X

Sign in

Sign in to confirm

Have you forgotten your password?

... or login with Facebook:

Don't have an AndroidPIT account yet? Sign up

Blue Jeans Don't Mix with the White HTC One X

Steven Blum
6

The HTC One X will likely be a smash hit. The reviews have been largely positive and the phone has already been compared favorably to the Galaxy S3. That said, there's a large group of consumers that aren't going to want to buy the white HTC One X: those who wear denim.

 If you're a proud blue jeans wearer and you're looking to buy a brand new smartphone, you're better off skipping this phone. According to Reddit, the white HTC One X attracts blue jean dye like a magnet. While you can still clean the phone with a spritz of Windex, it looks like the casing accumulates blue dye over time, giving the phone a bit of a scruffy look. See:

Of course there are plenty of ways to avoid this mild discoloration. You could buy some sort of case for your HTC One X, go with the black version or change your pants. I'm not sure if this will affect the sales of the HTC One X in any significant way, but you best believe I'll be looking out for the black version next time I'm shopping around.

(Top photo: "Mom Jeans" digital short on SNL)

Related Topics

Related Articles

News / Hardware
12 1 day ago

Sony Xperia Z2 vs HTC One (M8): the 'premium' device comparison

News / Hardware
1 2 days ago

HTC One (M8) Motion Launch gestures review

News / Hardware
0 1 week ago

HTC One (M8) vs Nexus 5: the beauty and the beast?

News / Hardware
0 1 week ago

Galaxy S5 vs HTC One M8: power saving modes

News / Hardware
0 1 week ago

HTC One M8 camera hands-on video review

News / Hardware
0 1 week ago

HTC One M8 camera test: this is how good it really is

News / Hardware
1 2 weeks ago

Get an HTC One M8 for $150 upfront via Amazon

Comments

Write new comment:
  • James Bonham May 10, 2012 Link

    no brainer for me! White just would NOT work for me! i'm in BJ's most of the time and a little hard on my phones!

    0
    0
  • Steven Blum May 10, 2012 Link

    RIGHT. As I was writing this, I realized, "wait, literally everyone wears blue jeans." Maybe HTC will spray the plastic with something in a coming addition.

    0
    0
  • PatPion May 10, 2012 Link

    @James, I don't think that's the most appropriate abbreviation for "blue jeans". We just call is "jeans". :-) Less syllables anyway. :-)

    0
    0
  • Lynda Morrison May 10, 2012 Link

    Color,shmuler! I am just about done with cell phones anyway! $$$ - I am bored paying for something I have lived most my life without! Going back to basics!

    0
    0
  • Ilgaz May 10, 2012 Link

    Biggest material selection mistake ever? Wow.

    0
    0
  • Yan Matusevich May 11, 2012 Link

    That's what people get for buying knock-off jeans :)

    0
    0

Author
1

Let me introduce you my app in person | SpeakSMS | you feel , you needed this