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I've got a white iPhone 3GS with a cracked digitizer so I need to replace it. I've seen those white digitizers which may make the phone look more modern like...
12-14-2012, 11:44 AM #1White iPhone 3GS - looks better with white digitizer or black?
I've got a white iPhone 3GS with a cracked digitizer so I need to replace it. I've seen those white digitizers which may make the phone look more modern like how the white iPhone 4, 4S, and 5 have white bezels. However, factory is black. Price of the digitizers is the same, though if I went for white, I'd have to swap the button which is an extra $2 or so.
Here is a white phone with white digitizer.
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Think I should go for white, or just stick to the original black?
12-15-2012, 02:37 AM #2
Your choice dude. You're the one going to be looking at it all day. Take into account an apple part is usually high quality whereas if it's a third party part it may not be
12-15-2012, 03:47 PM #3
The white digitizer is unique and different on a 3GS and I kind of want to try it for that reason alone. However, I also want to sell the iPhone so I want it to appeal to as many people as possible.
I will likely use an aftermarket part either way. I guess I can't go wrong with the stock look, I was just curious what other people think. I thought people like putting in their 2-cents, but 865 views and no opinions, I guess not.
12-15-2012, 08:09 PM #4
I like it, but I'm partial to white.
I have to ask, why put any more money in a 3Gs when 4's and 4s's are selling so cheap now? Just wondering.
12-15-2012, 08:15 PM #5
It's not a lot of money to fix it since I'll be doing the replacement myself. A new digitizer from China for it is only around $6 for either color. I just think it will sell for more fixed than broken. Also, I like fixing things, it's fun.
12-15-2012, 09:31 PM #6
I agree, it's worth more and a 3Gs is still a nice device to own. I still have my original 3Gs and it's quick and dependable. Never had an issue. (actually have all of the phones released to date)
Post a pic if you do the conversion, may do it myself just for fun.
12-15-2012, 09:58 PM #7
12-17-2012, 02:45 AM #8
Looks awesome in white, Not sure on the 2 dots stacked up looks odd, but im Used to a 5 in white, Either way it is your choice but I would go for it!