Is There a WHITE Bumper that Doesn't Turn Yellow?

Discussion in 'iPhone 5 Accessories' started by perezr10, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. perezr10

    perezr10 Member

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    This is my first white iPhone so I've never tried to purchase a white case before. But I'm on my second white bumper for my iPhone 5 and the same thing is happening to my 2nd that happened to my 1st one. It's turning a dirty white, almost yellow color all around the face of the phone.

    Can anyone recommend one that will stay white?
     
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    Poisonivy Administrator Staff Member

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    why don't you try a metal bumper,i'm sure there will be a white one out there.
     
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    Unfortunately, unless you're using a composite or metal bumper (as Ivy suggested above) you're always going to get the dirty white & yellowing effect.
     
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    willerz2 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    What they said ^

    I have a Mophie Juice Pack Air which I thought would've at least lasted it's life before turning yellow yellow. Took about 6 months and it starting being distinctively light yellow.... I should've gotten the Matte finished Juice Pack Plus even if they didn't have it in white :/

    I personally would've loved one of those New Generation Transformer Bumper cases if I didn't rely on my battery pack. Full aluminum but not as "practical" since if you ever want to clean your phone, you'd have to unscrew the corners and take it apart. A great case, just not as practical if you have a bit of OCD like me :p
     
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    I used the Speck Candyshell on my 4 and never had a problem. I have a couple that are mostly white. I bought one for my new 5 (wahoo!) and so far no problems with it looking dirty or yellow.
     
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    Man, 6 months would be great! I've purchased two rubberish type bumpers that started losing their color within days.
     

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