If you’re sold on the idea of a black iPhone 7 but are still wavering between Jet Black and matte black, an unboxing video that shows the two side-by-side may help you make up your mind.

The matte black model is the larger 7 Plus, but it still gives you a good sense of how the two finishes compare. Another interesting point to note is step during the setup process where you get to choose the degree of haptic feedback offered by the touch-sensitive Home button …


YouTuber Marques Brownlee echoes what we heard in early reviews: that the feedback doesn’t do a convincing job of simulating a click at any of the three levels offered, simply making the whole phone vibrate.

There’s no new info in the video, but it is useful to get a sense of how the¬†two blacks look. If you’re not sure which to choose, Brownlee’s advice is to pick the safer option of the matte black to minimize the fingerprint and scratching issues highlighted by Apple and confirmed by reviewers.

The other factor which may influence your choice is that Apple revealed that the Jet Black is currently completely sold out, so don’t expect to pick one up anytime soon.

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