Anyone make a CLEAR glass back for iPhone4?

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  1. Sh00tingStar, Dec 15, 2010
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    Sh00tingStar macrumors member

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    I have no interest in a white or carbon fiber or aluminum/stainless steel back, but I thought a clear glass back (with Apple logos) might be kinda cool.
     
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    Think you'll need to file this under the "would be nice to have category" for now. I see a lot of the sellers on eBay offering colored backplates so, maybe, clear ones aren't too far off in the distant future. As for now though, haven't seen any clear ones on the market. If there were, I'd probably bite and get one myself.
     
  4. Sherifftruman macrumors 6502

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    THe problem is all you would see is metal shielding and the plastic frame that holds teh glass on so it would not be near as cool as it seems.
     
  5. duf.tuf macrumors newbie

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    Maybe, but still a good idea worth trying, I don't think the frame and parts inside look like a mess, It might be kinda cool like a fancy see through watch or something like that!
     
  6. SL4VE macrumors 6502

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    i think your idea is cool, but theres really not much to see which would be cool.. mostly blackness and a battery
     
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    I'm sure you have all seen by now the DIY mod a guy did, he said he used paint thinners to remove the black paint from within side the back glass, but upon investigation myself, i read about a guy trying this method himself, but to no avail.
     
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    No, I haven't seen it. :eek: Do you have a link?
     
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    i thought this would look pretty cool till i saw it then i didnt like it.
     
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    I think Jack Backs (the company that makes the custom wooden backs) is working on making clear kits right now. I'm not sure if they are out yet though.
     
  12. guccigucci88 macrumors 6502a

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    ooh wherd u see this? i checked their website don't think its on there.
     
  13. Austin M. macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah, I heard about that, they aren't out yet though.
     
  14. vincenz macrumors 601

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    I think this is one of those things that are cool in theory but probably not very in practice :p
     
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    i feel like it would show scratches easy and if you put a screen protector on it then it would look weird case of the clear glass
     
  17. deweyjohnson macrumors newbie

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    yeah, i agree. i haven't seen any clear glass back case on the market. maybe it will be cool with a glass case on the back of i4.
     
  18. crystal-clear, Feb 14, 2011
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    Have you noticed any problems with the flash with the clear back? I would think it would interfere like the white ones had problems.
     
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  21. crystal-clear, Feb 15, 2011
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    The flash does not work like it would when it's just the regular OEM back glass. Besides, using a flash on a phone really isn't that important...maybe for me at least. I can live without it for the style :D

    I have seen them, but then again, when you see them up close, you will notice how cheesy / cheap it looks. The real mccoy looks amazing in person, especially in the dark, with the light glaring out the back side....
     
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    eBay is the only way to go. You're not going to get scammed..
     
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  24. crystal-clear, Feb 16, 2011
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    I originally ordered 1, to see if I could actually do it. I've ordered more.
     

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