Multiple recent reports have suggested that a slightly thicker case was among the differences between the new white model and the older black iPhone 4 model.
Zach Epstein reports for BGR, ” On Sunday, Apple’s Phil Schiller was quoted by Apple enthusiast blog 9to5 Mac as saying ‘[The white iPhone 4] is not thicker, don’t believe all the junk that you read,’ in a private response to an inquiry on Twitter. Then on Monday, Consumer Reports took a set of calipers to both the white and black iPhone 4 models and found them to be the exact same thickness: 0.37 inches.”
“We’ve even verified that one of our own white iPhone 4 models is thicker than its black counterpart,” Epstein reports. “It looks like we can chalk up the differences [in measurements] to Apple’s increasingly poor quality control rather than an amended design.”
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MacDailyNews Take: You know you’re probably wrong when you find yourself agreeing with Consumer Reports.
[Attribution: GottaBeMobile. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Henry C.” for the heads up.]