iPhone 6 Uniformity test


macrumors 65816
Jul 27, 2012
Hollywood, CA
Here is my iPhone 6. I see maybe slight shadowing toward the top and by slight I mean barely there. It's most certainly not distracting as you said. Yours doesn't look too distracting either. Are you just wanting to go onto a 4th iPhone 6 and you're just looking for problems?


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macrumors 68020
Nov 15, 2011
No. No perfect 6 exists.

I would stop wasting my time and focus my energies elsewhere. I'm on my 3rd iPhone (4s, 5, now 6) and I've come to one conclusion:

In 2 years, I'll have a different phone and will not own the one in my hand right now.

It always seems to happen. They get broken (replaced), lost/stolen (my 4s), sold, given away, whatever... then a new one comes out and I get it. I generally never have the same exact unit for more than 1.5-2 yrs.

That's not very long. So I've very much lowered how much I fret the small stuff. If it bugs me for daily use or impairs the functionality at all, then I get it swapped. If it's just "there" but not doing anything bad (like the off-center front-facing camera) -- I just roll with it.


macrumors 604
Apr 6, 2007
Does a perfect iPhone 6 exist?
No. If you're on your third phone and still want to exchange, then for all intents and purposes, you should consider them all "defective." If that's unacceptable, then you're better off returning the phone and getting a different model.


macrumors 68000
Nov 23, 2012

Here is a photo of my iPhone 6. It has a small shadow at top primarily around the battery indicator - nothing I would return it for. Most of the iPhone 6 demos in the Apple store exhibited this. I think it is fairly common for the iPhone 6 and probably trying to get a perfect one with a perfect screen would be a hassle. I've learned to live with small screen imperfections after several years of trying for perfect devices.