Production change or variance?

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    Definitely look different, but I don't see what it accomplishes. It will still get dinged by looking at it the wrong way.
     
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    Normally I'd tend to agree its variance. Just seems odd that they would have this much variance when they made such a big deal over the tolerance they could hold on cutting the chamfers. Then again as some one already mentioned its hard to see what this would accomplish if it were a production change.

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    Looking at the first picture maybe. The second picture shows a clear difference in the chamfers.
     
  8. Blakjack macrumors 68000

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    That's a big difference to be considered variance.
     
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    Maybe different factories are cutting them a bit differently? Seems like a quite a big difference and can be annoying to those "perfect fit" cases
     
  10. Cizan macrumors newbie

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    Would make sense, the smaller chamfer is easier to nick.
     
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    How so?
     
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    Hm, I'm not quite sure. The difference seems way too much to be variance.
     
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    That isnt variance IMO. Just have to wait and see if anyone else is getting phones with the new look. Too much of a difference to be just "variance".
     
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    There's nicks on each phone. So obviously they fixed nothing.
     
  15. kellte2 macrumors regular

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    So, so true.
     
  16. user418 macrumors 6502a

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    Looks like an obvious difference to me. Mine looks like the one on the right. Picked up at Apple store about 5 days ago. Production week is 42.
     
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    Mine looks like the one on the left. I got mine on day 1, forget the mfg week (36, 37?)
     
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    quite a large difference. With how specific they claim to be on the mfg. process, I would not expect that to just be because of "variance".

    My guess: Apple may be tweaking the mfg. process to account for chipping or whatever.

    ...that or it's a fake!
     
  20. GP20 macrumors member

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    Bigger chamfer edge = a bigger area where nicks will occur and show?
     
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    Guess I got lucky. Mine was flawless.
     

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