Hands-on with nine pairs of touchscreen gloves

At a Glance

A heavy duty glove, the HD Grip Touch is designed for tough guys and gals - although it may not be the most accurate of our gloves, they will definitely keep your hands warm while still allowing you to control your device.

Price when rated: $35.00

Pros

  • Designed to reduce smudges and fingerprints on your device.
  • Made from tough fibers to be extra durable.

Cons

  • Can be a little difficult to hit smaller buttons correctly due to the thickness.
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At a Glance

Although they resemble regular gloves, the NuTouch are super soft touchscreen gloves that can perform almost any function on your device, however, they might not be thick enough for colder weather.

Price when rated: $20.00

Pros

  • Very soft and comfortable.
  • Able to hit even the smallest menu buttons and commands.

Cons

  • Might not be thick enough for very cold climates.
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At a Glance

Although they can still easily operate menus and apps, these gloves didn't always do great detail work when texting. Still, they're nicely designed and can also be used as a liner.

Price when rated: $25.00

Pros

  • Outer layer is wind-resistent, inner layer pulls moisture away from the skin.
  • Grip dots help you keep ahold of your device.

Cons

  • Not always accurate when texting.
  • Conductive material is only on two fingers, making multitouch a challenge.
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At a Glance

While the seams on the finger tips made selecting small menu items a bit difficult, these gloves still managed to get the job done.

Price when rated: $27.00

Pros

  • Conductive material on all five fingers.

Cons

  • Seams on finger tips occasionally made it difficult to select smaller characters.
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At a Glance

These gloves did impressively well across a variety of tasks - even selecting small characters and menu items.

Price when rated: $25.00

Pros

  • Available in multiple colors.
  • Performed well even when texting in portrait mode.
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At a Glance

These thick Glider Gloves did impressively well across our testing - even when texting and playing games.

Price when rated: $30.00

Pros

  • Double lined for warmth.
  • Surprisingly accurate while texting.
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North Face knows how to make great cold weather gear, but these gloves suffer some when it comes to accuracy.

Price when rated: $45.00

Pros

  • Available in multiple colors.
  • Clip helps keep gloves together.

Cons

  • Could use more conductive material.
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At a Glance

Mujjo's gloves feel handmade, and fit nicely to your hand. They're also solidly accurate, even when texting.

Price when rated: $25.00

Pros

  • Available in multiple colors.
  • Crafted by hand.
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At a Glance

Not only do they feel like regular gloves, they also perform almost as well as bare fingers.

Price when rated: $30.00

Pros

  • Gripping dots help you hold onto your device.
  • Silver fibers are anti-microbial.
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