Originally Posted by Adar
The black one is fine e, unless you drop it. The scratches show through really prominently. My wife dropped her black One the second day she had it, now she has bright silver marks on the corner. On the silver One, it wouldn't jump out as much, but silver on black is very noticeable.
Isn't it also to do with anodised vs coated - making the black one easier to scratch and then it is more visible when it does?
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