Results: what color do you prefer on the face of a red smartphone?

Results: what color do you prefer on the face of a red smartphone?
So, earlier this year, Apple introduced the Product Red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus — beautiful red handsets with a silver Apple logo and... a white front. This isn't the first time we see a blood-red phone with a white face — last time, it was the Flame Red Meizu Pro 6, which is, admittedly, much less-known than Apple's flagship.

In any case, when both phones were announced, there was an overwhelming reaction of “but why the white face?”, with users insisting that a handset with a screaming red back would look much sleeker if its face was black. Not a terrible notion, we thought, but the manufacturers probably know what they are doing... right?

We thought we'd ask you — in what face combo would a red phone look best to you? Here's how the votes tallied up!

What color front do you prefer on a red smartphone?

Black!
65.08%
White is fine
11.35%
Just paint it all red, why make it different colors?
22.2%
Other (comment)
1.37%

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9 Comments

1. tedkord

Posts: 17043; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

On the back, too.

2. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

White please.

3. hurrycanger

Posts: 1751; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

I feel like it's gonna be a lot cooler with black.

4. DavMor0069

Posts: 266; Member since: Dec 09, 2015

I would love red wine phone color. Black front of course

5. skyline88

Posts: 696; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

why is it so hard for them to make it same colour both front and rear?

9. cdm283813

Posts: 424; Member since: Jan 10, 2015

It took them forever just to do white.

6. phonearenarocks

Posts: 604; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

For once I liked something that is Apple, crowd thinks otherwise. Everything in order, world is safe now :)

7. Anchor

Posts: 160; Member since: Jun 16, 2017

This just reminded me of the days you could change ur phones casing and color. Black on Red pls

8. cdm283813

Posts: 424; Member since: Jan 10, 2015

Black but I always use a case. Red would be next but I might get tired of it. Black is always the safest choice.

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