1. robbrick's Avatar
    I'm considering going to a jet black iPhone 7 Plus from a matte black one. Anyone done this? How do you like the switch?
    12-11-2016 09:07 AM
  2. sznajder's Avatar
    I have matte and my wife jet black. I prefer Matte with kinda stealth look , jet looks a little to girly to me, its just my observation . I wouldn't bother , you probably will use case on it anyway.
    12-11-2016 10:02 AM
  3. nikkisharif's Avatar
    Never thought of getting the matte black. I have the jet black and more often than not, it has no case on it. I own one case, smoke grey apple leather case, and it's only on when I want my phone to look different. It's a phone & it's not as fragile as everyone thinks. Not everyone wants to slap a case on the jet black.
    12-11-2016 06:34 PM
  4. MooMooPrincess's Avatar
    I say do it, jet black is a much richer black and has a uniform look. Only issue is clear cases but it's MUCH easier to use jet black naked than matte black.
    nikkisharif and Spencerdl like this.
    12-11-2016 06:48 PM
  5. James See's Avatar
    I have matte and my wife jet black. I prefer Matte with kinda stealth look , jet looks a little to girly to me, its just my observation . I wouldn't bother , you probably will use case on it anyway.
    I agree with you bro. I think jet black is too girly and shiny.
    12-12-2016 02:39 AM
  6. Retinella's Avatar
    Does that mean you'll have to drop an extra $700, $800, $900 on a phone just to get a different color? Or are you still within your 14 day return period? If you are within that 14 day return period, I'd say go for it. If not, why bother?
    12-12-2016 04:47 AM
  7. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Eh, stick with matte.
    metalchick719 and RobertP1 like this.
    12-12-2016 10:06 AM
  8. C6TX6's Avatar
    Yes go ahead and do it!
    The only thing bad about it is you will go crazy trying to find a balance of physical protection AND showing it off.
    Personally, I'm going to use the Apple Leather Case because it has a very soft lining. Others scare me because any dirt that gets in there will be touching the surface of the phone pitting it up. And that polished surface will reveal it greater than any other coating.
    12-12-2016 10:51 AM
  9. robbrick's Avatar
    No. My matte black unit was defective, so I asked Sprint to swap me out. All they had statewide was jet black units. I made the switch and I am actually impressed with the color compared with the matte. I like matte a lot but the jet black is really rich-looking. I will have it in a case anyway.
    ladyc0524 and swarlos like this.
    12-12-2016 11:01 AM
  10. COMMISSIONERHBK9's Avatar
    I just got the jet black and I'm loving the sexiness of this phone man. I'm not using a case neither just got my glass I wanted to show off the color and no regrets
    12-12-2016 12:14 PM
  11. Garz's Avatar
    I exchanged for matte black to jet on the 7. I much prefer jet between the 2.
    swarlos likes this.
    12-12-2016 12:18 PM
  12. Quis89's Avatar
    Love my Matte Black. Seen too many pics of micro scratches on the Jet Black and that would drive me nuts since occasionally I go caseless. I looked at the Jet Black at the Apple store and it was to look at but I wouldn't want to own one. I love the sleek look of the Matte Black.
    12-12-2016 12:24 PM
  13. msm0511's Avatar
    I'd really say the only disadvantage to the Jet Black are all those pesky fingerprints. It just feels really cool to me. Like a new material almost. Doesn't feel quite like metal or glass or anything else. I didn't really notice it when looking at them at retail stores, but now that I've had mine a while it really stands out how much different it feels than any other phone. I put a clear skin on mine for ease of cleaning and scratch resistance, but I'm honestly not sure how long I'll keep it on.

    Plus, it just looks like something Darth Vader would have.
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    12-12-2016 12:50 PM
  14. jpxyz's Avatar
    I considered going with the matte black but the jet black looks so much sexier and I adore the shiny finish.
    And it doesn't look 'cheap' or like 'plastic' (some people said that)
    12-12-2016 12:55 PM
  15. robbrick's Avatar
    I agree... The more I look at it, the more I like it. Matte is great too, but this is amazing to look at.
    12-12-2016 01:22 PM
  16. HBLEY's Avatar
    Well, I have a jet black iPhone 7 plus and my brother has matte black. I prefer Jet black and I don't use a case! It's just classy as it is and yeah I'd agree with nikkisharif!
    nikkisharif likes this.
    12-13-2016 12:30 AM
  17. swarlos's Avatar
    Yeah I was Jet Black from day one. It's just so sexy I always catch myself just staring at it.
    12-14-2016 12:38 AM
  18. lmws214's Avatar
    I agree... The more I look at it, the more I like it. Matte is great too, but this is amazing to look at.
    Matt or Jet black do you refer to?
    12-15-2016 11:46 PM
  19. dchandler's Avatar
    I'm switching to the Jet Black, I want that shine.
    Spencerdl likes this.
    12-16-2016 12:01 AM
  20. lmws214's Avatar
    The shine I wonder if it comes w minor scratches when open the box?
    12-16-2016 12:16 AM
  21. Tarah Sorber's Avatar
    Does the Jet black scratch easily? I change cases often and i dont want to have the sides all scratched up from me pulling cases on and off. i currently have the matte black.
    12-16-2016 09:49 AM
  22. jpxyz's Avatar
    Does the Jet black scratch easily? I change cases often and i dont want to have the sides all scratched up from me pulling cases on and off. i currently have the matte black.
    I have scratches from changing cases.
    12-16-2016 09:57 AM
  23. Tarah Sorber's Avatar
    Wondering if there will be a jet white... im really considering the jet black, but rather would have white if they release one.
    12-16-2016 11:57 AM
  24. robbrick's Avatar
    Never thought of getting the matte black. I have the jet black and more often than not, it has no case on it. I own one case, smoke grey apple leather case, and it's only on when I want my phone to look different. It's a phone & it's not as fragile as everyone thinks. Not everyone wants to slap a case on the jet black.
    How's the finish holding up?
    12-16-2016 03:01 PM
  25. jrdatrackstar1223's Avatar
    I don't have an iPhone 7, but from playing with both, I would go with Jet Black because of the grip. I like to go case-less whenever possible, and having that extra grip from the Jet Black is everything. I actually switched to an SE from an iPhone 6 (upgrade anyway) because of how slippery that matte finish is (especially after washing your hands!).
    12-16-2016 03:13 PM
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