Here’s what the color of your smartphone says about you

Here’s what the color of your smartphone says about you
Cyan, fuchsia, yellow... we’re not talking about fashion here, unless it’s smartphone fashion. In a greyish universe of mobile devices, Nokia is bringing a splash of color as one of the biggest differentiators for its Lumia Windows Phone series, but interestingly enough the color of your smartphone actually reveals more about your personality than you might think. Well, at least if we take the conveniently overgeneralized perception of color below.

With that healthy sense of doubt, here’s what the smartphone colors actually say about you as a personality.

Cyan is for the thinker as the color itself is very balanced, so it’s likely that happy people would pick a cyan device.

“However, it has all sorts of properties because it’s such an interesting combination of colors. It communicates that you know what you’re doing and that you’ve thought things through. The color red acts on the physical, but blue acts on the intellectual and it helps you to focus your thoughts and clear your mind,” according to the head of London-based Color Affects company.

White on the other hand is for the sophisticated person, one with high standards.

“White is all colors totally reflected, so if you’re wearing white clothes you’re actually creating a quite powerful barrier. It’s sort of ‘touch me not’, but in the case of smartphone it’s manifests itself as: ‘don’t touch this, it’s mine!’,” now Nokia informs us.

Fuchsia (yes, that’s a color too) characterizes the “angry lady,” is the color of “militant feminism.” Talk about your phone as a gateway for people to assess you!

And finally black is the color of the protector as it itself has all colors contained in it. It’s a safe choice. Others say it underlines more the hardware sophistication of a phone.

What color is your phone and do you agree with the message the experts above say it brings?



4. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

This is cool. lol I want cyan!!!!

5. android_sucks

Posts: 111; Member since: Jul 28, 2011

LOL!!! My blackberry is pink!!! So.....what does that say about me?

6. shadowcell

Posts: 300; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

That you think Android sucks....? *shrugs*

9. PackMan

Posts: 277; Member since: Mar 09, 2012

Wow, Victor just posted his bedroom conversation with his wife as an article.

11. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

I have black/gray devices normally (though my first phone had a dark blue accent). However, there's usually not much choice when it comes to phone color anymore, so color hardly matters as much to me as simply getting a good phone.

12. QinEmpire

Posts: 145; Member since: May 16, 2012

Lol at the amount of moderated comments here

23. ChiX017

Posts: 308; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

i know right?!

13. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Every phone ive ever owned has been black or a deep deep gray in the case of the evo design. Otherwise Black

26. Mittal

Posts: 494; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

currently my 5th fone... 1white (gifted) rest all black!

14. denied911

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2012

old phone black and new white (wanted white from premiere not because it is only awailable now) SGS3 will play tomorrow

15. thelegend6657 unregistered

I have white smartphone

16. shadowcell

Posts: 300; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

I wish more manufacturers gave the option of different colors. I like to not be grounded on just black/grey.

17. OpTiMuS_BlAcK

Posts: 418; Member since: May 04, 2012

Black or White are the most common choices these days.

19. VladUK

Posts: 8; Member since: May 24, 2012

I got white Samsung GS2 and black HTC One S ( I hope the manufacturers will come up with more color choices in the future, black, grey or white are becoming very boring ) The only way to jazz up your phone this days is to buy different case cover.

20. Osama2332

Posts: 10; Member since: May 04, 2012

Why is everybody thumbed Down?????????

21. 09wbd03516

Posts: 140; Member since: May 30, 2012

that because all colour suck!! Outdated!! Sgs3 pebble blue is the only real deal here

22. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

How can a color be outdated?

25. JayRaj

Posts: 54; Member since: Oct 31, 2010

Pebble blue- the crappiest color on a smartphone to date!! :P

27. Sangeet

Posts: 232; Member since: Apr 21, 2012

You are calling a colour as outdated?? now please don't say that the earth is outdated..

28. thelegend6657 unregistered

dude blue phones are nothing new . I had a blue k810i and that's few years ago ! Just like pebble blue only darker

24. 1ceTr0n

Posts: 549; Member since: May 20, 2012

What an utterly f**king pointless article

29. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

I want the next iphone to be like the rainbow imacs..

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