Featured Articles

Hands on: Nvidia Shield Tablet with Android 5.0

Hands on: Nvidia Shield Tablet with Android 5.0

We broke the news of Nvidia's ambitious gaming tablet plans back in May and now the Shield tablet got a bit…

More...
Nokia N1 Android tablet ships in Q1 2015

Nokia N1 Android tablet ships in Q1 2015

Nokia has announced its first Android tablet and when we say Nokia, we don’t mean Microsoft. The Nokia N1 was designed…

More...
Marvell launches octa-core 64-bit PXA1936

Marvell launches octa-core 64-bit PXA1936

Marvell is better known for its storage controllers, but the company doesn’t want to give up on the smartphone and…

More...
TSMC 16nm FinFET Plus in risk production

TSMC 16nm FinFET Plus in risk production

TSMC’s next generation 16nm process has reached an important milestone – 16nm FinFET Plus (16FF+) is now in risk production.

More...
Nvidia GTX 970 SLI tested

Nvidia GTX 970 SLI tested

Nvidia recently released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture, with exceptional performance-per-watt. The Geforce GTX 970…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 08:55

Apple SVP claims iPhone 5 scratches are normal

Written by Peter Scott



Get used to them


Apple Senior Marketing VP Phil Schiller has apparently responded to a user complaint about scratches and chips experienced by iPhone 5 users.

In an email exchange with a user who complained about scuffs and scratches on his new black iPhone 5, Schiller said scuffs, marks and scratches on the new phone are quite natural, due to the phone’s build. Unlike the iPhone 4, the iPhone 5 relies on aluminium rather than stainless steel and scratch proof glass.

“Any aluminum product may scratch or chip with use, exposing its natural silver color. That is normal,” Schiller wrote.

So the iPhone 5 is basically a throwback to 2007 and the original iPhone, which was plagued by the same issues. Granted, aluminium won’t break like glass, but as far as minor cosmetic damage is concerned, the iPhone 5 seems to be a step in the wrong direction.

Oh well, at least users can carve some maps in the back.

More here.


blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments