Space Gray vs iPhone space gray

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by PeasgoodNonsuch, Oct 1, 2015.

  1. PeasgoodNonsuch macrumors member

    Apr 21, 2015
    Shaker Heights, Ohio
    Anybody notice that the iPhone 6 space gray is almost like a silver vs the Macbook.
  2. Psyfuzz macrumors 6502


    Dec 5, 2014
    There's a lot of debate between the 'true' Space Grey since it varies so much, the difference between the iPhone and the macbook has divided opinions on here.
  3. Jeff R macrumors 6502

    Jeff R

    Jan 28, 2014
    iPhone 5S space grey is darker than the iPhone 6S space grey.
  4. Four oF NINE macrumors 68000

    Four oF NINE

    Sep 28, 2011
    Hell's Kitchen
  5. boltjames macrumors 601


    May 2, 2010
    They are both the same. It is the material, the curvature, and the finish that makes them look different under varying lighting conditions.

    Either way, chicks dig Space Grey. Men don't have white iPhones, don't get me started on Gold.

  6. PeasgoodNonsuch thread starter macrumors member

    Apr 21, 2015
    Shaker Heights, Ohio
    I think the Macbook gray is what I like, it's in between the original black iPhone 5 and what is now space gray 6s.
  7. KevinC867 macrumors 6502a

    Jun 8, 2007
    Saratoga, CA
    I think space gray was created because scratches showed so much on the black iPhone 5. The closer the color is to the natural silver color of aluminum, the less the scratches show up. They definitely went a shade lighter on my Space Gray iPhone 6s vs. my 5s. I think Apple decided that since a MacBook doesn't get handled as much as a phone, they could use a darker shade of gray.

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