Whereas the edges of the iPhone 4 and 4S were silver-metallic in color whether you bought the white or black model, the iPhone 5 is a bit different in this respect. If you order the Black iPhone 5, you get slate edges (that is, they’re tinted gray/gunmetal). If you order the white iPhone 5, you get silver edges (that is, they’re the same color as on the iPhone 4 and 4s). You can see this for yourself if, via the Apple store app, you go to Products, iPhone 5, and you go on to choose the capacity and color.
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Wondering if you can take advantage of the lower subsidized prices for the new iPhone 5? You can find out right now if you download the Apple store app on your iOS device and select “iPhone 5” then “Upgrade iPhone.” You’ll be asked to put in your account holder’s phone number, billing zip, and other security information. If you are indeed elegible for an upgrade, an iPhone 5 will cost you either $199, $299, or $399 depending on capacity. If you aren’t eligible for an upgrade, you can still buy an iPhone 5, but at the un-subsidized price of [...]
As has been the case since the second-generation iPhone came was released, you have a choice of either black or white if you plan on getting the new iPhone 5. In this case, the color you pick will be used for the front panel, as well as on the top and bottom strips that flank that matte metal finish on the back. Not only that, but the black or white color is applied between the cut outs for the antenna. And it’s not an easy choice: while the white version will deter fingerprints the best, the black version is more striking and formal. So if you’re getting an iPhone 5, let [...]