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Should I replace the screen? Is it worth it?

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17th June 2014, 09:55 PM   |  #1  
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The screens are very expensive, which is making me think It might be worth selling the phone faulty..

Maybe something is just loose inside? This is after I dropped it, by the way.

http://imgur.com/a/LYep3
19th June 2014, 06:59 AM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by replicant101

The screens are very expensive, which is making me think It might be worth selling the phone faulty..

Maybe something is just loose inside? This is after I dropped it, by the way.

http://imgur.com/a/LYep3

looks like the display is warping on the inside. i just replaced my brother's nexus 4 screen and it was pretty straight forward. it was 54 bucks on eBay.

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19th June 2014, 12:54 PM   |  #3  
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Try replace only the screen not the with the frame because you'll have to change allso the battery. It's glued on the old frame and there are 90% chanses you'll broke it when removeing.

Search on youtube for videos.

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21st June 2014, 06:25 PM   |  #4  
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Yea definitely worth fixing the screen, I broke my phone too and was considering selling for parts, but after looking into it it's definitely worth fixing.

Selling for parts will get you around 45.

Screen replacement part on ebay is 37.99 - this is the one I bought: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1710627475...84.m1439.l2649

Selling used nexus 4 will get you around 140 +

So assuming you fix it yourself, repairing the phone will add 100 to the value. Minus the cost of the new screen, that's still around 60 you've gained by fixing it - as well as being able to actually use the phone until you want to upgrade.
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