ZAGG has introduced a new version of its invisibleShield line, the invisibleShield Extreme, a thin, clear film that protects the screens of smartphones, such as the new iPhone 5.

According to Kent Wuthrich, executive vice president of marketing for ZAGG, it differs from other products in the invisibleShield portfolio by offering advanced shock absorption and superior break protection. By installing the Extreme on a compatible mobile device, consumers can worry less about broken screens as a result of dropping their smartphone or tablet, he says.

The invisibleShield Extreme is created from the same ultra-durable polyurethane as the original invisibleShield, but now includes a new, premium, shock resistant layer. It’s available for US$29.99, which includes a lifetime warranty, at Best Buy retail locations nationwide and .