What to do with Chipping or Cracking Paint of Nokia E90 Communicator ?

Nokia E90, released in late 2007, is easily one of Nokia's best phone models. The widescreen, the relatively small frame (vs. earlier communicator units), the strong hinge, the user interface -- I could go on and on quoting features that make e90 a strong release:

However, one of the biggest weaknesses in the design of this phone is...

the case paint that easily chips or cracks over time -- which is a bit frustrating, considering the price of the gadget.

If your Nokia E90 is suffering from a similar condition and you are slowly feeling shy when taking it out of your bag in a cafe, this idea might offer some help. Try it at your own risk.

Japsky - a friend from TipidCP - after noticing that his E90 has become quite less of a beauty due to chipping, altogether decided to just remove all the paint off the front case to expose the metal underneath the surface:

He then used metal polish to give it a shine:

I don't know about you, but I think it looks great. Brilliant idea, eh?

What do you think?

[photos courtesy of Japsky and Enzo of TipidCP]

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  1. Good idea!
    So how did you remove the paint?

  2. Which polish ? luks cool...


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