The Jet Black Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will now ship in October or November

With pre-orders of the Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus already off and running, the Jet Black version of the phones appear to be the most popular. Earlier today, some configurations of the new iPhone models dressed up in that color were pushed back to a November delivery. While some iPhone 7 units in Jet Black now show delivery in three to four weeks, the iPhone 7 Plus in that hue still shows an arrival delayed up to November...
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63 Comments

1. kiko007

Posts: 7457; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

I went Matte Black after all. I thought I'd LUV the Jet Black variant, but I hate fingerprints with a passion.

2. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

But won't you slap a case on it, anyways? Jet Black loos hot.

5. kiko007

Posts: 7457; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Nah...... I hate cases. Naked FTW!!!!!

33. aegislash

Posts: 1434; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

As do I, Kiko. I despise cases which is why it's such a shame that Samsung's recent devices are such fingerprint magnets. Never leave the house without a microfiber cloth these days. ;) Went with the Jet Black 7 Plus and was so happy I got in early, because my order went through with no issues.

53. drunkenjay

Posts: 1633; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

so your'e saying you hate fingerprint magnets and yet you still went with jet black.

35. adi90

Posts: 554; Member since: Dec 21, 2015

I think buying a jet black iphone 7 is like having " a girlfriend who is too beautiful to have sex with. You fear you might heart her during sex " . So it is better to go with the second best thing that i can get. At least i will enjoy it without any fear.

41. lyndon420

Posts: 6443; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Interesting outlook you have on things.

56. vincelongman

Posts: 5601; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

To me its more like: A girlfriend who looks amazing with makeup (jet black when clean), but average without makeup (jet black covering in fingerprints) But that's just me, enjoy your new phone :)

7. Unordinary unregistered

Just bought a crystal clear TPU case for my jet black 7+. Sexy.

25. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3938; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

It will turn orange/yellow in a couple of months lol, never buy clear TPU cases because they literally can't stay clear.

29. Unordinary unregistered

Happened to my old TPU case. Bartenders Keeper fixed it right back to clear (gold can of white powder that you get wet and rub in - you can find it the cleaning isle of most grocery stores)

64. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3938; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Why go though the hassle though, why spend money to simply fix a case, just buy a case with a clear polycarbonate back instead. To give you more options, you can also buy concentrated hydrogen peroxide in the hair products section, to turn a yellowed case clear again.

42. lyndon420

Posts: 6443; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

I had a clear case once...it was really good at showing all the dust and crap that was piling up under there.

19. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 899; Member since: May 07, 2014

Isn't it the same thing as the so-called optical zoom on the iPhone 7 plus? Talking about the how the LG G5 camera shifts from wide-angle to normal lens?https://youtu.be/4-G-6ViMefk?t=2m21s

55. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

people already forget about G5 and apple is the inventor of this new "optical zoom" /s

63. rohitkalra90

Posts: 11; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Watch carefully, Wide Angle Camera has a zoomed out capture. The telephoto just brings it to normal mode. Once he goes to normal mode it is capturing the same thing as the other phone.

22. Finalflash

Posts: 4062; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Half the cases are now useless because those with a battery will now eat up the only port on the phone. iPhones already have terrible battery life, so now you can choose between a your phone dying, or having it live without audio. Or, you can pay Apple for wireless making your purchase of the iPhone pretty much $900+.

24. kiko007

Posts: 7457; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Dude........making sense is an art form, and you're more a science guy. I'd appreciate it if you'd stick to the actual discussion instead of insisting on trolling. You're too smart to be this stupid....... #Bebetterthanthebest

26. Finalflash

Posts: 4062; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Lol, bro I don't know why you have a stroke or aneurysm every time I comment. Just trace my comment back to the original comment I was posting the reply to and it will make sense in context. But just in case you need me to spell it out, I was replying to comment #2 by trojan_horse about slapping a case on the new iPhone which is now more difficult to do with battery cases because you can't use headphones with those anymore. Don't know what's so trolling about that fact, but maybe your definition of trolling includes point out the truth.

30. Unordinary unregistered

Terrible battery life? LMFAO. They have one of the best size to life ratio/SoT on any smartphone in terms of optimization. Put the same battery in a 1080p Android phone and it will die in 4 hours.

34. Finalflash

Posts: 4062; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

So apparently what you're saying is... That It will be just like the iPhone.

57. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

You obviously don't have a clue so it's probably better to stop talking rather than make yourself look like a complete dick (oh wait, free green thumbs for being against anything Apple!). I don't really care about all the tests because some say one thing while others say another and fanboys will pick their favourite. What I do know is that when I spend a day with friends using Android phones - from HTC to Sony to Samsung Galaxies, my iPhone always seems to be lasting longer than any but the Sony. That's a real-world, similar use situation so that's what I judge my phone on.

3. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Jet Black *Looks* hot. I've got a Note7 Black Onyx too.

6. westicktogether

Posts: 50; Member since: Mar 15, 2016

The Note 7 Black Onyx is literally hot.

11. ECPirate37

Posts: 290; Member since: Jul 14, 2011

hahahahah westicktogether! WELL PLAYED!

37. Mxyzptlk unregistered

#Badumtiss Surprised turdkord isn't out trying to defend and justify Samsung's poor QC and judgment.

8. Unordinary unregistered

A very beautiful phone indeed!

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 30778; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I like the matte black a little more. Just a little too much shine in the jet.

31. Unordinary unregistered

So sexy though! Of course, its subjective

38. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I want that sexy gold color or the rose gold.

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