Are the white iPhone 3GS's still turning brown?

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  1. ozzyman500 macrumors 65816

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    Reason I ask, is because whenever I upgrade in less than 2 months I'm leaning more towards white. And if it changes color on me will Apple replace it? I really hope it was just a fluke on just one or two.
     
  2. SeanMcC macrumors regular

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    Got my white 3GS on launch day and it's still white.
     
  3. pelicanflip macrumors 6502a

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    Please, those are such rare cases.

    There are always a few faulty ones out of the millions that are sold, like that exploding iPod Touch.


    So what if you're iPhone 3GS turns brown? Return it, and get a free replacement.
     
  4. Unspoken Demise macrumors 68040

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    Still? When did they start? Mine is, and always has been, white.
     
  5. ozzyman500 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    If it does change color, Apple has no problems replacing it? I just want feedback on other people's experience if they delt with this.
     
  6. -aggie- macrumors P6

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    I can see it now. We're going to start getting numerous new threads about what week do you need to buy to make sure you don't get the white iPhone that turns brown. :)

    Welcome back Unspoken Demise. Was it cold out there? :)
     
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    I think they discovered that certain cases were causing the discoloration, no?
     
  8. mavis macrumors 68040

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    It turned out to be surface discoloration from certain third-party cases, which easily wiped off with a moist towel. Of course, this fact got far less coverage than the initial story about iPhones turning brown. Of course.
     
  9. Unspoken Demise macrumors 68040

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    Yeah, but Twitter kept me company. And I got a LOT done at work. Gotta watch my mouth from now on I suppose... I'll try. ;)

    I think thats why mine is still white. Mine doesnt have a case. But Ive used a few before, including the frame, slider, and sena pouch. Still no discoloration.
     
  10. ozzyman500 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Okay...that's good to know. I haven't been using a case on my 3G for a few weeks now and I kinda like it. :D
     
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  12. brn2ski00 macrumors 68020

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    doubt it, had a 3G and it never discolored - its the cheap white cases that tend to do that....
     
  13. tayshon macrumors 6502a

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    Had a white 3G and now 3Gs, no color change, still white.
     
  14. DrewDaHilp1 macrumors 6502a

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    My 3G was always white, and my 3GS is and always has been white...
     
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    I don't think color change has ever been a legitimate issue.
     
  18. Vandam500 macrumors 68000

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    Have had mine for a month and nothing,lol. Still white:p:p:p
     
  19. lavinci macrumors 6502

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    I still have a 3G white from last year and it is still the same old white.
     
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    why would u want white anyway??? only girls and metro-sexuals get white....lol jk
     
  22. 99MustangGTman macrumors 6502

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    Mine is still white. When I use Cydia and Winterboard for like an hour straight my 3GS felt like it was on fire a few times, but the back looks like it's brand new.
     
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