Best iphone 4 brushed aluminum back replacement case?

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by rlee17, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. rlee17 macrumors newbie

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    Hi all,

    I've been looking for a new replacement back cover for my iphone4. Specifically, I am interested in the one I saw from gizmodo a long time ago, it looks to be of high quality: http://cache.gawkerassets.com/assets/images/4/2010/10/gizmodo-iphone-verizon.jpg

    Essentially I am looking for a brushed flat aluminum back replacement cover, not the rounded version.

    I've seen a lot that look similar to the one from gizmodo from cnn.cn and sw-box.com, and also from various sellers on ebay. Are they all the same? Do they come from the same source? I need some help, where should I buy it from? Is there a general consensus of which seller sells the best quality one? I've also heard some of these back cover replacements interfere with reception and/or the camera lense/flash.

    Thanks!
     
  2. rlee17 thread starter macrumors newbie

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  3. aziatiklover macrumors 68030

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    I got mine on ebay purple and the one that was featured on gizmodo!
     
  4. kazakh macrumors member

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    do a quick search here, some people have them.

    I bought one from ebay, I believe it was somewhere around 10-15 bucks. I had the flat one. No issues with the camera at the beginning, but I can't use flash now because it started to come apart.

    It has an aluminum plate that was glued to the plastic frame, so there.

    I read somewhere here that now they sell them at 5 bucks a piece with free shipping.
     
  5. rlee17 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    can you link me? i really cannot find any threads on this.

    i'm looking for some details/high res shots of the silver aluminum back covers from both sites, that would help. and if the apple logos are just stickers or engraved on?
     

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