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Hey guys, got my iPhone 4S this morning, they're beautiful regardless of how people think they were a let down.

Anyways, The iPhone 4 had replacement back panels you could get for them, different colours, metal ones etc,

Does anyone know if they will fit on the 4S or if I will have to wait for manufacturers to make ones that'll fit the 4S specifically?

Thanks!
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Are you serious or trolling. It's the SAME design why wouldn't work. It's like saying will my ip4 case fit the ip4s!!! Yes it should!!!
    
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I did read the iPhone 4 case might not fit the iPhone 4s.
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The exterior of the phone is the same, this isn't me trolling! But they did do some internal changes to the phone, fixing the antenna and such.

So there is a chance that the back plate of the phone is different slightly for mounting internally.

I'm not referring to a case, i'm talking about an actually replacement piece..

http://www.dixcase.com/images/i40002.jpg for example.
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Originally Posted by Oupavoc;15306237 
Are you serious or trolling. It's the SAME design why wouldn't work. It's like saying will my ip4 case fit the ip4s!!! Yes it should!!!

Actually, he's not trolling.. I had the same question :\

Sidious, I'm going to say no, the Verizon Backplates will not work with the 4S.

Why? The internals of the backplate on the 4 and 4S seem slightly different.

Look at Step 5 here [4S]

Look at Step 7 here [Verizon iPhone4 is on the left]

The camera area, and the bottom-right area have some differences... will they make an actual backplate fitting problematic? Not sure, but for now I'd just wait. :\
    
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Originally Posted by Munkypoo7;15307239 
Actually, he's not trolling.. I had the same question :\

Sidious, I'm going to say no, the Verizon Backplates will not work with the 4S.

Why? The internals of the backplate on the 4 and 4S seem slightly different.

Look at Step 5 here [4S]

Look at Step 7 here [Verizon iPhone4 is on the left]

The camera area, and the bottom-right area have some differences... will they make an actual backplate fitting problematic? Not sure, but for now I'd just wait. :\

Cheers, ya I'll end up buying off ebay anyways, once a couple start popping up that say 4S i'll trust it more.

I know AT&T and the Verizon have a different back plate that aren't compatible. I'm in canada though, so knowing this already didn't help me tongue.gif

Cheers for the reply, hopefully someone has already tried, or soon new ones will be available!
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Originally Posted by Sidious;15307283 
Cheers, ya I'll end up buying off ebay anyways, once a couple start popping up that say 4S i'll trust it more.

I know AT&T and the Verizon have a different back plate that aren't compatible. I'm in canada though, so knowing this already didn't help me tongue.gif

Cheers for the reply, hopefully someone has already tried, or soon new ones will be available!

No, no, I meant compare the 4S and the Verizon counterpart, not the ATT vs Verizon tongue.gif

But yeah, same thing, best play it safe and wait for a 4S logo to be said biggrin.gif
    
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I actually sent an e-mail to a couple sellers on e-bay to see if that had a chance to test the back with the new iPhone to see if it would work.

Hopefully I'll hear back soon and know!
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post #9 of 9
I will chime in here and say that yes the CDMA backplates of the iPhone 4 will fit the iPhone 4s. I have them and use them.
No problems at all....
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