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Old Nov 14, 2012, 09:15 PM   #1
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iPad 4 Black vs White

What's better for watching videos and such?

I think the colors both look nice, but I'm un-sure of which to get.

I heard that black might be better to watch content on as white might get a little distracting.

People with experience, care to weigh in?
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 09:40 PM   #2
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I think most people would say black for watching videos. The black border will blend better. With that said, I have a white iPad 3 and have no issues with watching videos and I don't find the white border distracting.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 09:44 PM   #3
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I've had both and I prefer black.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 10:00 PM   #4
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For movies/videos, black. For browsing, white. Either way, you'll eventually get used to whichever bezel color you end up choosing.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 10:00 PM   #5
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if you're gonna watch lots of vids, then black blends better. Some people however have no problems with viewing vids with the white one.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 10:07 PM   #6
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I have both the black and white 4's. Honestly, it's just a matter of personal preference. Nothing scientific about it and if you poll 100 people, the answer you'll most likely get corresponds to the iPad color they've already purchased.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 05:58 AM   #7
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I don't agree with peole that say the white bezel is distracting.

I have a white iPad, and do not find it distracting at all. I much prefer the white over the black!
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 06:30 AM   #8
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tbh, I think its really personal preference. I've seen people post that the white is better for videos and conversely the black. Get the one you like and is the least distracting.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 05:01 PM   #9
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In the end I ended up going with the black one and it does blend a lot better than my previous white iPad.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 05:11 PM   #10
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If you will only watch videos get black, if you will do a variety of things get the color you like.
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