This is a bit of a troubling story this morning: HTC One S early adopters are reporting that the coating on their new phone is chipping off even though they have been taken care of well. A thread on XDA started and what first looked like drop damage, slowly turned into more One S owners reporting that the top edge of their phones are chipping away at the outer coating on their devices.
It seems to only be affecting the black color of the One S but there is a good following on the thread that are reporting some problems. HTC was reporting that the Microarc Oxidation process on this phone made it so that the phone didn’t even need a case, but these users say that it has chipped in completely empty pockets. Hopefully HTC will make this right and get these affected users some
shiny matte new devices.