1. AugustVance's Avatar
    This is more of a discussion. I hope it doesn't get out of hand.

    I got myself the matte black 7Plus around launch. Have been using it daily and love it, however I have seeming to be miss the white/silver combo I have used since the 4s. I don't know what it is, but I love the white faces iPhone. Am I the only guy who does? I say male because I see and know a lot of females whether they be family, friends, or just random walkers I see with the white faced iPhones.

    So I went and did what any rational person would do and picked up a white/silver 7Plus and gave my black 7 plus to my mother.
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    11-26-2016 07:59 AM
  2. Sher the love's Avatar
    Being male, years ago I thought white phones were more "girly" but not necessarily FOR girls. Now, I don't really care or think it makes a difference. Just get whatever you like.

    However, I'm still not a fan of white faces because if I find the white border a little distracting when looking at the screen, but I do find them nice looking when not actually using (that's just me). Additionally, I feel like black phones look a bit more professional, depending on where you work.
    11-26-2016 08:13 AM
  3. shaw1234's Avatar
    Joking aside, I had a white Galaxy S4 and S6 before going to a black iPhone 7 plus. And I'm certainly male, wife, 3 kids. Pick what you like no worries.
    However, my wife always prefers white (and now rose gold).
    Last edited by Rob Phillips; 11-26-2016 at 08:51 PM. Reason: Removed inappropriate comment
    11-26-2016 08:14 AM
  4. Quang Tran3's Avatar
    Lol I get black phones then put white fronts on them. If I can replace the screen, I do. Or I put the white Moshi full screen protectors on.
    11-26-2016 08:20 AM
  5. AugustVance's Avatar
    Joking aside, I had a white Galaxy S4 and S6 before going to a black iPhone 7 plus. And I'm certainly male, wife, 3 kids. Pick what you like no worries.
    However, my wife always prefers white (and now rose gold).
    Dam...my wife has got some explaining to do if I'm gay. Lmfao.

    I don't know why but the white faces are just nice. 1st world problems I guess.
    Last edited by Rob Phillips; 11-26-2016 at 08:51 PM.
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    11-26-2016 08:35 AM
  6. DerKane's Avatar
    Nah I've had 2 white and silver, like them because they're cleaner and have more detail than the darker coloured ones.
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    11-26-2016 08:36 AM
  7. AugustVance's Avatar
    Nah I've had 2 white and silver, like them because they're cleaner and have more detail than the darker coloured ones.
    I think that's why I like them so much. Also I'm a cook for a living so white stays cleaner.
    11-26-2016 08:36 AM
  8. msm0511's Avatar
    I had a white iPhone 4 and really liked it at first. Over time though I got kinda tired of it. For me, the darker colors look more sleek. I couldn't care less about whether a color seems more feminine or less masculine though. I just buy what I like. My favorite sneakers are a pair of Puma Trinomics that are black and teal with pink accents. Doesn't bother me one bit those aren't traditional masculine colors.
    11-26-2016 08:37 AM
  9. jj2339's Avatar
    Agreed, get the phone that you like. If you have to worry about if it makes you look effeminate or not masculine, then it's time to grow up. I know a lot of guys with white facing phones, that's the last thing on their minds. I personally always get black facing since they look a bit more sleek,i got a white s3 once, for a change of color, and always had regretted it. The white does look good I think, but I personally prefer the black for myself.
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    11-26-2016 09:45 AM
  10. tech_fan's Avatar
    I have had the white phones for years. Always thought they were so elegant looking. This time I went with matte black namely because I had a gold iPhone 6s Plus before I upgraded. I knew if I ordered another gold I would have thought that the upgrade would have been a waste of money. Also I wanted to try out a different color. Will probably go with the white next time unless they come out with a blue color then I will get that one.
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    11-26-2016 10:20 AM
  11. MizWylie's Avatar
    I have a male friend with a white faced 5S and a white Lifeproof case because it reminds him of snow, and he's a tele skier. We only get snow 3-4 months a year so let the guy pine with his iPhone. He's also the biggest iSheep I know.

    P.S. He's still one of the manliest men I know. Don't sweat the small crap.
    Last edited by MizWylie; 11-26-2016 at 10:37 AM.
    11-26-2016 10:27 AM
  12. Tartarus's Avatar
    You're not the only one. I am sporting the gold iPhones for years now. First a 5S, then briefly an iPhone 6 and now a iPhone 7 Plus 256GB Gold. Before that I had a 4S with white backplate.

    I just don't like the monotonous looks of black bezels with a black screen.
    Even the matte and the jet couldn't change my opinion about that.
    11-26-2016 11:34 AM
  13. frrc21's Avatar
    Well my dilemma is that I hate the white faces, because when I'm watching something they seem so distracting and at the same time I always notice a small black bar around the display (It's not easy to notice but I always do), but in the other hand I love the colours, specially the gold... I wish they made a version with black borders but ohh well...
    11-26-2016 11:58 AM
  14. Tartarus's Avatar
    I don't find the white face distracting at all, but that's personal, I guess.
    That black tiny bar is there but also not distracting. Maybe because I don't pay that much attention to those edges.

    Your best option at this moment is to scour the internet or shops in your location to see if there are any nice gold cases for your phone.
    Last edited by Tartarus; 11-26-2016 at 01:41 PM.
    11-26-2016 12:54 PM
  15. mogelijk's Avatar
    I'm enjoying having a white face on my phone. Almost all my other phones have had the black front, so it is nice having something different.
    11-26-2016 01:51 PM
  16. Shanicenicolle's Avatar
    I don't think white or black are really masculine or feminine. I'm a woman and just love the sleekness of a black phone, most of wardrobe is made up of black staple pieces as well though.
    11-26-2016 02:54 PM
  17. TheLegoJoker's Avatar
    I got a white 4s because it was different, then went to a black 5s and black 6. Back to white when I went to a 6+. Even rocked a rose gold 6s+ for a year because I got impatient and had to have it now. Hahaha. I'm comfortable with my sexuality, I guess you could say.
    Having had all the colors, I am happy with either one but I have found that I prefer the white faced phones. Now on a gold 7 plus.
    11-26-2016 03:20 PM
  18. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I'm a male and prefer the black faceplate. Not because I think the white one is "girly" but because I find the white faceplate very distracting.
    11-26-2016 03:39 PM
  19. AugustVance's Avatar
    Agreed, get the phone that you like. If you have to worry about if it makes you look effeminate or not masculine, then it's time to grow up. I know a lot of guys with white facing phones, that's the last thing on their minds. I personally always get black facing since they look a bit more sleek,i got a white s3 once, for a change of color, and always had regretted it. The white does look good I think, but I personally prefer the black for myself.
    I hope you didn't think I was coming here for reassurance as I could give no f****s on who think white is feminine or masculine. I was just seeing if any other males prefer white phones. I would never ask an online forum which to get.
    11-26-2016 04:09 PM
  20. jj2339's Avatar
    I hope you didn't think I was coming here for reassurance as I could give no f****s on who think white is feminine or masculine. I was just seeing if any other males prefer white phones. I would never ask an online forum which to get.
    That wasn't directed at you, lol. Sorry if it came across, I see alot of people on forums worrying about silly stuff, especially phones, but apologies if it looked like I was attacking you.
    11-26-2016 04:56 PM
  21. brian_84's Avatar
    I don't think the white is effeminate at all, I just think the black looks classier. It's not the case with Apple's handsets but other manufacturer's phones in white can look kind of cheap.
    11-26-2016 05:02 PM
  22. Zorachus's Avatar
    Never understood this idea that a color of a cellphone, makes you less manly or more of a man or woman, or whatever the hell that even means ? You like black gadgets, or white gadgets, who cares, get whichever you think you'd like more. The color of a gadget is meaningless as to what it says about you.

    I'll just say this, some of the toughest baddest people on this planet are the NASA Astronauts, their rockets, the Space Shuttle, and suits they walked the moon on were all white. So think of your white silver iPhone as a NASA gadget you got in the astronaut program.

    Look at the new Star Trek movies, the theme of the Enterprise is white. The exterior of the spaceship, and the interior is mainly a whitish theme. I'd say it looks pretty cool.
    11-26-2016 05:16 PM
  23. MizWylie's Avatar
    I also prefer black because I think more cases match the black. As you can tell, I'm a woman, and I must accessorize! Plus, I had the white 4S and a white 5S and got bored of looking at them. Had a black faced Nexus 6P, a silver S7E and every color of the Note7 but eventually liked the black the best.

    If Apple ever chromed out their iPhone I would be on it in a hot minute.
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    11-26-2016 05:16 PM
  24. garrett96's Avatar
    If you choose black over white simply bc you're afraid white is too "girly" then you need to do some soul searching. It's not that deep. Get what you like. It's sad that it's still viewed as a negative or weak thing if you display any feminine qualities or if someone is scared of looking feminine. You want a white iPhone? Get one.

    I've had a white iPhone since the 3GS, but I wanted to shake things up when 7 came out and got a black one. It's all just a preference.
    11-26-2016 07:41 PM
  25. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    I've owned every model of iPhone since the 4 came out and my current 7 Plus is my first with a black faceplate. I wouldn't call myself any more or less of a man just because I owned iPhone with white faceplates. That being said, I love the way the black faceplate blends in with the display.

    They both look great. Don't worry so much about the color of the faceplate. Nobody is actually judging you.
    11-26-2016 08:55 PM
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