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I guess it is not covered by warranty, is it? How much do they charge you for replacing it?
 
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I guess it is not covered by warranty, is it? How much do they charge you for replacing it?
Approximate 6000Rs I.e, 120$

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yeah I noticed a crack on my bezel above the volume button. You can kind of see it on the enclosed picture.

 
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I've got a crack in almost exactly the same place as the above pic, slightly closer to the top of the volume button.

Mine has been in an official flip case since day one and has never been dropped. I only noticed the crack when I looked after reading this thread (just like the plastic cover over the home button thread!).

I wouldn't have noticed the crack because of the case. So, is this a design fault? Is it heat or flex that is causing the crack?
 
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The benzel is the most fragile part I think.

I must be because of heat. As the processor, gpu and antenna are near camera module. The top portion gets a lot hotter when accessing 3G.

On top of that if any pressure you put on it going to worsen it. Putting it in a tight jeans and then when u try to remove it out of pocket, u tend to grab the benzel a lot.

All in all, I would go for a metal/polycorbonate benzel in my next phone. That disqualifies SGS3.

Obviously I dont want to pay a hell lot of amount just to get a thin plastic strip (benzel) to be replaced.

Just because samsung did stupid move to glue them together and chose a cheap plastic for benzel I now have to pay a lot.

Waiting for HTC One XL(unibody) with S4 chipset. At least it would come for 3 yrs rather than breaking within 11 Months.

End of rant. Sh**ty cheap plastic Samsung.

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same issue for me
i discovered that few weeks after buying the device
i kept the device with that crack but i worried about it

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Incredible! Saw this thread and wondered what the hell a 'benzel' was. After reading that it had happened to more people, I just checked my phone and it has the same crack.

Had never noticed this until now. Fortunately mine is a black phone, so not as noticeable as the white.
 
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Wow i had one also at the power button side, i thought it os scratch first but not. Interesting how could this be happen

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Just because samsung did stupid move to glue them together and chose a cheap plastic for benzel I now have to pay a lot.

Waiting for HTC One XL(unibody) with S4 chipset. At least it would come for 3 yrs rather than breaking within 11 Months.

End of rant. Sh**ty cheap plastic Samsung.

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the phone isnt exactly broke though is it?? a part of the phone could have been designed better maybe but it isnt broke and doesnt stop he phone from working its also very hardly noticeable

ive had one sgs2 for around a year now and used it hard and it works great

oh and watch these videos and then try and say the sgs2 wont last 3 years if looked after properly

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXOezJKpOsg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFKmvJ0zIiY

also the bezel scratches easy is there any point in replacing it when you could pay to have it fixed then drop the phone or scratch it against something??

wear marks are never good to see but they do happend

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