Resolved Clean iPhone 6(S) Rear?

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  1. willmtaylor macrumors G3

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    Haven't seen this discussion anywhere, so I thought I'd speculate.

    Given that Apple is now including regulatory info on the devices with iOS 9, does anyone think they've been given the ok to NOT have it printed on the backs of the devices, keeping them clean?
     
  2. Andres Cantu macrumors 68030

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    There was a post about this a couple of weeks ago. I think that there is a good chance it will be clean. I can see Apple (more than any other company) doing this, especially since it would be pointless to include them both in the software and the phone.
     
  3. Mr.C macrumors 601

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    It would be nice if they did but somehow I have a feeling they won't. I wouldn't be surprised if legally they still need to include it on the back of the device.
     
  4. willmtaylor thread starter macrumors G3

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    I was hoping that perhaps the forum may include someone with knowledge of this. I personally don't know if including it electronically on the device is enough or not, but as someone has already mentioned, if there is a company that cares enough about aesthetics to trailblazer this, it's Apple.
     
  5. batting1000 macrumors 604

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    Regulatory info has been in the Settings app for years now, it's just that it's slightly more accessible in iOS 9 than in the past. This could mean the 6S will be clean on the back, but it's not a 100% lock.
     
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    Turns out I was right. Definitely a cleaner rear. I like it.
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    There HAD to be a better way to word this post ;)
     
  8. willmtaylor thread starter macrumors G3

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    Oh, there most definitely was. :D
     
  9. Frozentoast macrumors 6502

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    The UK models still have the massive regulatory stamps, unfortunately.
     
  10. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    No IMEI number on the back means you'll now have to find it on the sim card tray, if your phone is dead or you're otherwise unable to access it from the screen.
     
  11. Appl3FTW macrumors 601

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    although it looks cleaner, it doesn't really phase me since it's always been there.. I like the [.S.] name tho, nice touch.
     
  12. MattXDA macrumors 6502

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    How do you know? Doesn't show it on the website
     
  13. AbSoluTc macrumors 68040

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    According to the images here, everything is the same except for the FCC, Recycle thing and all that is gone and the S model notation is now on the back. IMEI and other info is still visible.
     
  14. Frozentoast macrumors 6502

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    [​IMG]

    Both Pocket–lint and The Telegraph (British based) show them clearly in their reviews.
     
  15. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    Not seeing the IMEI. It's showing the FCC ID and IC.

    Also see https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204073
     
  16. MattXDA macrumors 6502

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    That's a shame :( I was liking the cleaner back.
     
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    The IMEI is not on the 6s (on the top):

    [​IMG]
     
  19. IllusionEntity macrumors 6502

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    I don't understand why anything is on the rear of the device except from the apple logo, iPhone and the S stamp. It annoys me that we still have to have those ugly symbols on our phones. I swear a lot of phones don't have this!
     
  20. AbSoluTc macrumors 68040

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    I stand corrected. Thank you. I wanted to see it zoomed in and I didn't realize I can just click and BOOM - zoomed in.
     
  21. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    It's an US government requirement (now modified to show just the actual numbers rather than in addition to the symbols). The reason you don't see them on other phones is that they're hidden under the removable battery cover. There's no such cover on the iPhone.
     
  22. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    Yep, still required in the U.K. As you pointed out, The Telegraph is British-based. Perhaps they'll follow suit.
     
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    I hope they are removed soon.
     
  24. willmtaylor thread starter macrumors G3

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    Did you even look at the posts above?
     
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    No.
     

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