X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Get Geeky Gifts in the Technabob Shop! Follow Us: E-Mail | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
AWESOMER MEDIA SITES: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE

White iPhone is Thicker, Case Owners Upset

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

Apparently, the new white iPhones that are finally in stores after months and months of waiting are thicker than the black one. It was bad enough when the Verizon iPhone wouldn’t fit into cases made for the AT&T iPhone. People were confused and had to buy new cases.

Now the geeks who have been waiting for the white iPhone 4 and ran out to get the thing have found that the solution to the long-running manufacturing issues with the white iPhone appears to have been a thicker panel. Viewed up close, the white iPhone 4 is noticeably thicker than the black iPhone 4.

iphone_4_white_thicker

What that means is that cases that are really snug-fitting may not fit the white iPhone 4. I wonder if we will end up seeing cases that are designed for AT&T or Verizon and cases that are designed for the white or black iPhone. A MacRumors reader going by the handle Tipb notes the difference in thickness is 0.2mm, enough to prevent some slider cases from fitting and possibly keep designs other than some sliders from fitting too.

[via MacRumors]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Threezero BioShock Big Daddy & Little Sister Action Figures

Threezero BioShock Big Daddy & Little Sister Action Figures

Manga Realization Samurai Captain America 1/12 Scale Action Figure

Manga Realization Samurai Captain America 1/12 Scale Action Figure

Advertisement
Rag’N’Bone Man: Gimme Shelter

Rag’N’Bone Man: Gimme Shelter

Drone vs Roller Coaster

Drone vs Roller Coaster

2019 Volvo XC40 Compact SUV: A Tough Little Robot

2019 Volvo XC40 Compact SUV: A Tough Little Robot

Another Batch of Awesomely Bad 1980s Car Commercials

Another Batch of Awesomely Bad 1980s Car Commercials