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lonewolf1

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Recently picked up space gray iPhone X and would like to know how it has been holding up for those who got it at launch day. Has the screen got burn-ins, have the buttons gone mushy? These are things I would really hate to happen.
 
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AlphaGuitarist

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Nov 12, 2014
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Mine is holding up great, as I've kept it in a case with a tempered glass screen protector since day one. My battery capacity is down to 96% and I'm debating having the battery swapped before the $29 fee goes back up, since I'll be keeping the phone for another year.
 

fongyuen

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Jun 9, 2007
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Mine is in tip top condition as well, had it since January. Also used tempered glass screen protector and case since day 1, no flaking on the frame either.
 
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StaceyMJ86

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Sep 22, 2015
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I’ve had my Space Gray X since launch and it still looks brand new. I’ve had a case and tempered glass protector since day 1. I dropped it a few times but don’t have any scratches or nicks. The buttons still work as if I just took it out the box. I will get the battery replaced before December 31st, since my battery is now at 91%
 
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LoveToMacRumors

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Recently picked up space gray iPhone X and would like to know how it has been holding up for those who got it at launch day. Has the screen got burn-ins, have the buttons gone mushy? These are things I would really hate to happen.
Little on-screen scratches
 

m0sher

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Mar 4, 2018
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Put mine in an OtterBox Symmetry case and slapped Zagg HD glass protection day one and looks like brand new when I take it out to clean it. Not one scratch.

Almost 7 months and I am still very happy with my iPhone X.

Just as fast as day one and about to get faster on iOS 12.
 
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The Only issues I have heard so far with the iPhone X has been with the PVD coating on the space gray version not being entirely durable (Peeling/flaking/), perhaps Apple might be able to improve upon that for future iPhone models if they use PVD again.
 
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Hieveryone

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Apr 11, 2014
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It’s all right. Not bad but not great. Scratches, nicks, normal stuff.

The performance is fine. Everything works.
 

Brian Y

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I'm actually pretty amazed.

My launch day still looks like it just came out of the box. Normally, by now, it'd be covered in scratches and chips. This thing has taken a couple of face-down falls onto a tiled floor and doesn't have a mark on it.

It's certainly more resilient than other iPhones
 

Hoyboy

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Nov 9, 2012
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The Only issues I have heard so far with the iPhone X has been with the PVD coating on the space gray version not being entirely durable (Peeling/flaking/), perhaps Apple might be able to improve upon that for future iPhone models if they use PVD again.

Yeah I can vouch for this. The coating has started discolouring on the mute switch of mine as well as little specks near the speakers.

(FYI I keep mine in a Apple leather case)
 

Jetcat3

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I’ve had my space gray since launch in an Apple silicon case and it still looks brand new. The AMOLED panel has held up very well with not a hint of burn-in. I’m impressed!
 

KavalierMalta

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Aug 9, 2017
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iPhone bought at launch day. Body is in perfect condition no scratches etc. Protected by a BODYGUARDZ case. Battery is at 98% condition.
 
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barkomatic

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Aug 8, 2008
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From what I have seen, the SGs are holding u pa lot better than the white ones.

My silver iPhone X is holding up very well. I've got it in an Apple leather case with a glass screen protector though. I really like being able to polish out small scratches on the stainless steel band at which point it looks pristine.
 
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