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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by nikbenavid, Jul 19, 2013.

  1. nikbenavid

    nikbenavid Lurker
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    Ok so I was playing Ruzzle when all of a sudden there was an error and I was trying to exit, didn't work. I locked it and then tried to turn it off but the touch screen wasn't working! so I took out the battery and plugged it in to the charger, it's been over an hour and it hasn't turned on! All it does is vibrate every once in a while but nothing happens. What do I do? I literally just got this phone 3 days ago!

  2. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    Sounds very much like an early death. What phone have you actually got? If it's only three days old, RMA it for replacement or refund under warranty.
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  3. rich2626

    rich2626 Well-Known Member

    That would be a very early death!! Interested too find out the brand of phone...
  4. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    Unplug it pull the battery for 10 seconds then try to start it. I also wana know what phone it is lol :)
  5. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    If it's a cheap Chinese one, "infant mortality" is a common issue, same with DOA.

    But then it's pretty much true for most consumer electronics we buy. If there's a manufacturing defect, it's going to die or malfunction sooner rather than later. That's why sometimes things are soak tested to try and ensure long term reliability, and any problem items can be weeded out.
  6. rich2626

    rich2626 Well-Known Member

    I was gonna say before if it was a chinese one,cos they tend too die very early deaths,but didn't in case you took offence,seeing as your from china..:p
  7. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    Lol mike youre a great ambassador for Chinese electronics mate :p:beer:
  8. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    Yeh cheapo Chinese electronics....I think I am ... LOL... That's why I bought a Samsung this time. :beer:

    But I've found with consumer electronics in general, and cheapo especially so, if it's going to break, it's going to be within the first few days or weeks of using them. If not chances are they should go on working. Until they eventually wear out or becomes obsolete or suffer a mishap. But with cheapo, the life expectancy probably won't be as long.

    I can go back to the 1970s, comparing a made in Hong Kong transistor radio with a quality, but rather expensive made in England Roberts one. The shoddy Hong Kong ones would often die within weeks, while the Roberts would generally go on for years.

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