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Are the 10.1 screens glossy, such as what's found in the 2019+ Grand Cherokee, or are they matte, like the 2014-2018 Grand Cherokee?
 

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I'm pretty sure the 10.1 screens are just coming out on the Pacifica and Durango for 2021. The 8.4 should be the biggest in the Grand Cherokee's right now; they haven't gotten an interior update in the past few years.
 

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Doing enough new car PDI's on WK's in the past (particularly the 2018's & 2019's), I do believe they are matte. For comparisons sake, the previous RU Pacifica's 8.4's were glossy too, I believe.
 

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Glad to hear they switched back to matte, I would like to think they were listening to me for that particular piece of feedback 😇
 

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Glad to hear they switched back to matte, I would like to think they were listening to me for that particular piece of feedback 😇
I don't believe that's the case. Their photos show a glossy coating.
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I purchased a Mopar touchscreen protector kit for my 8.4N. It is matte or satin finish. 2 came in the package with a microfiber wipe. I still get fingerprints on the surface screen, but the base screen is protected from abrasion, skin oils/acids and fingernail dents.

 

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Glossy seems to be the way most manufacturers are going. Glossy with that piano black trim all around the perimeter of the screen, so everything always looks dirty (to me). :rolleyes:
 

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Get enough glare off the matte screen, don't need any help getting blinded while backing up. Need a delete screen option.
 

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Get enough glare off the matte screen, don't need any help getting blinded while backing up. Need a delete screen option.
The only way you’ll get a delete screen option is to buy something older than a 2018 model as during the 2018 year reverse cameras became mandatory.
 

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From Uconnect 4 onward, I believe, Chrysler's infotainment systems have used capacitive rather than older resistive touchscreens. (That version debuted in 2017 300/Charger/Challenger, as I recall.) While capacitive screens are more sensitive and support multi-touch, they also cost more and don't work well with gloves. I prefer matte finish to avoid glare, fingerprints, and dust, but most consumers have been conditioned to expect glossy given their experiences with smartphones, tablets, and the like. And I don't know that I've encountered a capacitive screen with matte finish in any device. So it seems glossy screens are the future, 10.1" Uconnect included.

While I can accept the glossy screens, piano black trim is just a bad idea. It looks good when clean, but simply doesn't stay that way for long, and is way too susceptible to permanent scratches when used on high-touch areas like center consoles.
 
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