Does Your New iPhone 5 Scratch Easily?

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So, you've got the new iPhone. You've been downloading apps all weekend. It's a joy to use. But... we're hearing some reports that suggest the latest iPhone picks up scratches faster than data flows through its new Lightning connector.


Some folks are saying that their phones have picked up plenty of scratches on the back and sides after just a weekend's use. Others are even claiming that there are scratches on the handset straight out of the box, lurking beneath the protective film wrapper.

Was your new phone already scratched out of the box? Is it picking up damage more easily than your previous phone? Let us know! [Forbes]

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On a related note, I found a small scratch on my iPad screen the other day, and of course it is driving me crazy. Is there anyway to fix it?