If it were up to you, what color would your smartphone be?

If it were up to you, what color would your smartphone be?
Show of hands, whose smartphone is styled in either black or white? Statistically, it's quite likely that the majority of you raised an imaginary hand. For better or worse, black and white continue to dominate the mobile industry, and at least in the case of the former that's probably warranted—consecutive studies by Strategy Analytics have found that black is consistently the most liked color for a phone.

But the world isn't just black and white, as they say, and in this case you can take this literally, too. Makers such as Nokia (now Microsoft) and even Sony and Samsung, often push non-standard paints for their creations, and we can't say we mind that trend. Shopkeepers probably do, but not us—we like choice. Still, when looking at the big picture, most of the people we see on the streets are rocking a black or white phone. While that may be a personal preference, it's not unlikely that availability and pricing also had a rather major part to play.

So what do you say we take a head count? If it were up to you, what color would your smartphone be?

If it were up to you, what color would your smartphone be?

Black
19.01%
White
21.18%
Red
6.53%
Blue
6.36%
Green
4.86%
Orange
2.41%
Yellow
1.14%
Gray
3.51%
Brown
7.59%
Aquamarine
2.2%
Pink
0.57%
Purple
1.88%
Gold
4.57%
Silver
5.92%
Bronze
4.49%
Magenta
0.33%
Maroon
1.06%
Salmon
0.16%
Cyan
2.86%
Teal
1.26%
OTHER
2.12%

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65 Comments

1. Oğuzhan_77

Posts: 112; Member since: Nov 18, 2013

Black and white

63. Elfmonster unregistered

This is my favorite poll question in a while.

69. phonearenarocks

Posts: 606; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

Funny how the tastes of Europe, India, Arab are similar but the whole poll situation changed when USA timings were up - the whole situation was upside down. Till the end of European, Indian, Arab Timings - Black, Blue, Gold, Gray(Most of them reported the Gunmetal shade)....White was almost languishing in the bottom few positions, so was brown After the end of American Timings - White, Black, Brown, Red

2. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

When you go Black you never go back...

43. justrt

Posts: 446; Member since: Jul 10, 2014

That's what she said

62. shy2papa

Posts: 336; Member since: Jan 23, 2010

Stealth Black or Matt Black

3. Back_from_beyond

Posts: 1380; Member since: Sep 04, 2015

Midnight blue or midnight purple.

23. phonearenarocks

Posts: 606; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

Feel that Galaxy S3 Pebble Blue is best shade of Blue and is my preferred colour along with Gunmetal Grey.

50. Awaragardiyan unregistered

i prefer nokia n9 blue

4. vuyonc

Posts: 1089; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

Racing stripes!

8. vincelongman

Posts: 5677; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Red and white or blue and white or grey and blue or black and red, ...

5. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

no rose gold? lol... if its up to me, then I want color-changing smartphone :-/

16. Podrick

Posts: 1285; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

I would take invisible one.

30. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

by rose gold you mean the pinkish tint on the iPhone or the real rose gold?

6. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

Gunmetal like my M8

12. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

That is my favorite color on all the smartphone colors. I don't like the gold on silver color on my M9. I only chose it because they made the gunmetal gray darker on the m9 and I preferred it to be lighter

28. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

Now that u mention it, i never realized it's a bit darker on m9. Love it because it's not to flashy nor mainstream like black/white.

7. vincelongman

Posts: 5677; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Silver

9. karas

Posts: 85; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

fluorescent green

38. phljcnth

Posts: 554; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Loved the Green Emerald S6 edge

66. AlikMalix unregistered

BEST color on a mobile device since gunmetal iPhone 5

10. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Black or grey

11. Totse2k15

Posts: 478; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

Black. Why? case it's Darkness, b$$$tch!!

14. Podrick

Posts: 1285; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Colourless.

15. Joulukas

Posts: 114; Member since: Jun 05, 2013

I would prefer color e-ink (or something similar with ultra-low power usage) with scrach resistant surface and option to change the color to my liking and mood.

17. JaneDoe2007

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 26, 2014

My current phone is gold colored, but I'd love to have a red one in the future. Teal and bronze are other possibilities .. I like variety; I don't think I'd ever settle for a black or white gadget!

18. darkkjedii

Posts: 30972; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Red...

19. blake8

Posts: 25; Member since: Jul 18, 2014

carbon fiber black

20. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

I'd want carbon fiber black hardware with carbon fiber hot red for the logo, like this (excluding the camera): https://dbrand.com/sites/default/files/images/shop/device-gallery/oneplus01.jpg

21. Donotnameme

Posts: 47; Member since: Jul 01, 2014

silver

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