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Old Jan 31, 2013, 03:58 PM   #1
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Naked white iPhone 5 users (no case), any significant scratches?

I have a Zagg Invisible Shield on the back of my iPhone 5, because I was worried that the metal would get scratched from daily setting it down on tables, and so forth. But... the Invisible Shield is kind of stained blueish, probably from my dark blue jeans. It kinda just looks ugly. See the picture. I'd really like to just go naked with the phone, but I don't want any significant scratching. Small stuff here and there is okay, but I didn't know how suseptable to scratches the metal is. I never had an case on my iPhone 4 (for over 2 years), and it the glass was great because it didn't really show scratches. Am I worrying too much about a naked iPhone 5?https://www.dropbox.com/s/e6gk877s167i1r0/IMG_0308.jpg
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Old Jan 31, 2013, 05:16 PM   #2
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Old Jan 31, 2013, 05:47 PM   #3
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I have the white iPhone 5 and carry it without a case in my pants pocket (jeans usually). I have observed no scratches to the back, luckily for the white iphone, the backing seems less scratch prone than the black one. The only scratches even remotely visible are on the shiny little metal apple logo on the back.
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Old Jan 31, 2013, 06:19 PM   #4
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using my white ip5 naked since day 1. No significant scratches here.
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Old Feb 1, 2013, 02:31 PM   #5
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Thanks everybody. I might be taking off the invisible shield this weekend now that I've seen everybody's comments.
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Old Feb 1, 2013, 03:11 PM   #6
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I have a black iPhone 5 with no scratches on the back. It's pretty tough as long as you aren't too abusive with it.
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Old Feb 1, 2013, 04:12 PM   #7
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White iPhone 5 since day one. Completely naked. No significant scratches. I lay it on tables/flat surfaces all the time. I keep it in my front pocket with no other objects.
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Old Feb 1, 2013, 07:35 PM   #8
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Very faint hairline scratches on the aluminum shiny edge, but I would really have to hold up it and inspect. Still looks like new after a month. Btw, the Invisibleshield doesn't look too bad, gives it a smoked look.
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Old Feb 1, 2013, 08:08 PM   #9
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I'm white and naked, no it hasn't scratched me.
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Old Feb 1, 2013, 09:44 PM   #10
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Black with no scratches but a couple of nicks on the bezel around the corners. Both of them from when I knocked it off the night stand about 2 feet and it hit the baseboard on the wall.
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Old Feb 2, 2013, 01:48 PM   #11
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I used my iPhone 4 naked all the time but the iPhone 5 need a case to protect the edges... Black paint just came off the edges.. Couldnt stand that
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