1. Craig's Avatar
    I would say that your concerns are right on point. Before you buy (if you can wait that long) is to see if the might have the jet black phone in the store For you to play around with.
    Personally (just me) I don't care if Jet Black or Matte Black, I am just tired a white phone face. I keep a case on it 24/7. Just wanted the white gone.. LOL
    09-09-2016 04:00 PM
  2. willows3's Avatar
    I choose jet black because it's beautiful but after reading a lot of these comments I'm thinking I should have got matte
    09-09-2016 04:10 PM
  3. Craig's Avatar
    I choose jet black because it's beautiful but after reading a lot of these comments I'm thinking I should have got matte
    If they're even shipping...?
    09-09-2016 04:15 PM
  4. bgl321's Avatar
    Matte black for sure! The jet black will be finger print magnet and scratches. Most people are going to put in case anyway. Also, to mention the jet black will probably be slippery as well.
    I read in one of the articles, I believe by Renee, that the Jet Black has more grip than the other colors. They have the same finish as the 6/6S, which in my opinion, is very slippery.
    09-09-2016 05:01 PM
  5. BenitoC's Avatar
    I was all ready to order jet black, but when 3 am EST came around I decided last minute to order the matte black instead. I just know that scratches would drive me mental and I know that I would eventually scratch the frame around the lightening port from charging.
    09-09-2016 05:36 PM
  6. badelhas's Avatar
    The matte looks great, dosent attract smudges and is a lot less slippery
    09-09-2016 06:03 PM
  7. bgl321's Avatar
    I read in one of the articles, I believe by Renee, that the Jet Black has more grip than the other colors. They have the same finish as the 6/6S, which in my opinion, is very slippery.
    Just to piggyback off this, here's the excerpt and the article:

    Except for the jet black iPhone 7. You'll still want to get a case to avoid scuffs, but the finish is so polished it's actually far less slippery than any other metal iPhone. It's almost... sticky.

    What color iPhone 7 should you get: Silver, gold, rose gold, black, or jet black? | iMore
    09-09-2016 08:21 PM
  8. jcstek's Avatar
    Simple question, but am wondering what your choice would be. For me it has to be one of the two, but am concerned with scratches and smudging on the Jet Black...
    I'm the exact same way! It looks sooooooooo pretty but I'm just worried about scratches and fingerprints. And i doing like putting cases on my phones lol
    09-09-2016 08:47 PM
  9. Jiggar101's Avatar
    I obviously haven't seen in real life. But I would assume the Jet Black, because of its shine finish would be susceptible to fingerprint smudges. Which drive me nuts. If I could afford it, I would get the matte black.
    09-09-2016 09:00 PM
  10. dd0723's Avatar
    Simple question, but am wondering what your choice would be. For me it has to be one of the two, but am concerned with scratches and smudging on the Jet Black...
    I'm thinking of going with the black only because I might scratch the jet black too much. I always use a case with all my phones but now and then I like to live on the edge and take it out naked.
    09-09-2016 09:26 PM
  11. ame's Avatar
    "normal" black. That jet black one looks like plastic to me
    09-09-2016 09:43 PM
  12. KarmelVixen's Avatar
    Definitely the matte black. I love the color black, but it's just matte black just does something to me.
    09-09-2016 10:55 PM
  13. anon(9733642)'s Avatar
    I choose jet black because it's beautiful but after reading a lot of these comments I'm thinking I should have got matte
    Nah, it'll look great and they make a ton of great clear cases now that will add grip and protection and allow you to show it off! Personally I went with the Matte Black but check out then Otterbox Statement Case.
    09-10-2016 01:52 AM
  14. Rene Ritchie's Avatar
    Matte if I had to choose. Less fingerprints and scuff marks.
    ame likes this.
    09-10-2016 11:13 AM
  15. reeneebob's Avatar
    Oh I ordered jet and will likely continue my no case tradition. I'm not THAT anal about a cell phone heh.
    09-10-2016 11:33 AM
  16. sx4dude2013's Avatar
    I went matte cause the jet black looks plastic to me as well
    09-11-2016 11:41 AM
  17. noto220's Avatar
    Matte black
    09-11-2016 11:44 AM
  18. woznicki's Avatar
    black. it's going in a case no matter what!
    09-11-2016 02:01 PM
  19. tech_fan's Avatar
    Ordered the jet black. Has the largest demand. Planning on going to a store next week to look at it and decide whether to change to another color or not.
    09-11-2016 04:03 PM
  20. lftomazini's Avatar
    Jet black with a clear case would be the best option to me
    09-11-2016 04:29 PM
  21. badelhas's Avatar
    That would be my option as well. Otherwise, the matte black would be better...naked.
    09-11-2016 04:35 PM
  22. Angelo_Campher's Avatar
    I loved the slate iPhone 5 and the Matte Black iPhone 7 is by all accounts darker than that. So Matte Black it is for me...
    09-12-2016 05:14 AM
  23. Carlos Balam's Avatar
    Jet black
    09-12-2016 07:08 AM
  24. cbreze's Avatar
    Don't like shiny black. So matte black would be my preference. Also might go without a case for awhile and the JB is prone to fine scratches or
    so they are saying.
    09-22-2016 02:06 AM
  25. Highrisedrifter's Avatar
    I opted for Matte black. I just don't like the Jet Black finish at all. I didn't like it on my 2/3/3GS either, so why put myself through the torture again. Whilst my 7 plus will be cased, i'll know which phone I bought and the Jet Black just would not make me happy.
    09-22-2016 03:24 AM
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