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Originally Posted by Foolsmasher View Post

The iPhone 5 is much more durable than the 4/4s. The "issue" is fixed.
What people are complaining about is purely cosmetic.

Scratch tests show that the back of the iphone 5 is far less durable than the iphone 4s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSFKVq36Hgc
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That is surely unacceptable, and apple just call it normal?
I can't imagine how fans can defend against this..

So, do you have no love for your fans / loyal customer Apple? rolleyes.gif
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So what happens if you have your 2 year old child smash car keys into the back of an S3?

I'll never understand how people can completely omit objectivity from their opinions, but then again, you know what opinions are like.

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Originally Posted by gadget_lova View Post

That is surely unacceptable, and apple just call it normal?
I can't imagine how fans can defend against this..
So, do you have no love for your fans / loyal customer Apple? rolleyes.gif

Personally I don't care about any of these reports, if they sell several million phones then a few will have problems, but even if they all had problems I wouldn't care, it's just a few chips, not the end of the world.
post #25 of 200
If my company sold a product that was anodized to our customer (who uses said product in an assembly for sale to US military customers) with nicks, dents and scratches as ive seen on iPhone 5s we'd get them rejected so fast our heads would spin.

I really hope Apple isn't passing that horrendous finish as military grade.

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Military grade my butt
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If my company sold a product that was anodized to our customer (who uses said product in an assembly for sale to US military customers) with nicks, dents and scratches as ive seen on iPhone 5s we'd get them rejected so fast our heads would spin.
I really hope Apple isn't passing that horrendous finish as military grade.
smh

'Military grade' is one of the most undefined, arbitrary descriptions a company could use.
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When I buy phone, I want it to be designed to resist as much wear and tear out of the box as possible, so that includes putting it my pocket (surprise). My HD7 has a coated metal rim, and it looks AWFUL, it looked 2 years old after the first week. So I don't think it's much to ask for an expensive piece of kit to be reasonably scratch proof without having to buy a case, that's like ordering a high end sportscar and wrapping it in tarpaulin. It totally kills the feel of a high quality product. I was deciding between the 5 and a few other phones, I think it's slowly sliding down my list.
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post #29 of 200
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So what happens if you have your 2 year old child smash car keys into the back of an S3?
I'll never understand how people can completely omit objectivity from their opinions, but then again, you know what opinions are like.
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Didn't know 2 year olds smashed keys into iphones as they shipped them out?
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Personally I don't care about any of these reports, if they sell several million phones then a few will have problems, but even if they all had problems I wouldn't care, it's just a few chips, not the end of the world.

With that statement, they imply that they do not cover the scratches and chipping because of the poor finish on the new iphone.
For the price that you have to pay for this phone, are you really not care?

I'm kind of sad that apple treating their customer like this.
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