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Old Feb 7, 2013, 05:30 PM   #1
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Hows your black/white iphone 5 months later?

Do you wish you went with the black if you have the white? or vise versa?

I have the black and I kind of wish I got the white instead now..
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Old Feb 7, 2013, 05:35 PM   #2
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I went with black and will never go back.
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Old Feb 7, 2013, 07:44 PM   #3
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I have both. No I don't have problem with either one. Honestly I don't know what people are complaining about when they say their phones are scratched up. Just get a back film if you're that concerned. I'm fine with the light chips on the chamfered edges.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 02:45 PM   #4
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I have both. No I don't have problem with either one. Honestly I don't know what people are complaining about when they say their phones are scratched up. Just get a back film if you're that concerned. I'm fine with the light chips on the chamfered edges.
Which color looks better now down the road in your opinion
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 02:56 PM   #5
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holding up pretty darn good... just some nicks around the bezel, no scratches on the screen or back

EDIT: White version
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 02:58 PM   #6
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Nearly 3 months with the black model but I keep looking at the white model thinking "should have I...?"
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 03:16 PM   #7
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White model.. Still absolutely flawless...
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 03:30 PM   #8
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holding up pretty darn good... just some nicks around the bezel, no scratches on the screen or back

EDIT: White version
Are the nicks noticeable on the white?
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 03:40 PM   #9
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Meh... It's black, it's a placeholder till Apple builds a larger more contemporary phone.

Give us a choice that can go head to head with the latest & upcoming top of the line Android phones, and I'll happily put down the cash for one.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 03:43 PM   #10
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My black one is fine. It has a case on it, but I don't regret my color choice. I still think that black looks best with apps that haven't been updated for the taller screen size.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 04:03 PM   #11
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You can see a tiny bit of silver showing in some areas when the antenna band meets the chamfered edge, right on that join.

Considering I haven't kept it in a case, it's done brilliantly, though next time I may get white simply for a change.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 04:22 PM   #12
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went white and it was right

rocking it naked from day 1. No scratches or scuffs.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 04:24 PM   #13
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Black iPhone 5 still looking great. Finally got a very small scratch on the black metal band last week. Still happy I went black for this gen. It looks way better than the white one.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 04:38 PM   #14
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rocking it naked from day 1. No scratches or scuffs.
5 human demerits for using the word "rocking' as a verb.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 04:42 PM   #15
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I use a hard case and matte screen cover. So it still looks the same three years later. I replace the protectors when they start to look ratty.

Black 3GS
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 04:45 PM   #16
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My white model is gorgeous and in pretty good condition. I managed to drop it on tile TWICE the day before my case was supposed to arrive () but thankfully it just made two dings on the front corners. Now I just have a few light scratches around the bezel where the case isn't covering. I have screen protectors on the front and back so there should be no marks on the glass or the aluminum.

I started with a black model but returned it for a white one because it looks so much nicer.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 05:27 PM   #17
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I went with the black one, and have regretted it since almost the get go. Unless you have a particular want/need, white is the way to go.
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 05:39 PM   #18
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No case and I absuse mine and really only a few very small scratches on the screen from coming in and out of my pocket. But the back is still perfect
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 05:54 PM   #19
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My launch day black is perfect (except for the tiny scuff that was out of the box). And its been dropped 4 times on hard floors. But I keep it in a case, so...
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 06:24 PM   #20
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my original ip5 bought on release date, well that one the volume button broke. so i took it to apple last week and they gave me a "new" phone. though im not sure if its new or refurbished. so now that i dont know if my phone is new or not, i JBed it But besides that, the phone was still in perfect condition! White by the way
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 06:27 PM   #21
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White iPhone 5 looks pretty good, but I have a case and screen protector on it. I'm accident prone, which outweighs how awesome it looks naked.
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5 human demerits for using the word "rocking' as a verb.
thanks for your contribution to the discussion! go home now...
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Old Feb 8, 2013, 06:44 PM   #23
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Do you wish you went with the black if you have the white? or vise versa?

I have the black and I kind of wish I got the white instead now..
Color is such a negligible factor in my use and enjoyment of my phone. I'm content with my black one, as I'm sure I would be with a white one.
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