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Broken camera glass

10th March 2014, 10:45 PM |#1  
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Hey,
I just noticed that the glass in front oft the camera is broken, has this happened to anyone else?


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11th March 2014, 12:53 AM |#2  
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Hard to tell from the picture, but it looks like it basically split in half? Damn. That sucks. I was thinking about how that could happen earlier today.

Unfortunately I took a look for a few minutes for a replacement part, but it isn't part of the back cover, nor is it part of the actual camera assembly and I cannot seem to find it on its own.
11th March 2014, 02:39 AM |#3  
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Originally Posted by Aenima462

Hard to tell from the picture, but it looks like it basically split in half? Damn. That sucks. I was thinking about how that could happen earlier today.

Unfortunately I took a look for a few minutes for a replacement part, but it isn't part of the back cover, nor is it part of the actual camera assembly and I cannot seem to find it on its own.

When you take off the back plate and remove 7 Screws for the top half a camera lens assembly comes off heres the replacement

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Original-Top...item1c3c3e8403

Refer to Youtube in the disassemble of nexus 5 and follow that but stop when they reach that part

Also the Back camera glass cover isn't gorilla glass or any sapphire glass like what Apple used its just a regular piece of glass (Source LG)
11th March 2014, 08:30 AM |#4  
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Yeah, I looked it up online, but it's a 30 dollar part. I was afraid of might be visible on pictures taken with the phone, but surprisingly it isn't.
I might just now buy a case, since I am getting pretty tired of the low durability of this phone. I never even dropped it but if I did I could imagine that it would just shatter into a thousand pieces

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16th March 2014, 02:08 AM |#5  
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Fwiw, mine has the exact same crack!

Phone never dropped!
16th March 2014, 02:39 AM |#6  
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If you decide to fix it yourself and are successful, please take pictures along the way to help others with the issue and possibly make a guide. Or add to one if there is one already.

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5th May 2014, 11:57 PM |#7  
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Get this

From my mobile telephony device.
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19th November 2014, 09:18 AM |#8  
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Had the same problem, lens full crack
Went back to mediamarkt.
They charge 100 for repair
So went for some part on ebay.
I only bought the lens + case. Not the full frame.
Did the repair. No pics
But broke one clip of the back cover...
Then I found the lens case was constructed to the frame by some plastic rots that were melted. Had to mill those away. And used glue to replace the case.
It worked out wel. But next time I would go for the complete frame

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