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Old Nov 29, 2012, 09:10 AM   #1
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Here's my scuffed iPhone 5 after two months, I like it

Honestly it doesn't look bad to me. Reminds me when I had a 3G/S I used to like the back getting hair scratches almost immediately, thought it was a nice wear use. Mine was flawless out the box, unlike others getting scuffed right out the box.

Took these with my old iPhone 4.
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 09:16 AM   #2
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Honestly, to me that looks better than when it's new.
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 09:19 AM   #3
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Neato. Just another pic and post about an owner who is actually using their phone instead of treating it like a newborn baby.
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 09:22 AM   #4
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i like it too
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 10:44 AM   #5
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Not bad at all.
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 10:49 AM   #6
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Given that my black iP5 still looks flawless as day one despite handling it no differently from my past iPhones (naked too), yours has the defective anodized coating. If you want to call this "nice wear" after only 2 months that's your prerogative.
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 10:58 AM   #7
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Given that my black iP5 still looks flawless as day one despite handling it no differently from my past iPhones (naked too), yours has the defective anodized coating. If you want to call this "nice wear" after only 2 months that's your prerogative.
Doesn't seem like I'm the only one who agrees with this, you probably treat yours like a baby. I place mine anywhere. In two months this definitely can be caused, even days. I'm sure you've seen scuffed threads as soon as the iPhone was released. I don't think its " defective anodized coating"
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 11:04 AM   #8
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Looks like poop.
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I was wondering if these things would follow a denim principle. The more worn they get, the cooler they look.
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 11:12 AM   #10
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I was wondering if these things would follow a denim principle. The more worn they get, the cooler they look.
Great theory! I love this one I ****ed up.
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 11:20 AM   #11
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Looks pretty ugly, but that's just me.
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Looks pretty ugly, but that's just me.
Tato bori.
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 11:41 AM   #13
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Looks like poop.
+1, looks gross.
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 11:55 AM   #14
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+1, looks gross.
+2 you need to go see an eye doctor.. LoL.. It does NOT good...
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 11:59 AM   #15
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Sounds like everyone who has scratched phones is trying to justify it to themselves. Personally not my taste. Black looks sexy when all black.
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Sounds like everyone who has scratched phones is trying to justify it to themselves. Personally not my taste. Black looks sexy when all black.
not really, cuz i couldve gone to apple and got a exchange but i dont want to do that.
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Dude I'm all about positivity as much as possible but the OP and the first few replies feel like serious over-compensating for the fact our beloved iPhone sheds color like hair.
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haha that does look better than some user's new phones
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 12:35 PM   #19
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Sorry dude but I think you're in denial if you think that looks better than a mint phone. Although you may in fact be the perfect Apple consumer, satisfied no matter what so long as there is an Apple logo on it.
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Doesn't seem like I'm the only one who agrees with this, you probably treat yours like a baby. I place mine anywhere. In two months this definitely can be caused, even days. I'm sure you've seen scuffed threads as soon as the iPhone was released. I don't think its " defective anodized coating"
I do not treat mine any differently from past iPhones, including placing it naked on tables. Most of the scuffed threads involve predamaged iP5. A few members have tried to get the store models to scratch to no avail, and even taken videos of it. The normal anodized coating doesn't scratch that easily.
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Sorry dude but I think you're in denial if you think that looks better than a mint phone. Although you may in fact be the perfect Apple consumer, satisfied no matter what so long as there is an Apple logo on it.
He's probably really going to love it if he drops it and shatters the screen or bends it.
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Dude I'm all about positivity as much as possible but the OP and the first few replies feel like serious over-compensating for the fact our beloved iPhone sheds color like hair.
AGAIN I can go to apple and easily, very very easily can get a exchange for a "perfect" one and keep it "perfect" with a case. But I don't want to do that. I actually like my iPhone like this.
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Honestly it doesn't look bad to me. Reminds me when I had a 3G/S I used to like the back getting hair scratches almost immediately, thought it was a nice wear use. Mine was flawless out the box, unlike others getting scuffed right out the box.

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Old Nov 29, 2012, 05:05 PM   #25
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Here's mine after a month and a half of use without a case from day one (arrived in immaculate condition). Daily use includes sometime going to construction site, daily walk with my dog (pulling it in/out often to snap photos), trip to the gym and constantly going in and out of my jean's front pocket. The only precaution I take is making sure my keys and coins go into different pockets.





The only scuffing is near the headphone socket- I constantly hit it with the jack.



While I don't think there's anything wrong with scuffed phone, my opinion is that with minimal effort (provided your phone arrived with no anodizing defect) the iPhone 5 finish can stay scuff-free (or with minor scuffing, chipping) for quite a while.
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