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V10 White vs Black Back Cover Coating

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by lamoglinsgal, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. lamoglinsgal

    lamoglinsgal Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    I have the V10 in white. My husband just got the black one. The back on mine is hard plastic with ridges, but pretty slick. Not rubbery at all. I'd watched a ton of reviews before getting it and saw that it had a rubberized coating. I just assumed people were referencing the bumpy texture. Once my husband got his, I immediately noticed a difference. His in fact does have a rubberized texture. Is this normal between the black and white versions? I'd be good going sans case if mine actually had some grip. :/
     


  2. KOLIO

    KOLIO Guest

    IDK,I have yet to see a white V10 in the wild.
    Are you open to the idea of a black cover on your phone?
    The OEM LG V10 covers on AMAZON/e-Bay also have the wireless charging pad built-in,but,they're pricey:
    http://www.amazon.com/Genuine-Origi...56367436&sr=8-4&keywords=lg+v10+battery+cover

    I also got a 3rd party one,it's slippery,as yours is.If you go the 3rd party route,I'd suggest trying a "leather" one,shouldn't be as slippery,but,the 3rd party wireless charging pads built-in to the cover don't tend to last very long.
    NFC functionality will still work though..............(available in white)

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/LG-V10-Batt...hash=item1c61bd2a98:m:mIyP0dvqNnrsY_EHu3I5HtQ

    I couldn't find the regular OEM Battery cover in any color anywhere,I'd call LG & see if they'll send you a black battery cover,if you're OK with mixing/matching of the colors (let 'em know you're not happy with the slipperiness & I bet they'll send ya one free of charge).
    Also try your service provider,if that is where you got the phone..................
     
  3. psf57

    psf57 Well-Known Member

    I have the Luxe White and it is like a rubberize feel. Verizons - they call it Thermoplastic Silicon. Not slippery at all.
     
  4. psf57

    psf57 Well-Known Member

    Hope this shows, it has the bumps and also the lines. maxresdefault.jpg
     
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  5. lamoglinsgal

    lamoglinsgal Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Thanks to both of you.

    Mine has the bumps and lines, but is slick with no rubberized coating. My husband's black one is like a soft touch rubber. Totally different. Like, in can take a nail and push in on his where mine is just hard plastic. Maybe I'll give Big Red a call. Mine is Verizon as well.
     
  6. psf57

    psf57 Well-Known Member

    That's weird. Did you just get yours? I got mine beginning of November 2015. Wonder if they changed the way the backs were made? hmmm
     
  7. lamoglinsgal

    lamoglinsgal Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    I just got it a few days ago. I actually just went to the store and the white one they have on display is just like mine. LG must've changed how they do the white ones. :( Ah, well. Case it is. Verizon was nice enough to offer to exchange it for a black one...with a restocking fee. LOL! How 'bout no! I wish there was more case love for the V10. Even now it's still underrated. Having been on the Apple Samsung train before, I have zero regrets. This is hands down the best smartphone I've owned, slick back and all. :D
     

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