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I just got this thing yesterday from eBay, refurbished from Asus for $209 (32gb) and one of the first things I noticed was a small protrusion from above the microphone jack. Here's my dilemma, I'm really into my electronics looking perfect although I know over time they will have little problems. But is this something to worry about or me just being anal?
I have the opportunity to get it exchanged but it would take a several days and besides being anal I'm not patient.

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Well, it's definitely not something that's supposed to be there - I just checked my tablet and it doesn't have that slight lump. The only thing it might possible interfere with would be headphones, and even then there's a really slim chance. Pop in some headphones and see if they work - if they do, there should be no other problems.
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Well, it's definitely not something that's supposed to be there - I just checked my tablet and it doesn't have that slight lump. The only thing it might possible interfere with would be headphones, and even then there's a really slim chance. Pop in some headphones and see if they work - if they do, there should be no other problems.
I just tested out the headphone jack and it works just fine. So basically it's just an aesthetic issue at this point.

Is it worth going through an exchange for though? Part of me feels as if it has this problem there is a chance it might have others.
 
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I just tested out the headphone jack and it works just fine. So basically it's just an aesthetic issue at this point.

Is it worth going through an exchange for though? Part of me feels as if it has this problem there is a chance it might have others.
For another device I would tell you to get a new one.

But for this tablet...

If you can't find any other issue (dead pixels, random reboot, touchscreen issues grounded or not, etc) you should keep it. The next one could be OK aesthetically but have other problems.


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For another device I would tell you to get a new one.

But for this tablet...

If you can't find any other issue (dead pixels, random reboot, touchscreen issues grounded or not, etc) you should keep it. The next one could be OK aesthetically but have other problems.


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Thanks man, that's a really good way to look at it. I just need to give it a nickname like "bumpy" and get over my aesthetic analness.
 
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Is there a good way to test if he multi-touch is buggy?
 
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Is there a good way to test if he multi-touch is buggy?
"Yet Another MultiTouch Test" from the play store is a good way to test multi-touch.
 
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If the tablet is in a perfect electrical shape, I would simply keep it. Check the display for dead or stuck pixels, dirt or light bleeding ( though I donīt have anything against it ) and multitouch issues. If the device is usable, I would rather keep it and donīt bother about this dent. The guy who has opened the device before seems to have two left hands though...
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its evident that it may have been opened (not sure for what). but as mentioned above, if all works great, no issues at all, just use and enjoy it. other units have issues, and risky to get those to replace a perfectly good one (aside from that bump).
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