How well does the White vs Black smart battery silicone case age?

Vdovin

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Hi everyone

Just got a smart battery white silicone case for my iPhone XS just wondering how well does it hold up after 1-2 years of use?

Does the white become yellow etc? Any pictures would be appreciated.

Also how does it compare to a black one
 
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Vdovin

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Just an update...

I felt that the white case seem to get dirty quickly but it does come off if you wipe it. I ended up swapping for a black one and although the black also shows up dirt it doesn’t look as bad as the white.

There is nothing worse then a grimy case and I don’t particularly want to clean it every 24 hours.

The black just looks a bit more discreet covering the huge jump lol.

What do you guys prefer black or white?
 

cakebytheocean

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Just an update...

I felt that the white case seem to get dirty quickly but it does come off if you wipe it. I ended up swapping for a black one and although the black also shows up dirt it doesn’t look as bad as the white.

There is nothing worse then a grimy case and I don’t particularly want to clean it every 24 hours.

The black just looks a bit more discreet covering the huge jump lol.

What do you guys prefer black or white?
I always get both black and white silicone cases for all my phones. Typically I find that over time the black tends to fade and get more grimy its also more difficult to clean up which is odd - you'd think that would be more probable for the white case.
 

370zulu

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Just upgraded to to the XS Max and picked up the black smart battery case. Only thing I notice is that it seems to pickup pocket lint if I have any in my jeans or jacket pocket.
 

cakebytheocean

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Just upgraded to to the XS Max and picked up the black smart battery case. Only thing I notice is that it seems to pickup pocket lint if I have any in my jeans or jacket pocket.
This has always been a problem with silicone cases irrespective what colour you get
 

Vdovin

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This has always been a problem with silicone cases irrespective what colour you get
I agree the lint magnet is annoying. I keep wanting to go back to my leather case but the extra battery on my smart battery case is just so beneficial. I don’t think I could use another case now.

Not having that extra battery and having to charge your phone half way through the day is supper annoying.