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    I'm going to get the black Nokia 920. One of the reasons is because I can see certain colours clashing with a coloured phone. For example, the Cyan 920 probably will only look good with blue/teal tiles; maybe that's just my opinion, but I don't like the look of a cyan lumia with any other colour tiles. Likewise with the red, or yellow lumias.

    With the black 920, I can use different colours and the coloured tiles will pop off the screen and always look beautiful. For example I love using the green tiles, but I can totally see it not matching well with a yellow or red lumia; it would look like a mess. I guess the while or grey phones would be fine too.

    Am I the only one who is worried about this?
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    Do you really plan on using that many of the accent colors? If so then perhaps a bit, but primary colors work fine with most of the palette so it shouldn't be that big of a deal. Up to you of course what you like.
    "Bro, you know I lift cause I use a Lumia 920..."
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    Quote Originally Posted by fwaits View Post
    Do you really plan on using that many of the accent colors? If so then perhaps a bit, but primary colors work fine with most of the palette so it shouldn't be that big of a deal. Up to you of course what you like.
    Yes, I switch every few months between red and green. Neither of which would (in my opinion) look good on a cyan phone. Red tiles will be fine with red lumia, but green won't; it will look like a christmas phone lol
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    The colors do clash. That said, when they match, it adds a certain uniformity unmatched with other phones.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kittshelby View Post
    I'm going to get the black Nokia 920. One of the reasons is because I can see certain colours clashing with a coloured phone. For example, the Cyan 920 probably will only look good with blue/teal tiles; maybe that's just my opinion, but I don't like the look of a cyan lumia with any other colour tiles. Likewise with the red, or yellow lumias.

    With the black 920, I can use different colours and the coloured tiles will pop off the screen and always look beautiful. For example I love using the green tiles, but I can totally see it not matching well with a yellow or red lumia; it would look like a mess. I guess the while or grey phones would be fine too.

    Am I the only one who is worried about this?
    Yes, that's why I got the black instead of the red. I was tempted, but I like the idea that I can change the tile colors about once a month over the life of the phone.
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    Probably my favorite part of the black, is that it makes the tiles the complete center of attention because the rest of the phone disappears around it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kittshelby View Post
    Yes, I switch every few months between red and green. Neither of which would (in my opinion) look good on a cyan phone. Red tiles will be fine with red lumia, but green won't; it will look like a christmas phone lol
    Well, it is almost Christmas. :) I was worried about this too, but I'm still going to get the red.
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    I don't think they clash at all. Colored tiles with black background and than a yellow or red phone looks much better than black back ground and black phone.

    Is it possible to change the black background to something other than white?

    You get treated in life the way you teach people to treat you.― Wayne W. Dyer
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    i've seen pics of the Cyan phone with red, green and orange tiles. green certainly looked good. reminded me of Squirtle. and the orange was just lovely.

    it would be nice though if Nokia provided a tool to preview phone and tile color combinations. i say that as someone on the fence between a red and a cyan phone since there is no gray in the USA
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    Quote Originally Posted by thejoyofsobe View Post
    i've seen pics of the Cyan phone with red, green and orange tiles. green certainly looked good. reminded me of Squirtle. and the orange was just lovely.

    it would be nice though if Nokia provided a tool to preview phone and tile color combinations. i say that as someone on the fence between a red and a cyan phone since there is no gray in the USA
    I like this idea. I might have a weekend project...
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    I commented before that this is only a problem for those with actual fashion sense. As I have no real idea what clashes with what, I am off the hook!!

    That being said, I guess that is why in the long run black and white phones always sell the best and are the industry standard. Nothing to worry about there- they just match. I imagine even the gray devices may not sit well with all color tiles. But it is great to be able to stand out if you want, and I really like the yellow and red 920's. At least on paper I do.

    Go to a store, and try the different color tiles and see. Playing with the new phones is just fun, anyways!!
    Before posting anything, please be sure to get the facts straight. You can always distort them to your liking later.
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    Some might. One of the things that makes me want a yellow Lumia 920 is that in my eyes, none of the tile colors would clash with it. I also like the red, but I can't imagine using, say, magenta tiles with it.
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    Cyan device with yellow tiles would look nice if you're a UCLA fan. So would yellow device with blue tiles.
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    The solution...
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    My biggest problem if I would have stuck with Cyan, is that I want to make my tile colors reflect the sports team I am currently follow. Cyan would work for Baseball since I am a twins fan and I could do light with red. But The green and teal for my Celtics/Jaguars would look a bit odd.

    But really, with the amount of black you have from the screen on the front, it shouldn't be that big of a deal.
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    There's so little red at the edges that I really don't care.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VagrantWade View Post
    My biggest problem if I would have stuck with Cyan, is that I want to make my tile colors reflect the sports team I am currently follow. Cyan would work for Baseball since I am a twins fan and I could do light with red. But The green and teal for my Celtics/Jaguars would look a bit odd.

    But really, with the amount of black you have from the screen on the front, it shouldn't be that big of a deal.
    The Twins... The Celtics... and the Jags???


    Geez, buddy.... Cover half continent with sports teams, why don't ya. No buying seaon tickets for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thejoyofsobe View Post
    i've seen pics of the Cyan phone with red, green and orange tiles. green certainly looked good. reminded me of Squirtle. and the orange was just lovely.

    it would be nice though if Nokia provided a tool to preview phone and tile color combinations. i say that as someone on the fence between a red and a cyan phone since there is no gray in the USA

    On AT&T website with the huge banner (the dude holding the phone).... there is a promo where you can customize your lumia 920 combination. Whoever submits the best combo wins something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BrownxGoblin View Post
    On AT&T website with the huge banner (the dude holding the phone).... there is a promo where you can customize your lumia 920 combination. Whoever submits the best combo wins something.
    Very cool! I'd love to see the entries and the winning combination.
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    For people worrying about colors I urge you to just get a neutral color and one of the ultra thin Nokia cases. You won't even know they are on... 😉
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    Quote Originally Posted by lordofthereef View Post
    For people worrying about colors I urge you to just get a neutral color and one of the ultra thin Nokia cases. You won't even know they are on... 😉
    Can you provide a link to the cases please? thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by lordofthereef View Post
    For people worrying about colors I urge you to just get a neutral color and one of the ultra thin Nokia cases. You won't even know they are on... 😉
    I would like to see these cases you speak of.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BrownxGoblin View Post
    On AT&T website with the huge banner (the dude holding the phone).... there is a promo where you can customize your lumia 920 combination. Whoever submits the best combo wins something.
    Here is the direct link

    http://www.workforwill.com/

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