iPhone XS Max Weird edges on Xs Max?

jsmith189

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Edit: Took it to the Apple Store and they replaced. Definitely not right. Thanks everyone!

Not sure if this is just my model or not, but the edges of the Xs Max seems quiet... sharp?

To explain lol, on my X running my finger from the screen, over the edge and to the side of the phone, you would almost not feel anything - like the screen ran into the side. But on this Xs Max, it feels like it's almost not joining, and there's a very distinct, hard edge line - almost like the screen isn't attached to the side properly. Is this just mine, or are others experiencing the same?
[doublepost=1537512824][/doublepost]Very difficult to actually take a photo of, but I tried lol. X at the back, Xs Max at the front. Almost feels like the display is a bit raised from the sides and it isn't flush. You can see there's already dirt in the side of the Xs Max.

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Not sure if this is just my model or not, but the edges of the Xs Max seems quiet... sharp?

To explain lol, on my X running my finger from the screen, over the edge and to the side of the phone, you would almost not feel anything - like the screen ran into the side. But on this Xs Max, it feels like it's almost not joining, and there's a very distinct, hard edge line - almost like the screen isn't attached to the side properly. Is this just mine, or are others experiencing the same?
[doublepost=1537512824][/doublepost]Very difficult to actually take a photo of, but I tried lol. X at the back, Xs Max at the front. Almost feels like the display is a bit raised from the sides and it isn't flush. You can see there's already dirt in the side of the Xs Max.

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Is it just on the sides or the rounded top too? Did u check some out at the store too?
 

jsmith189

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Hahaha not trying to start a gate, and not a huge deal, just don't know whether it was a build quality issue on mine alone and should get it switched out or if that's just how it is.

Is it just on the sides or the rounded top too? Did u check some out at the store too?
Only slightly apparent on the edges, but very apparent on the sides.
 

Renho

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Ask the Aussie’s and kiwis, they Have there’s.
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Hahaha not trying to start a gate, and not a huge deal, just don't know whether it was a build quality issue on mine alone and should get it switched out or if that's just how it is.



Only slightly apparent on the edges, but very apparent on the sides.
Screw that #SharpEdgeGate!!!!
 

Relentless Power

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If the edges feel sharp or is ‘Uncomfortable’ to hold. Then Thats not how Apple intended it to be. You have 14 days to return/exchange, make the decision that works best for you.
 

rmoliv

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Well that looks rough and I certainly do not want mine to feel and look like what you're describing.
 

DDustiNN

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This happened with the iPhone X as well. For me it was the stainless steel. It was rough in one spot, and very noticeable since everywhere else was so smooth. I was able to easily smooth it out with Mother’s Mag polish and it was perfectly fine after that.

If it’s the black plastic separator, you probably can’t do anything about that. But Apple would exchange it for you. I remember seeing posts about that last year.
 
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jsmith189

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My launch day iPhone X had this issue, but I decided to keep it. My 2nd X did not have this issue. I chalked it up to being an early unit. It never got worse and since it's always in a case it didn't bother me.

Getting an XS Max delivered today; I will definitely be checking but don't expect to have the issue.
I think my main concern was the waterproofing. If there was a problem with the screen being elevated and I got any water underneath, I’m positive they’d laugh in my face if I tried to exchange it lol.