stainless steel is a fingerprint magnet

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by apple.snapple, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. apple.snapple macrumors regular

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    I was dead set on getting the SS until this picture from The Verge... I thought it had an oleophobic coating. Guess not....
     
  2. profmatt macrumors 65816

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    I've seen similar pictures and it really put me off.
     
  3. saving107 macrumors 603

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    Same here, I don't mind spending the $599 and the sapphire is what is making consider the upgrade from Aluminum, but all those fingerprints is such a turn off.
     
  4. sk8mash macrumors 6502a

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    If you've ever owned a stainless steel watch you'll know its no biggie.
     
  5. darngooddesign macrumors G3

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    That side is usually against your wrist so I doubt it's an issue.
     
  6. Lobwedgephil macrumors 68030

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    Yeah, I hate looking at the back of my watch and seeing fingerprints.
     

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