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What's the white EVO back made from?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ijoshx, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. ijoshx

    ijoshx Member
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    is it made from the cheap, crack prone plastic that the iPhone 3GS' back is made from? I currently have an iPhone 4 but the EVO is really tempting me!
     

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  2. RoboMonkey

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    Plastic. Just like my home phone I've had for years and it hasn't cracked.
     
  3. ijoshx

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    Guess if I get the EVO I'm going with the black because I like the feel of the soft rubber-like back cover. and your home phone isn't moving around all the time and being slipped in and out of pockets, so bad reference.
     
  4. ScorpDX

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    Being that the black and white one are the same phone from the same manufacturer, What makes you think they're not identical materials in two different colors?
     
  5. RoboMonkey

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    I have Kids...nuff said. :D
     
  6. ijoshx

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    because the black back is more of a matte finish and the white is shiny which means it's made out of a different material.
     
  7. Neplusultra

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    I love the black case. It has a nice grip to it. Practically supports itself in my hand.

    Sent from my Evo using Tapatalk.
     
  8. ScorpDX

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    Seriously? Probably better to go ahead and stick with that user-friendly iPhone!
     
  9. BananaBoatBob

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    lol

    but i dont see how a different paint means different material...
     
  10. ShoxV

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    Maybe because there are already 2 different backs for the evo, even in black?
    My friend's is harder while mine is soft and rubbery.
     
  11. teknagen

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    The black has a rubberized coating and the white one is just glossy white that gets scratched easier.
     
  12. MrDoug1

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    I can attest to the white plastic cracking. My 2nd replacement and current EVO is a white one, 003. The second day I had it, I noticed that the plastic was cracking just below my power button on the white bezel. Very small, but i noticed that I could chip it away with a fingernail or if it got caught on something if I am not careful. You can see the red undercoating starting to show. I will try and get a picture.

    Doug
     
  13. sanjsrik

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    I'm guessing pixie dust.

    Oh, for the love of gods, it's a phone, it's probably made of plastic like the black one.

    <yes, I'm being facetious and tired of all this discussion about the "white" device, it's a color, not a revelation>
     
  14. Tommydaniel

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    same material as the black, but glossy coating
     
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  16. sikclown

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    Damn you! I was looking for this clip to post! Bwahahahaha
     
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