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Which color is more resistant to fingerprints : 'woven black' or 'black'

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Tutorial Which color is more resistant to fingerprints : 'woven black' or 'black'

I was about to order my moto x and I don't have one to compare against (all the stores I can get to only have woven black).

Which one has better fingerprint / smudge resistance?

- Woven Black


- Black
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I have woven black, it doesn't really get any smudges at all. The back always looks clean and fingerprint free. My Nexus 5 on the other hand is a damn smudge magnet.
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I have a white one that I then converted to a black one which was later converted to a green one. No fingerprints or stains on any of them.

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I'd say woven would be better.

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What difference does it make? Are you a professional cellphone photographer?

Only parts of the phone that fingerprints irritate me is on the camera lens cover and sometimes the screen. The Moto X's screen is pretty slick and smudge resistant. But I do find myself occasionally touching the rear lens cover when pulling the phone out of my pocket.

Wash your hands more often and your phone will stay cleaner and as a side benefit you won't get sick as often.

As far as a materials, I'm not impressed with the scratch resistance of the "soft matte" colors. The back of my navy AT&T model picked up some little nicks in short order. I just got a woven black T-Mobile version and I'm hoping it will be more durable. It has a similar soft feel, though, so I'm not so sure. Maybe the smooth finish colors are better.

Or perhaps this phone just wasn't meant to be set down on anything hard without a cover installed...
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