Is iPhone 6s The First Since iP4 Without a '_GATE'

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  1. ashindnile macrumors 6502

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    Hey guys!
    So here's every iPhone's '_gate' that I know of:
    iPhone 4-(Duh) Antennagate
    iPhone 4s-Yellowgate
    iPhone 5-Flaregate,Chipgate
    iPhone 5s-Sensorgate(was fixed by Software Update)
    iPhone 6-Bendgate
    iPhone 6s-???

    Because if there isn't one, we must correct that xD
    What do you think should qualify as a _gate for the 6s? *It should be a hardware issue*
    Good day :D :D
     
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    Chipgate. TSMC vs Samsung chips on the A9.

    The iPhone 5 wasn't flaregate/chipgate as far as I know. It was scuffgate due to the slate black scuffing easily (hence why it changed to space grey ever since from the 5s on.)

    Not sure I remember the 5s as something called sensorgate either.
     
  3. T'hain Esh Kelch macrumors 601

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    Chip gate for sure, and it was the second biggest IMO, behind antennagate.
     
  4. ashindnile thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Thanks for your reply! I can't believe I forgot about Chipgate..
    And yeah Scuffgate- That's what I meant, except I said Chipgate referring to how the metal easily got 'chipped'.
    And Flaregate was due to the the purple flares people frequented in the camera ;)

    Sensorgate was an issue where the Magnetic sensor wouldn't calibrate properly leading people to believe the idea of the Motion co-processor(M7) was flawed. People freaked.
     
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    Don't forget the camera crescent "gate" on the 6 either... although, at least in the early days, that had a very large helping of "I'm not personally experiencing this issue, therefore I'm going to ridicule you for reporting it".
     
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    We forget ItDoesntMatterBecausePeopleStillBuyiPhonesAnyway-gate.
     
  7. ashindnile thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I've only just heard of that issue! But I've personally experienced a design glitch in every iPhone Selfie camera..
    If you're trying to use it in a well lit room with multiple sources, and one of the sources happent to be incident on the camera, there's a 'blue dot' reflection on your face.
    It's possibly caused due to hollow space-which also causes the crescent moon.
     
  8. Kevsta26 macrumors 6502a

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    Don't forget the one thing every single one has had (or so it seems). The small little pressure point blemish on lower left part of the screen that results in a tiny dark spot in the backlight.
     
  9. yellowscreen macrumors regular

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    No. The quality of this years iphone displays is appaling. Theres not a single display with uniform white on a 6s, the smaller model.

    How can this happen on a 2016 750p high end display is beyond me and is completely unacceptable.
     
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    No because at the latest hint of an issue, people love to attach the word gate at the end of word, which is silly, and I suspect most people don't even have a clue as to the origins of "gate"
     
  11. Merkie macrumors 68020

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    The 5s was the most gateless release I think.
     
  12. maflynn Moderator

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    What about the 3G or 3GS?
     
  13. Merkie macrumors 68020

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    No initial apparent gate, but the plastic casing would easily crack over time.

    [​IMG]
     
  14. DoctorKrabs macrumors 6502a

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    There are so many "gates" that "Chipgate" can either mean chipping aluminum coloring or different processor chips.
     
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    Excessive use of the word "gate", i hate it, it aggravates everything thanks to the media. But sure, every model so far has its flaws, but the 6S is a S model so it usually learns from the previous model's mistakes.
    Problems occur when Apple updates the design, so maybe the iPhone 7 is gonna come with some bad details.

    By the way, some early 5S had the yellow thing problem, but only a few bunch, not enough to consider it a "gate" thingy
     
  16. NovemberWhiskey macrumors 68030

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    There's a pretty serious problem with the audio output on the phones via headphones (lots of static, possibly electrical interference), that has mostly gone unnoticed by most owners.

    I was oblivious myself until I saw a post here, and then I confirmed on my phone, and with a friend.
     
  17. Adam552 macrumors 6502

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    There's always 'some' problem! Some problems get enough publicity to be a _gate and some don't. For instance there were programs to replace iPhone 5's that had swollen batteries that made the screens pop out of the case - such as my own (they did replace it for free after the warranty went though!).
     
  18. AutoUnion39 macrumors 601

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    I think OP forgot about the chipgate non-sense.
     
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    I think you forgot to read the thread already been mentioned.
     
  20. Andres Cantu macrumors 68030

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    The only serious "-gate" problem ever on an iPhone was Antennagate. Scuffgate wasn't too big an issue, and while bendgate was a problem, it was blown way out of proportion by YouTube videos. Nobody talks about chipgate anymore.

    The other "-gates" I've never even heard of. It is interesting, however, how all the "S" models fixed the "-gate" problems.

    At least we'll get to hear "You're holding it wrong" and "but will it bend?" for years to come :rolleyes::D
     
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    Actually they've all been blow outta proportion. Even antenna-gate the iPhone 4 held a stronger signal than any iPhone I had prior. It would actually give service and hold a call in areas I previously had none or would drop calls.
     
  22. Stacked macrumors regular

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    Dust Gate. I don't know if it's just a select few iPhone 6s's with this problem but at the top left of the screen on full brightness and on a white background (safari) there seems to be a haze of dust on the screen.

    I believe it's coming in through the vibrate switch...There's another thread about this problem.
     
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    Antennagate is the only "gate" that makes sense ... cuz that was the only instance in which the word gate was used properly. Now it just sounds stupid.
     
  24. Andres Cantu macrumors 68030

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    Very true. I guess the bad publicity ended-up helping Apple's sales, or at least not affecting them :)
     
  25. mrochester macrumors 68000

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    Exactly. I had brilliant signal on my iPhone 4S. It used to cling onto 3G signal where other phones used to drop out.
     

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