Black vs slate. Same thing?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by aPple nErd, Sep 22, 2016.

  1. aPple nErd macrumors 68030

    aPple nErd

    Feb 12, 2012
    Jailbreaks/IOS Hacks
    Can someone post a pic of their slate device next to the black iphone 7? I'm curious if its the same color. Thanks
  2. se95dah macrumors member

    Dec 30, 2014
    I'm still using my slate 5 while I wait for the black 7 to arrive, but I compared them in a shop the other day and to my eye they are quite different. The 7 is very pure black, where the 5 has a greenish tint in some light.
  3. adamneer macrumors 6502

    Apr 18, 2013
    Chicago, IL
    The Slate iphone 5 had a very slight blue tint to it if you looked at the edges in bright light, which is why I assumed they chose not to just call it black (other than marketing I guess). By Apple choosing to call the new one "Black" instead of "Slate", it's reasonable to assume that they are in fact different colors.

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