Hmmm, why are all the review phones white/silver?

Sir Ruben

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Are Apple hiding something with the SG that they don't want exposed in reviews? Easily marked stainless steel coating maybe?
 

Sir Ruben

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You'd think they would want a mix of both in the reviews. I smell a 'gate'.

Hope not as I have ordered the SG.
 

KingslayerG5

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Because it looks the best. ;)

The space gray X looks like a space gray 8. Just wait for DetroitBORG to show off both colors.
 
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Macalway

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I think they always do this; the lighter colored one. Displays better.

Again, try to avoid the knee jerk conspiracy theory (unless it's.......guess who)
 

Sean76

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zero to do with any gates guys...

The silver just photographs better and with no case and is less of a finger print magnet. The Space gray while nicer is just better in person vs the silver. Mark my words, a few days after the launch watch the posts of people with silver phones complaining about the scratches on the mirrored SS band around the phone.
 

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And I also think instantaneously you know its an X, whereas a quick glance of the gray you may think it's just another iPhone
 

webbuzz

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Too bad the Space Gray doesn’t have the same stainless as the a Silver.
 

applesith

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Remember the chipped scratched bezels out of the box of the space grey iPhone 5? Yeah me too.
This wasn't an issue for the 7/7+ Black or Jet black or the 8/8+ Space gray. Even years ago with the 5- it wasn't a widespread issue. Typical defects based on the production run. MR just loves drama.
 
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DaveOP

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Are Apple hiding something with the SG that they don't want exposed in reviews? Easily marked stainless steel coating maybe?
Same thing happened with the 8/8+, they were all silver and gold. Last year, they sent only black and jet black I believe. No conspiracy, they just choose a color and send it to everyone.
 
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MacTechnics

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zero to do with any gates guys...

The silver just photographs better and with no case and is less of a finger print magnet. The Space gray while nicer is just better in person vs the silver. Mark my words, a few days after the launch watch the posts of people with silver phones complaining about the scratches on the mirrored SS band around the phone.
You can polish out the scratches tho...already have my polish ready
 

Sean76

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Well guys, all the scratch gate talk will come to life very soon...

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Polishing a watch or jewelry is one thing, a band around a phone? One drop of the solution on the screen or worse if it seeps into the phone and it’s a wrap for this over $1000 phone. Honestly this is why I went with the Space Gray, the band is the same as the iwatch and just hides scratches and fingerprints. But to each his own, i’ll Admit silver is nice, but the cons outweigh the pros IMO.