General Fun while it lasted...

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Evil.Bonsai, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. Evil.Bonsai

    Evil.Bonsai Well-Known Member
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    Loved my Note, been a great phone (other than previously posted about gps issues, which have been resolved). However, last night as I got out of car, dumb me had phone sitting on top of a hoodie and the phone slid off and landed face down. Screen is shattered. Works ok, but it's definitely going to have pieces of glass falling off soon.

    Bought the Note w/o contract, so it was pretty damn pricey. Think I will go back to having a contract and subsidized phone, since I can't afford to buy a new phone again w/o contract.

    Really liked the s-pen with sketchbook mobile. Thinking that with the Note II's increased sensitivity, I might like it even better. However, I hear the LG Optimus G is a really nice phone as well. Also up for consideration is the Galaxy S3.

    Time for some research/reading!
     

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  2. geeingu

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    Tough break, Can I have your s pen lol
     
  3. cougar214

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    Evil just a suggestion but maybe you can get in touch with Brian_562 on here. He is having some issues with his phone that may be hardware related. Possibly sell yours to him on the cheap for the spare hardware. Just a suggestion that would benefit both of ya.
     
  4. Evil.Bonsai

    Evil.Bonsai Well-Known Member
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    I'll check into that. Not quite ready to give it up, though Put tape over the worst couple spots, screen still works just fine. I'm looking into a possible corporate deal for a Note II on Sprint (w/2 year contract), but still just looking right now.
     
  5. Landrew

    Landrew Active Member
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    Same reason I opted for the Samsung screen-cover flap right off. I don't trust myself either.
     
  6. mikeyp69

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    Broken screen doesn't mean binned phone. Get price for repair; cheaper than you think.
     
  7. AntimonyER

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    I just did the same thing with my DNA. HTC repair is $220, I found an independent who will do it for $150, or i can do it myself for $50 for parts and tools. Really considering that last option myself.
     

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