iPod Colours - Yellow vs. Black

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by Tom Saunders, Apr 28, 2013.

  1. Tom Saunders, Apr 28, 2013
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2013

    Tom Saunders macrumors newbie

    Apr 28, 2013
    NSW, Australia
    I am going to buy a new iPod Touch 5th gen soon and am stuck on choosing between a yellowish green one with a white front or a black one. The yellowish green is fun, unique and different, but what if I don't like the colour after 6 months? This gave me the solution of the black iPod, which is however, boring, and the same as any other iPod or phone I have ever owned. The black also looks slimmer, glossier and sexier too though, so yeah I'm a bit stuck.
  2. Bear macrumors G3

    Jul 23, 2002
    Sol III - Terra
    Flip a coin?

    If it helps you any, of the current colors, if I wasn't going to choose the black one, I'd probably be looking at the blue one.
  3. mrskb macrumors member

    Oct 23, 2012
    I have the blue with white front....beautiful!
  4. Cody3133 macrumors member

    Dec 16, 2012
    Black will show everything if you plan on not having a case, yellow probably won't
  5. rgarjr macrumors 603


    Apr 2, 2009
    Southern California
    If u get bored of the yellow just throw a case on it. I got a white/silver one.
  6. ImpKali macrumors member

    Apr 26, 2013
    The yellow one has a white front, and I've found with my devices that though white is immaculately gorgeous, it tends to draw my eyes away from the actual display. The black blends with the display and meshes well in any environment, helping your eyes stay focused on the actual content."

    It depends; do you plan on putting a case on it? If you are, you'll forget your iPod's even yellow and then the black will probably turn out better.
  7. raccoonboy macrumors 6502a

    Oct 22, 2012
    Used to own Ipod touch 4 both black and white.

    I feel that you should have devices like ipod touch and Ipad in white and your iphone is black. I dont see any different in my reaction to either black or white front but for touch 5, color might come off the black more easy... says 6 month. Get a white/silver one, so u can pretty much put any color cases on and when u get bored. Change to diff color.
  8. Shanghaichica macrumors 604


    Apr 8, 2013
    I've got a blue one. I wanted a pink one but they didn't have it in stock. I suppose I'd get black as I'm not fond of yellow. However I keep mine in a pink case so all you can see is the white face anyway. All my devices are white, iPad, galaxy tab, galaxy note.
  9. Ffosse macrumors 65816

    Nov 5, 2012
    Sorry, but that pi$$ green colour is the worst possible colour going.

    Anything else...I have the white and silver.
  10. Ray Brady macrumors 6502

    Dec 21, 2011
    I've got the yellow, and I love it. I absolutely cannot see it ever being a color I would grow tired of. Black bores me out of the gate.
  11. inscrewtable macrumors 68000


    Oct 9, 2010
    I am a professional psychic and reading between your words it is obvious that any purchase other than silver/white would be an error that you will not only bitterly regret but also have devastating consequenes for Apple and indeed the long term survival of the human race.

  12. grace4star macrumors newbie

    Apr 21, 2013
    Depends. You should have a case on it - like so it doesn't really matter if you are having a case. You won't be able to see the back.
    But I am gonna tell you the pros and cons of yellow and black. First, yellow

    Wont get as dirty
    New color, most people won't have it.
    You might put a case on it
    I think it costs more money

    Now for black

    You may get bored of the yellow.
    Finger marks on the back will be more visible.

    Good luck iPod lover!

    Source: own a ipod.
  13. ikev85 macrumors member

    Mar 6, 2012
    I've never liked the white face, so I bought the black one because of that.

    However if Apple offered each of the colours w/ a black front option I would have gotten a blue one with a black front.

    I know they don't want 1000 SKU's of iPods though so I understand why they don't offer it.

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