MacBook Pro 16 is one of the most recent releases of the Apple company that is very expensive, owing to its remarkable features that have not been incorporated in computers from other companies or its (Apple’s) past computers. It was released in the year 2019 and has been made with the latest research and development technology materials. Being a responsible owner of a MacBook pro means doing your best to ensure that it is under good maintenance practices. This means being ready to invest a sum of money into it: Well that’s your baby! The screenplays a major role in displaying information to the user and it is among the most sensitive parts of a computer system.
Well, ain’t it a nuisance to see being snoopy, trying to see what your reading, watching or writing on your computer? Does this nuisance make you keep confirming if people are too close to you when doing your private stuff? If yes, say no more, this call for Privacy Screen Protectors. A privacy screen protector is a flat panel that is placed onto your screen to protect the information displayed on the screen. A privacy screen protector is chosen depending on the size of your screen and also considering which brand it was specifically manufactured for; some privacy filters are specifically made for Macbook computers and others for HP computers. This and the size of the screen should be the main considerations in the purchasing of a privacy screen protector.
Best MacBook Pro 16 Privacy Screen for 2020
Upgraded privacy screen filters for MacBook pro 16 by YBP
The YBP upgraded privacy screen filters are suitable and designed for the size of MacBook pro 16 inches. It has dimensions of 18.5 inches by 10 inches. It has been made with the latest technology, hence front vision is clearer and one’s work is kept under one’s direct view. People located to the sides of the computer by an angle of 30 degrees on both sides can only view a dimmed screen.
- Anti-glare protection effect.
- Anti-peeping effect.
- Anti-scratch and anti-finger prints effect.
- High transmittance.
- It is able to protect one’s information from being stolen by the prying eyes of your neighbors.
- It can be washed confidently to remove dirt that is on the screen and be as good as new when it has been dried.
- It makes it easy to use a computer for a long time due to its blocking of 30% of blue light and 99% of UV light and lack of eye-straining issues.
- It is fully integrated with the computer screen due to the perfectly cut camera hole design.
- It can be easily installed and be removed(according to the user’s preference).
- It does not filter the information for the people behind you so data can easily be stolen from the front view.
- It does not perfectly fit the screen hence leaving gaps at the edges.
Premium screen protector by Habyby
It is designed to fit the MacBook Pro 13” and is mainly meant to ensure the privacy of the user by restricting the viewing angle to 60 degrees. Its size dimension as a package is a width of 15 inches, a height of 12.6 inches and 0.4 inches thickness. Its features are listed below;
- Anti-smudge; does not allow oil and fingerprints to stick on the screen.
- The anti-scratch effect; cannot be cut by sharp objects.
- Anti-glare effect; which blocks the harmful rays such as the blue light.
- Anti-peeping/spy effect.
The above-stated features bring with it some advantages and disadvantages;
- It provides high viewability under the sunlight effects hence one can use their laptop comfortably in the outdoors.
- It is easily washable when it gets dirty and it does not lose its adhesion when it drys up.
- It is easy to install and attach by the silicon seal at the edges of the filter. It is also easily removable and can be reused.
- Its ability to block the harmful light rays(blocks 30% of blue light ) helps to prevent eye strain issues and an eventual eye problem.
- It prevents theft of one’s information by side viewers.
- It does not fully ensure the privacy of your work especially in the front view.people may steal your work by standing behind you.
- It, however, does not block as much light to prevent too much glare.
Bylure upgraded screen filter.
This screen protector is specifically designed to fit the newly released MacBook Pro 16” and its dimensions are 13.8-inch width by 8.9-inch height, with a gloss appearance. It perfectly displays the upgrade of privacy and high definition due to the use of the latest technological advancements. It displays a number of features as mentioned below;
- It is ultra-thin and hence it favors the narrow screened laptops.
- In has a high anti-peeping effect employed by the dimmed side views.
- It has high transmittance of 75% hence high clarity of the screen display which provides clear images.
- Bubble free screen. During installation, the filter does not trap any air bubbles that may lead to pumps on the screen.
- It has an anti-glare effect that blocks 30% of blue light and approximately 99% of UltraViolet rays.
- It keeps the screen of the laptop to be more of a clear display than a blurred display.
- It ensures high protection of the user’s private information by blocking the viewability of side-standers.
- It ensures high health protection of the user’s eye and prevents future eyesight problems related with too much glare; if they use it daily.
- It also brings out the confidence of using your computer in public areas.
- One can easily close their laptop with the filter on without leaving any gap.
- It can be washed in the case of dirt and oil can be easily wiped off.
- It is flexible enough to be removed and reused later. This may also apply to when one wants to wash it.
- It is easy to install and attach due to the presence of silicon seal which gains back its adhesivity after it has been washed.
- The screen filter is not easily compatible with touch screen computers hence reducing its sensitivity.
- The user’s information is also not really protected from the front since absolutely anyone can view their work unless the distance is a factor.
Filmext privacy protector filters
The item is suitable for the 16-inch MacBook Pro and it has a thickness of 0.4mm. it has both gloss and matte surfaces. Its main feature is the magnetic attachment it contains. It is easily attached to the screen through the magnets that attract the metal in the computers. Other features include;
- Its high privacy protection effect.
- Webcam cover effect.
- High transmittance.
- It is anti-glare.
The advantages of the Filmext privacy protectors are that it is easy to install and does not leave any air bubbles in the screen, it has a webcam cover that helps in privacy from the internet hackers that snoop around, it makes it easy to use laptop in public without fear of data theft and also it ensures protection of users information by blackening of the screen from both side views.
- They tend to be more expensive than other similar products.
- They also tend to be thick(0.4 mm) making it hard to close the laptop, hence leaving a gap.
- It breaks easily if not well stored or handled.
- It does not also block the visibility of the user’s work behind them.
- Increasing brightness to improve on the clarity of the display may increase the chances of lowering the battery life.
The product is compatible with the privacy screen filter protector manufactured by Zoegaa, in terms of characteristics, only that the Zoegaa privacy screen protector tends to be more expensive than Filmext privacy filters.
Privacy screen protector Filter by Zoegaa
The Zoegaa privacy screen filter is designed for the 16 inch MacBook pro in terms of the size and referentiality. It is designed with the latest technological advancements giving some of its best features. These are; anti-glare effect, restricted viewing angle effect, high clarity,anti-bubble easy installation, and removability.
The material has the following advantages;
- It protects the user’s sensitive information from being stolen by prying eyes of the neighbors or strangers in public areas.
- It protects the user from eye-straining from too much glare.
- It can be easily removed and washed in cases of dirt and the silicon adhesive is restored.
The main disadvantage of the product is the unblocked visibility for the people behind the user. if steps of installation are not followed the application of the silicon seal might be messy.
For one to buy a screen filter they need to consider the properties and characteristics of their laptops and ensure they are compatible. They should also consider the amount of money they have or rather invest in buying a good quality that is rather expensive. In my opinion, I would have gone for the Bylure screen filter because of their great features and advantages they come with. This privacy feature plays an important role in people’s lives and should be incorporated in the lives of detectives and secret agencies, prominent novel writers and more people need their work kept secretive!