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Apple Senior Vice President of Product Marketing, Phil Schiller, is denying that the white iPhone is thicker.

http://www.9to5mac.com/64682/phil-sc...that-you-read/







Quote:
Originally Posted by Phil Schiller
It is not thicker, don’t believe all the junk that you read


post #52 of 81
^ Lmao... even from GLANCING at them in that photo it clearly is.
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post #53 of 81
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Apple Senior Vice President of Product Marketing, Phil Schiller, is denying that the white iPhone is thicker.
Seriously? This is why I hate apple with a fiery passion. Problem is, a lot of apple fanboys will believe him and then try to defend it to death. When they finally get a white iphone and try to fit it in their case and it doesn't work, their head will explode rather than accepting that apple was wrong.
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this is news 0_o
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Eskimo Bob View Post
Seriously? This is why I hate apple with a fiery passion. Problem is, a lot of apple fanboys will believe him and then try to defend it to death. When they finally get a white iphone and try to fit it in their case and it doesn't work, their head will explode rather than accepting that apple was wrong.
Lul... and then they'll (both Apple and Apple sheep) blame Otterbox/etc. casemakers for having crap cases. (They buy a case for the black iPhone 4 and can't fit it to their new white iPhone 4.)
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post #56 of 81
This is why it is thicker......

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post #57 of 81
It's a business tactic. Duh!
 
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post #58 of 81
Quote:
Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post
- Still doesn't really make sense. Sounds like all of these issues could have been avoided by painting an initial coat of white on the outer glass (what the customer sees) then painting a secondary coat of black over the white coat to prevent "light leakage" from screwing around with the Iphone's innards.

This would have effectively meant a white Iphone to the user's eyes, and a black iphone to the components and no additional thickness.

The first reason from your link, that there is a fix for the Iphone's antenna problems, seems more plausible because it might actually involve putting in some hardware that adds thickness to the phone.
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post #59 of 81
Quote:
Originally Posted by Clawbog View Post
I'm sure it's just a bug, a software update will fix it.
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It's not a bug, it's a feature!
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post #60 of 81
Well amazingly Consumer Reports came out and said they're identical. They used presumably lab-grade calipers.

http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-19512_7-20058887-233.html



So who knows and who cares.
 
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