of the strength and toughness, you’ll want to make sure the mobile phone faceplates you’re looking at are compatible with the type of phone you have. If you have a cell phone with many features such as a Blackberry, you’ll want to make sure the protector is the right one, and matches your phone so that you can access the buttons see the screen.
The Cost Of Cell Phone Faceplates
Depending make or model of phone and faceplate you want for it, the cost can be anywhere from $ 5-$ 40, e.g. faceplates for cell phones like the iphone, and Blackberry might run a little bit more, but for the most part, cell phone faceplates are very affordable, and a very necessary accessory to keep your phone looking, and operating at it’s best. So when purchasing a protector for your phone keep these things in mind along with what material they are made of, because this will also play a part in how much you will pay for the protector.
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