We received a few pairs of these Gunnar Glasses today and were very excited to get them in. However that excitement turned to dissapointment after we opened the packaging…
The Gunnar Optiks are supposed to protect your eyes when looking at monitors or TV’s for long periods of time, and while they may do that, they also make you look like a kid riding the special bus. While not a problem for personal users at home, here in the Warcom office it was quite entertaining looking at someone wearing these glasses.
The biggest dissapointment was the build quality. For the price that they cost ($61 per pair) for the model we ordered, we expected a tough metal frame with some serious durability since they are also targeted at gamers. What we got were brittle lightweight aluminium type material that is extremely easy to bend and break.
Below is an image of the Gunnar MLG Phantom we received.
The case was another dissapointment, while it looks really nice at first sight, the build quality is really bad. I’m surprised that they are even sending these cases with their product, straight off the factory line from China, it doesn’t even close properly and can be moved and bent with ease.
Here at Warcom we like to do product reviews on the good and the bad products that come out in the computer industry and while we do sell these Gunnar Glasses, unfortunately we cannot recommend them mainly due to the build quality.
Greg’s Warcom Rating – 2/10