The highly advertised Jet Black iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were hailed as exceptional by Apple for its color. The Jet Black iPhone shading got so mainstream that at a certain point, every single other rendition of iPhone 7 were accessible for delivery except this shade. Shipping for the Jet Black shading stretched out from 2 to 3 weeks for the iPhone 7 and 6 to two months for the iPhone 7 Plus.
A couple of months after the handset had been with buyers, a few Reddit users posted pictures of their Jet Black iPhone 7, to show what it would appear as after a few months of utilization. Not one user utilized a cover case to protect the smartphone. The photos indicated different scratches and small scruffs all over the gadget’s exterior. But Apple cautioned shoppers that the Jet Black iPhone 7 was susceptible to scratches and consumers should bear this in mind before buying the gadget.
“The high-gloss finish of the Jet Black iPhone 7 is achieved through a precision nine-step anodization and polishing process. Its surface is equally as hard as other anodized Apple products; however, its high shine may show fine micro-abrasions with use” advised Apple.
The organization’s attestations recommended that the anodization and cleaning processes were insufficient to defend the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7’s pure black options from sustaining minor scrapes. Apple did not offer a solution and instead said that those concerned over scratches could utilize a strong case to counterbalance the harm. In that case, what is the purpose of purchasing a distinct shading if the users need to conceal it behind sturdy cases? Apple repudiates the marking of its own item by recommending users to utilize a protective case.
Several Reddit users even griped of fingerprints being more observable on the casing of the Jet Black iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus when contrasted with some other Apple Product .
“It has quite a few scratches. In normal lighting conditions and in everyday use the scratches are imperceptible. Shine a bright light directly on them and they can come into focus. They don’t bother me at all,” says a user.
A user named Kate Wells additionally shared a few pictures of her Jet Black iPhone 7. “Mines only 2 weeks old but I at least have a decent camera that can show the scratches. Note: most of what’s really visible are scratches to the plastic antenna bands. Damage to aluminum is a lot less noticeable,” she stated. The pictures uploaded by her on Imgur demonstrate the scraped spots on the handset.
In spite of these knocks, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 6 went ahead to end up the top holiday choices of 2016. Three of Apple’s cell phones – the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 6 – earned a sum of 31.3 percent market share followed by Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.
The Samsung cell phones earned a sum of 28.9 percent of sales in the cell phone market. With the Christmas season over and these obstacles coming in the way of Apple, it will be intriguing to see how the iDevices will play out this year.