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[Q] Micro Arc Oxidation failure?

9th April 2012, 08:53 AM |#11  
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Is there anyone else who experiences the same thing?

Damn.. I really wanted the One S. Yet If the ceramic back is this easily damaged without dropping.. I might not get it. I hate cases.

Same here, this could be the only reason why I won't buy this phone. I never use cases because it makes the phone ugly imo. And I don't know if I want the grey version..
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9th April 2012, 09:33 AM |#12  
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LOL...i noticed some spots up there too after reading this thread and was concerned at first but the white marks could be "rubbed-away" like the marks from fingernails on the back which was shown in a lot of videos ... just try it.

hey, they use this stuff for satelites...

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9th April 2012, 09:55 AM |#13  
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Not working here my friend
9th April 2012, 10:25 AM |#14  
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How bad is this problem? Do more people experience it?
Also, does it happen to the blue version as well? Otherwise I might change my pre-order to that..
9th April 2012, 10:28 AM |#15  
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Gosh that looks bad... Does it really go after rubbing as mentioned by jodue??
9th April 2012, 10:34 AM |#16  
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The blue one got another treatment. There is no ceramic surface which can come off.

There is no way to rub the damage away. The Oxidation to Al2O3 happens only under high temperatures. If the ceramic skin can't hold on the the aluminum it will be damaged permanently
9th April 2012, 12:39 PM |#17  
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Wow. This is making me reconsider my choice. Got a One S due for delivery tomorrow and might be tempted to send it straight back either for the grey one or for the One X having seen this.
9th April 2012, 02:55 PM |#18  
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Wow. This is making me reconsider my choice. Got a One S due for delivery tomorrow and might be tempted to send it straight back either for the grey one or for the One X having seen this.

Same here..
Though its not available in India yet , I was planning to buy it when it hits Indian market.
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So if any One S user reads this, could he/she share some experiences with the ceramic surface? Even if you do not have any problems at all. It would be nice to find out if this is just a bad product, or a common problem..
9th April 2012, 03:48 PM |#20  
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I've had mine a few days and not dropped it or anything, it seems to have started on mine though. If it gets any worse over the next couple of days I'll have to take it back, not sure what to do though as I love the phone and don't like it as much in grey/blue

Anybody contacted HTC about this yet?
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