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Old Dec 10, 2012, 02:50 PM   #51
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Just FYI people, white has become the most popular color on cars worldwide. I believe it surpassed black this year. I read about it on an automotive site the other day.

I chose white because to me, white looks so... Premium. My iPhone matches my car too. White with chrome accents. Just has that premium look.

Oh and PS... I work with military and I see tons of Marines, Navy, Army and Air Force with white iPhones and they're far from 'girly' lol
That is because they tend to be cheaper, all cars are white first... It is the base paint... Then, after the base paint, they become black, red, yellow or whatever...
Nothing to do with choice of iPhone colour though...
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 03:15 PM   #52
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White because I've used black since the iPhone 3G. Got tired of it.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 03:18 PM   #53
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White because I've used black since the iPhone 3G. Got tired of it.
That's one of the reasons I went for white this time because I had black 3G and black 4.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 03:37 PM   #54
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I never liked the old white phones but the new ip5 looks awesome! Traded my black and I'm very happy with my white iP5.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 03:37 PM   #55
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I always had black iPhones and wanted something different this time. The white is nice, but i'll probably go black to black on my next one.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 03:40 PM   #56
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Nice to see some BMW owners here . I own a BMW F10 Cashmere Silver myself but I think it matches with my White iPhone 5.

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I test drove this car last year before I decided on my x6, awesome awesome car.

Im jealous of you guys, my car is very dirty in that pic while you guys have shiny bmws
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 03:49 PM   #57
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I chose White because I love how the white one is more shinier and it shows less scratches than the black one and I think it stands out more. So why did you pick black or white for your iPhone 5? Do you regret it and want to exchange it for another color?
I bought the white because after reading and viewing "scuffgate" victims posts, I noticed that more people had problems with the black and slate. The black's bezel when scratched looks horrible because the silver clearly sticks out from the black.

I personally like the black and slate look better but when it comes down to it I want a clean out of the box phone

either way even after exchanging my phone 4 times I still got a white one with 2 minor scratches on the silver bezel which you can't even notice. In the end I'd rather have tiny scratches I would have got anyway over time compared to battery problems or LTE problems, or screen problems

I have my phone in a Otterbox Defender case and while the case adds a lot of bulk I am glad I don't have to worry about dropping it or scratching it. Still sometimes I envy the people who go without a case. I tried that once with my iPhone 4 and on the second day of doing so I got two scratches on the glass back.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 05:42 PM   #58
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I test drove this car last year before I decided on my x6, awesome awesome car.

Im jealous of you guys, my car is very dirty in that pic while you guys have shiny bmws
This is why I did not buy a black BMW because it gets dirty often and I have to clean it every day which is a pain in the a$$ and indeed it's a magnificent car.

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I bought the white because after reading and viewing "scuffgate" victims posts, I noticed that more people had problems with the black and slate. The black's bezel when scratched looks horrible because the silver clearly sticks out from the black.

I personally like the black and slate look better but when it comes down to it I want a clean out of the box phone

either way even after exchanging my phone 4 times I still got a white one with 2 minor scratches on the silver bezel which you can't even notice. In the end I'd rather have tiny scratches I would have got anyway over time compared to battery problems or LTE problems, or screen problems

I have my phone in a Otterbox Defender case and while the case adds a lot of bulk I am glad I don't have to worry about dropping it or scratching it. Still sometimes I envy the people who go without a case. I tried that once with my iPhone 4 and on the second day of doing so I got two scratches on the glass back.
Me too, I was afraid of getting scratches on the black iPhone 5 which is more visible than the white and the black needs to be cleaned often because of the fingerprints. I'm still using my white iPhone 5 naked and it's still flawless!
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 05:48 PM   #59
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 05:49 PM   #60
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I got the black iPhone because I liked it better than the white one.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 06:54 PM   #61
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White. Just a fan of the classic apple look.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 07:19 PM   #62
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I usually go with black with my previous iPhones. After I heard of the scuffing with the black, the day after I picked up the black 5. I went to AT&T and exchanged for a white one. I grabbed it yesterday. This is my first time seeing white in person and I love it. It's different to me. I'm no female, I see nothing feminine about it.

It's all personal preference.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 07:25 PM   #63
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My iP4 was black, my 4S was white. I was originally thinking of sticking with white, but I ended up getting the black 5. I just like the blacked out anodization of it. Also it felt like something new. The white 4S and the white 5 look a little similar. I guess it felt a little fresher.

So far, only minimum chipping issues on the anodization.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 10:37 PM   #64
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White.

Why? I previously had a black iPhone 3G and iPhone 4, both of which were totally awesome looking. But to me the black iPhone 5 looks kinda boring and generic. Also, I'm not particularly enamored of the height adjustment Apple did on this model and the monochrome nature of the black model just accentuates this.

That's not to say I didn't consider the black model. It is pretty stealthy looking and I was on the fence at first. But ultimately the light silvery aluminum accents on the white model really won me over. Besides, I really wanted a change of pace with this phone purchase.
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 12:03 AM   #65
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White.

Why? I previously had a black iPhone 3G and iPhone 4, both of which were totally awesome looking. But to me the black iPhone 5 looks kinda boring and generic. Also, I'm not particularly enamored of the height adjustment Apple did on this model and the monochrome nature of the black model just accentuates this.

That's not to say I didn't consider the black model. It is pretty stealthy looking and I was on the fence at first. But ultimately the light silvery aluminum accents on the white model really won me over. Besides, I really wanted a change of pace with this phone purchase.
Same for me man. I'm glad you are happy with your purchase .
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 12:43 AM   #66
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I went and bought my Mom a white 32GB iPhone 5 the other day, which is the same color I would have bought myself had I not switched to Android ... the reason is the Black iP5 nicks and reveals the silver aluminum, and honestly the Black 5 just looks kind of cheap compared to the white one, just my opinion.
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 12:57 AM   #67
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Not really loving the sexism in here. Women tend to get the white, so it's hands off for men? Grade school, much?

I got the white but I struggled a bit to pick because the black looks very nice. For a while there, I really regretted not getting the black but I've come to appreciate the two tone look with my black case.
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 01:14 AM   #68
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My iPhone 4 is black so I've decided to get my iP5 in white ... plus it matches my macbook now
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 04:24 AM   #69
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i chose black phone because the phone is all black and sleek..

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Old Dec 11, 2012, 05:01 AM   #70
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 07:46 AM   #71
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I have the black one.

Like someone else here said, it reminded me of something out of Batman. My friend who works as a sea engineer recently came home and saw the iPhone 5 for the first time in person and said "Wow, it looks like a Batmobile!" I knew right and there I had done the right choice.

I think the white one is very pretty and therefor suits my girlfriend as she is too :-)
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 08:13 AM   #72
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I choose white, cus I like the white better.......

pretty much the reasoning of everyone... what a stupid question
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 08:27 AM   #73
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IF you choose a black iPhone because you think you'll have more authority with it ... then you're doing it wrong.


White for one simple reason: Because the first iPhones that arrived at my shop were white ones so i didn't have a choice.

And now that I have one, I'm very pleased with it. Whenever I see an iPhone in my neighbourhood or at uni, most of the times it's a black one so I'm fairly happy with the more differentiated phone, although there are millions of white ones but still


and very happy with all the beamer owners here
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 08:33 AM   #74
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I chose black because in my opinion, it looks more sleek. I also like how the screen totally blends in with the black iPhone, especially in near darkness.

However, had I been forced to pick up a white one, I wouldn't have minded that either.
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 08:44 AM   #75
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Easy, I liked the black one better.

Personal preference - pure and simple.
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