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Can You See Screen Scratches?

27th February 2014, 03:47 PM |#1  
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Hey folks,

I'm looking to buy a used phone on ebay. The description says that the screen has a slight scratch on it that can't be seen when the phone is turned on...only when it's off. Having never had a scratch on any of my phone's screens, I can't easily verify that claim. Does this have the ring of truth to it?

If you've had a slight scratch on your screen, does it really only appear when the phone is off? What about when the screen is dim? Or what about at different angles, etc? Does it pretty much always just disappear?

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27th February 2014, 06:25 PM |#2  
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Hey folks,

I'm looking to buy a used phone on ebay. The description says that the screen has a slight scratch on it that can't be seen when the phone is turned on...only when it's off. Having never had a scratch on any of my phone's screens, I can't easily verify that claim. Does this have the ring of truth to it?

If you've had a slight scratch on your screen, does it really only appear when the phone is off? What about when the screen is dim? Or what about at different angles, etc? Does it pretty much always just disappear?

Thanks

I have a few scratches in my screen that are really only visible from slight anez, when the screen is off,and when the screen is solid white

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I have super tiny (1/100 of a millimeter in width) ones that are only visible when the light (only direct sunlight) hits it just right, other than that I forget that they are even there

Probably from being placed in a pocket
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Awesome. Thanks guys.
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Awesome. Thanks guys.

I even have a dent on the screen and it's barely visible when the LCD's on, so a hairy scratch that won't be noticed while the screen is on sounds like true
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I had a small crack in my screen and I never noticed it while using the phone unless you really look for it, small scratch you will be fine won't even notice it
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