1. surfwashingtabs's Avatar
    I have the blue 8S, hardware revision 0001, and my soft coating at the bottom area has gone from light blue to black in less than three weeks.
    12-31-2012 12:35 PM
  2. HeyCori's Avatar
    Damnit HTC, for being one of the bigger cellphone giants your quality control has taken a serious downturn.
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    12-31-2012 02:05 PM
  3. Kristof Kulcsar's Avatar
    2 weeks in no issues for my whatsoever...
    01-02-2013 12:05 AM
  4. surfwashingtabs's Avatar
    2 weeks in no issues for my whatsoever...
    Mine was fine for a week or so, hopefully you don't face the same issue. I've just emailed HTC with links to over 30 8X owners complaining of discolouration, yet they are still unwilling to recognise a design fault.
    01-02-2013 04:11 PM
  5. Motor_Mouth's Avatar
    Just out of curiosity, what colour is the inside of your bottom cover? My Domino one looks like it is white all the way through, not painted. I've only had it for 10 days but the white is still absolutely pristine.
    01-05-2013 05:52 PM
  6. whiiris's Avatar
    hi can you send a photo of the soft coating discoloration?
    01-10-2013 09:25 AM
  7. Matt174e's Avatar
    Same happened to mine. Black around the corners.
    01-12-2013 08:56 AM
  8. Rosenfeld Dan's Avatar
    Yo. I've got an 8S Domino (black&white) for a month now and don't have a problem with the soft coating color. It's been on tables in pubs, in jeans, coats and any other place a phone can get to. I even dropped it once. And it works fine. I suggest changing your jeans brand, maybe it washes out on your phone.
    01-13-2013 07:25 AM
  9. flierman's Avatar
    Same here, 1 month and beginning to show black around corners on the blue bottom...Is it possible to get some new from HTC, anyone tried? Can they me sold separately somwehere?
    01-16-2013 06:37 AM
  10. Jaskys's Avatar
    Damn i wanted to get blue htc 8S but after this i might get black one instead :S.
    Even if blue one looks so cool...
    01-23-2013 06:44 AM
  11. soso_xx's Avatar
    Anyone knows where I can buy a black battery cover? My phone has white.
    01-23-2013 07:35 AM
  12. cataliness's Avatar
    So the domino black doesn't have this coating problem ?
    01-24-2013 07:09 AM
  13. pac0's Avatar
    So far no problem with my 8s domino, after 3 weeks of use. Yesterday I've also bought the C820 hard shell cover from HTC to protect the back of the phone. Very good product.
    01-24-2013 10:38 AM
  14. Motor_Mouth's Avatar
    I've had my Domino 8S for 3 months now and there is not the slightest hint of any discolouration whatsoever. It still looks absolutely brand new and it's actually surprised me how resistant to marks and scratches it is proving to be.
    03-18-2013 03:00 PM
  15. Alex Ionas's Avatar
    Using the black version for more than two months now and it is perfect, no discoloration whatsoever, i think this problem is only on the colored models.
    03-20-2013 03:36 AM

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