NZtechfreak:eracode: I assume you are talking about the One? Could you put up some links so that I can have a look at some of these? Sounds scary. I've read heaps of reviews and never heard anything like this - quite the opposite in fact.
Of course, this thread is about the One :)
Just check these forums at XDA for examples of users having issues, there are multiple threads going on:
far out.. the forum is filled with build quality complaints..
hope it's just the first batch that was bad.
Scuff/chipping on the black version and some gaps in the screen seem to be a common problem