Apple Customers Upset as Their iPhone 5s Shipped With Scratches

Apple Customers Upset as Their iPhone 5s Shipped With Scratches
World

Many eager Apple enthusiasts who waited days on line in order to be some of the first to get their hands on the iPhone 5 were disappointed to find the brushed metal finish on the back of the phone to be scratched already.


Upset customers complained on sites like MacRumors about scratches and scuffs near the antenna and on the back of the phone.

“Mine arrived today with small scratches on the right out of the box. Looks like they chipped the anodized coating putting the screen in, and there is a small mark on the lower back too, by the glass section,” wrote MacRumorscommenter spr97ajm.

“I’m not going to worry about it, but it shows the coating is soft, and will chip over time,” he added.

It seems as if this mostly affects the black version of the new iPhone.


The iPhone 5′s susceptibility to abrasions has caused some major concern, as disgruntled customers want their product to be as pretty as it is functional.
At least back of it cannot shatter like that of the iPhone 4S.

 

Elite.

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Preston Waters

Preston Waters is a thinker. He's not your traditional philosophical persona, however, as he leaves no topic untouched. Covering all the bases, from business to women, Preston Waters is the ultimate man's man for Gen-Y.

More In World

World Sean Levinson

The Flyer About Jews Needing To Register In East Ukraine Is Thankfully Fake

Western intervention in Ukraine seemed like a distinct possibility yesterday when it was reported that the Jewish community in the eastern city of Donetsk, currently occupied by pro-Russian militants, was given leaflets saying that they would be deported if they did not register with what is calling itself the city’s temporary government. But according to […]

World Sean Levinson

The Underwater Search For MH370 Could Cost A Quarter Billion Dollars

An underwater vehicle made by a private American company is currently searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. It has come up with nothing after four missions covering nearly 50 square miles of sea. If the US continues employing private companies to search for the plane, it could cost a quarter of a billion dollars. […]

World Ashley Fern

Preschool Girl Finds A Xanax Pill Inside One Of Her Easter Eggs

Roseville, Michigan, sounds like the most bizarre place in the world as a preschooler brought home a plastic egg that had Alprazolam (the generic brand for Xanax) inside. Maybe it was a gift for the parent since this occurred during an after school activity at Huron Park Elementary where parents and children came together to […]

Also On Elite

Humor

Forget Strippers, Every Good Bachelor Party Needs A Barista (Video)

If you’ve ever been to a coffee shop then you’ve at least temporarily fallen in love with a barista, although the feeling isn’t always mutual. This video from College Humor cleverly highlights baristas’ uncanny similarities to another profession by making one the main attraction of a bachelor party. Keep in mind nobody is directly comparing […]

World

Doctors Use Revolutionary Technology To Implant Lab-Grown Vaginas In Women

Doctors have implanted lab-grown vaginas into four women, all of whom have said their new genitalia works just as well as if they had been born with it. The procedure was conducted eight years ago on women who were teenagers at the time, but the results have not been reported until now. According to the […]

Videos

European Politicians Hold Rap Battle In Order To Gain (Or Drive Away) Young Voters

This is real. Members of the European Parliament recently descended upon Brussels to rap battle each other about important issues in front of a crowd of young voters. Four teams, made up of politicians and a “professional freestyle hip-hop artist” (perhaps the worst paying job in Europe), battled it out, representing four major European political […]