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Have you any news about the problem in your phone?
Mine (i8190 with one of the mclaws roms from previous week) also appeared in the morning shut down and there's no way of starting it. It does not even vibrate when power button pressed, as if the battery was completely empty.
Tried with another battery and checked that the original one had charge, but no luck. It does not start (normal, download or recovery, makes no difference).

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I had an similair problem like you. My phone died suddenly and nothing worked and if I say nothing I mean nothing, like you. I send it back and they changed the mainboard and the battery. I knew it was flashed with CM, but they werent able to find out So at least try it ;D
 
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I had an similair problem like you. My phone died suddenly and nothing worked and if I say nothing I mean nothing, like you. I send it back and they changed the mainboard and the battery. I knew it was flashed with CM, but they werent able to find out So at least try it ;D
But then I tried to give it to Samsung so they went to download mode and saw that it was Custom and not Official.
 
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The repair company gave up on repairing it though :'(
 
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But then I tried to give it to Samsung so they went to download mode and saw that it was Custom and not Official.
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The repair company gave up on repairing it though :'(
I'm sorry :/ My device wasn't able to get into download-mode so I had luck..
 
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I'm sorry :/ My device wasn't able to get into download-mode so I had luck..
Don't worry, I bought the phone from Amazon so I contacted them and now they are sending me a free replacement and they even upgraded it to first class for free compensation
 
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Same problem here. Yesterday my phone went dead. Tried to charge it, it gives no response at all (no charging led, no vibration). I think it might be a problem with battery. What do you guys think? Also, I have to friends with s3mini and they both had the same problem 5 and 3 days ago. Isn't it weird that so many s3minis went dead at the same time? :\
 
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Don't bother turning it on, send it to Samsung and they will replace the motherboard and they will never find out that it's rooted.

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Same problem here, i will sent it to samsung as soon as possible.

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