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By D33KK, Senior Member on 5th April 2014, 02:47 AM
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Quite literally the first time I have dropped my Nexus 5...

About a 2.5-3 foot drop (my bed) straight onto a carpeted floor, not even a particularly thin carpet. The outcome says it all in the uploaded picture.

The phone itself works however the screen is completely useless. Due to my screen lock I am not able to access my SD card to recover any of my photos as I can't enter my pattern.
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5th April 2014, 02:57 AM |#2  
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Good luck convincing any of us that it fell on carpet....

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5th April 2014, 02:57 AM |#3  
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I'm calling fake. The breakage pattern suggests a lot more went on. Typing from my nexus that survived a fall at 6ft on to concrete with only a ringke slim.


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5th April 2014, 02:58 AM |#4  
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Quite literally the first time I have dropped my Nexus 5...

About a 2.5-3 foot drop (my bed) straight onto a carpeted floor, not even a particularly thin carpet. The outcome says it all in the uploaded picture.

The phone itself works however the screen is completely useless. Due to my screen lock I am not able to access my SD card to recover any of my photos as I can't enter my pattern.

Fastboot erase data. Access to pictures granted.
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5th April 2014, 03:01 AM |#5  
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I'm not bothered about convincing anyone who thinks I'm lying that it dropped onto carpet.

All the forensics experts here can feel free to be sceptical or just trust the fact I would gain nothing by lying on this thread and wouldn't bother.
5th April 2014, 03:02 AM |#6  
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Fastboot erase data. Access to pictures granted.

Can't do this as the screen doesn't show anything at all or respond to any touches.
5th April 2014, 03:06 AM |#7  
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You don't need the screen, just the power buttons and volume rocker to get into fastboot.

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5th April 2014, 03:09 AM |#8  
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Given the damage pattern its obvious it hit something with corners or protrusions.

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5th April 2014, 03:13 AM |#9  
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Lol, fell face flat onto my carpeted floor
5th April 2014, 03:26 AM |#10  
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it was struck with something about ⅔ the way up on the right side. or, it could have fallen very hard onto something that impacted the screen at that point.
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5th April 2014, 03:27 AM |#11  
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Your carpet is sheetrock huh?
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