Anyone with White iPhone 4 - Question for you

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by onne2slick, May 11, 2011.

  1. onne2slick macrumors regular

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    I bought the white iPhone 4 and I'm not sure if it's just my phone. Return policy expires tomorrow and I don't want to check their display models since it's far away. But does anybody have discoloration on their screen? Not the black screen itself, but the white part. I have a grayish hue around the rim of the black screen. Maybe it's just the board behind the screen, I don't know. I hope I'm not the only one. Can someone confirm?
     
  2. mltaylor macrumors regular

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    I got mine in the mail yesterday. I haven't switched from my black yet so I couldn't tell you BUT if I were you I'd be on the safe side and return that sucker
     
  3. onne2slick thread starter macrumors regular

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    The thing is, the gray hue is perfectly symmetrical. That's why I assume it's somethig on the back of the screen. Forgot to mention that. Somebody confirm!!!
     
  4. Bobbytoad macrumors member

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    What do you mean black screen White screen? If you mean white is switched on then the answer is no the screen should be uniform White ( or more likely yellowy tinged) so no shadows or uneven colouration
     
  5. mltaylor macrumors regular

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    Yea. I'm thinking a pic is the best way to show us.
     
  6. onne2slick thread starter macrumors regular

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    What are you talking about.. the discoloration I see is not on the black screen. It's on the rim around it. Meaning, it's on the white plate.
     
  7. Psood21 macrumors member

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    I have the same thing as OP. I think wht he means is the white bezel area on top of home button, it has a greyish tinge to it.
     
  8. falconfour4 macrumors newbie

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    yeah noticed it on mine too. it looks like the edges of the LCD panel behind the screen.
    the white of the phone seems quite translucent and not solid white, i like it though :)
     
  9. onne2slick thread starter macrumors regular

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    OKAY! Thank God I'm not the only one :) I figured it was something behind the LCD since the hue was so symmetrical.
     
  10. jfyrfytr25 macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah dude, mine is the same. You gotta admit you did not do a very good job explaining that. If it wasn't for the other guys post I would still be trying to figure out what you were talking about.
     
  11. gdjsnyder macrumors 6502a

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    The white paint reflects shadows very well in certain lighting conditions. There is nothing wrong with your device.
     
  12. Sam.I.Am macrumors newbie

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    I just bought a new white iPhone 4 last Friday (the 13th) and noticed the same thing. It looks a little unsightly to me and I am thinking of returning it to Verizon but a new one would probably have the same problem so I may end up going to black. I had a white 3G and a white 3GS prior to my iPhone 4 and never experienced this issue.:confused:
     
  13. miniConvert macrumors 68040

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    That's because they had black fronts.

    There's absolutely nothing wrong. It's definitely not an issue. If you don't like the aesthetics of the white iPhone 4 then, yes, I guess you should return it, but it's just the way it looks.
     
  14. Kyotoma macrumors 68000

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    I notice this on my 3GS. It's just the space in-between the bezel and the LCD. Nothing out of the ordinary. You'll notice it on most LCD screens, although it may not be as apparent the bigger the screen is.
     

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