The color is fading from some (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 12 units
What you need to know
- An Apple outlet is experiencing discoloration with their iPhone 12 unit.
- According to their research, other customers with the iPhone 11 and iPhone SE 2 have experienced similar issues.
For one iPhone 12 owner, their (PRODUCT)RED iPhone has decided it wants to become a Gold iPhone.
As reported by Svetapple.sk, the outlet's (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 12 has started to discolor despite the claim that it was used in a transparent case the entire time.
The outlet found that theirs is not the only phone that has experienced this issue either. iPhone 11 and iPhone SE 2 users have also reported discoloration with the Green and Black color.
According to users who have complained of the issue, Apple has reportedly been unwilling to replace the device due to it being a cosmetic issue.
It's currently unclear what could be causing the issue, but some have guessed that it could be due to UV exposure.
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