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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by alnova1, May 18, 2011.

  1. alnova1

    alnova1 Android Enthusiast
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    I didn't come up with this idea...I got it from someone on XDA and thought I would try it and share with anyone who hadn't seen it. All I did was take some 3M 800 grit Wet/Dry sanding paper and sand the red off of the camera ring. Then did some polishing and now it has a nice chrome look. Also I painted the red behind the kickstand black and I think it makes the phone look better. I'm going to work on the camera ring some more because it has a ting of pink still left but all and all I like the look.


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  2. isaemm

    isaemm Android Enthusiast

    Wow! I must say that looks very very nice. I dont like the white EVO but now seeing this, it makes me rethink how I like it.
  3. alnova1

    alnova1 Android Enthusiast
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    Yea the chrome camera and the black behind the stand makes it a more uniform look.
  4. esthernrob

    esthernrob Android Enthusiast

    are the white one's glossy to begin with or did you paint it? wonder how mine would look a glossy black...

    edit - by looking at the sprint logo, it appears to come glossy...
  5. alnova1

    alnova1 Android Enthusiast
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    Yes they come glossy...
  6. Herf N Turf

    Herf N Turf Newbie

    One thing to consider, I'm 99% certain that the ring is aluminum and, if so, removing the powder coating and exposing the naked alu will result in oxidation and pitting. You'd be wise to re-coat it with something.
  7. ironman187

    ironman187 Well-Known Member

    Clear fingernail polish
  8. ooman

    ooman Lurker

    You just know that some engineer at HTC spent several months figuring out how to make that red tint around the lens.

    He's reading this and crying.
  9. RyanMac

    RyanMac Newbie

    That looks sweet! I wish the black ones came glossy. I want mine to have that chrome look as well.

HTC EVO 4G Forum

The HTC EVO 4G release date was June 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 512GB RAM, Snapdragon S1 processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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