Better at hiding scratches/Dents - White or Black

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by RedlegsFan, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. RedlegsFan macrumors 6502

    Mar 15, 2012
    This may be common sense here, but I am assuming the black iPod touch 5G is going to do a better job at hiding any dings or scratches it picks up on the sides and the back complared to the white/silver. Can anyone confirm?
  2. samanthas macrumors regular

    Sep 21, 2005
    Portland, OR
    I have the black and i think the white/silver would hide them better. You see when the black gets scuffs on the sides the bare aluminum (silver) shines through. I have a couple scuffs on the sides. I'm not sure about the back.

    I would have gotten silver if they had a black/silver version.
  3. RedlegsFan thread starter macrumors 6502

    Mar 15, 2012
    Good to hear. I am keeping it. Just need to sit on it for a day. I put a zagg invisibleshield on the front and gave it 24 hours to dry.. and it looks flawless.

    Now I just need something on the back, pronto!
  4. raccoonboy macrumors 6502a

    Oct 22, 2012
    I read about couple of scratches report on the colored one so i think the white and silver should be the best choice. Its like your car color, dust and scratches aren't visible compare to red or black.

    even if white/silver is so unattractive.
  5. Ffosse macrumors 68000

    Nov 5, 2012
    I have the black/slate, and the first thing I did was buy a case for it which completely covers it but allows access to the sockets and buttons.

    Just £5 for some peace of mind.
  6. wordoflife macrumors 604


    Jul 6, 2009
    It depends if you're the person to notice them. Personally, they're just as visible to me on white and black if I'm looking for them.

    Just get whatever you like best.
  7. Solomani macrumors 68040


    Sep 25, 2012
    Alberto, Canado
    It's very similar to cars, actually.

    Most black/grey cars show scratches and dust/dirt more visibly than on white cars.

    But buy whatever iPod color that pleases you. Everyone's iPods will eventually accumulate minor scratches if you end up using it enough. Don't sweat the small things.
  8. jedisaga macrumors 6502


    Apr 24, 2008
    Havertown, PA
    I have the silver/white model and I've been fortunate so far... Still keeping fingers crossed until my leather case comes. But, I would imagine my ipod's color scheme wouldn't show scratches as much as the black model would.


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