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Old Dec 18, 2012, 05:51 PM   #101
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 06:54 PM   #102
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I own the black and love the sleek, stealthy look it has, but I have to admit that in person, the white looks awesome. Hard to say which looks better. I think if I had to say, the white actually looks better from a hardware standpoint, though the very dark black screen and black glass make the front panel look better in black, and I like the deep black/slate look for me.
I kinda agree with this.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 10:04 PM   #103
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Black. All of my iDevices have been black.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 11:11 AM   #104
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The white.

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Every iPhone was black for me until the 5. The aluminum sides with a polished bevel is dead sexy.
I second that.

I also like the all black look but I'm glad I went with white thi time around.
I agree with that statement.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 11:17 AM   #105
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The one in your hand. What nonsense, does it really matter? Do you look at your neighbors house/flat and wish it were yours?

I sound like an old person.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 11:43 AM   #106
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The iPhone 5 looks much cleaner and beautiful in white. But that's just my opinion.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 06:01 PM   #107
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 06:03 PM   #108
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That never gets old, haha.
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Old Dec 21, 2012, 11:52 AM   #109
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I have the white I think white is better but it would not matter to me what I got. After a couple YouTube videos and a little searching the web I finally figured that I like the white but I didn't get that much time to think about it. But it is your opinion to be honest. Scratches are less visible and I like the look of the black in some cases. And on YouTube videos the black has a lot more fingerprints and the white down not have many fingerprints.😎

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The white.

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I agree with that statement.
If all your devices are black why don't you change it up
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Old Dec 21, 2012, 11:59 AM   #110
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Surprised that there's so much disagreement here. From a purely objective point of view, the black is better!! And that's just not a matter of opinion; it's a fact. LOL!!
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Old Dec 21, 2012, 04:58 PM   #111
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I have the white I think white is better but it would not matter to me what I got. After a couple YouTube videos and a little searching the web I finally figured that I like the white but I didn't get that much time to think about it. But it is your opinion to be honest. Scratches are less visible and I like the look of the black in some cases. And on YouTube videos the black has a lot more fingerprints and the white down not have many fingerprints.😎

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If all your devices are black why don't you change it up
I'm changing things up by getting the iphone 5 in white
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Old Jan 12, 2013, 04:44 AM   #112
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the white looks, better it has more tone to it, it really shows off the iPhone 5. The back is actually grey and you can see the diamond cut beveled edge. And of course you still have the reflective apple logo on the back.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 02:50 PM   #113
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Black is okay but white is absolutely stunning Hands down white.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 05:22 PM   #114
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I don't see how anyone could go for the black one the way it ages. It would really look ugly after a few weeks of use. And the shiny diamond-cut beveled edge on the white iphone really looks stunning and exclusive compared to the standard looking beveled edge on the black iphone

Aging is really the reason not to go for the black one
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 05:31 PM   #115
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White. The shiny outer band looks great with a white phone. I'd like to see stats on numbers sold of each.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 05:31 PM   #116
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White. Looks classy.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 05:37 PM   #117
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The MacBook-like casing on the White/Silver drew me right in!

My cat definately likes it. I might just get him one!
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 07:01 PM   #118
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I don't see how anyone could go for the black one the way it ages. It would really look ugly after a few weeks of use. And the shiny diamond-cut beveled edge on the white iphone really looks stunning and exclusive compared to the standard looking beveled edge on the black iphone

Aging is really the reason not to go for the black one
This is why I got white.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 07:19 PM   #119
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Black IMO. Looks sleek

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The black one, looks amazing!

As for the white one I think it's absolutely horrible, much prefer my white 4S.
This.

I thought the white IP5 looked tacky and..just not right. I loved my white iPhone 4S and 3GS but this time around I find the black to be nice.
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Old May 10, 2013, 07:14 AM   #120
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Black is great as long as you buy a quality case for it and keep the case on the phone at all times. I've owned the black and didn't always have a case on it so it got some minor cosmetic damage that looked like major damage because of the phones dark color where as my sisters white Iphone 5 had a few more dings on it but never the less it still looked better than my black i5 with less damage. Point is the white looks better than the black UNLESS the black is in FLAWLESS condition.
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Old May 12, 2013, 02:15 PM   #121
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Black since it gives you a much more immersive experience. Try seeing a picture took with your iPhone 5 in a white version and you'll see 2 bars since it's 4:3 resolution, in the black you cannot notice.

Same for videos
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Old May 13, 2013, 10:28 PM   #122
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I love iPhone in white. :3

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Old May 13, 2013, 10:37 PM   #123
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Black since it gives you a much more immersive experience. Try seeing a picture took with your iPhone 5 in a white version and you'll see 2 bars since it's 4:3 resolution, in the black you cannot notice.

Same for videos
i'm not sure if i'm understanding you right. both white and black iphones have 16:9 displays, and both phones take 4:3 pictures. when i'm viewing pictures or videos on either device, i'm seeing the same thing.

if you're talking about the white bezel being a distraction, your mind learns to ignore it over (a short amount of) time. i've had a white iphone 4, a white iphone 4s, and a white iphone 5. the white is never a bother.

to answer the original question, i do think the black iphone is ever so slightly more striking than the white, and that's saying a lot coming from a person who's always chosen white iphones. i wound up picking white, however, because of the flaking and more noticeable finger prints on the black.
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Old May 14, 2013, 12:44 AM   #124
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Old May 14, 2013, 01:46 AM   #125
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It depends if you're male or female.
Not this c**p again. Black and white are both neutral colours.
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