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By xxtraloud, Junior Member on 26th April 2014, 09:25 AM
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28th April 2014, 04:42 AM |#11  
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[URL="http://www.phonearena.com/news/Sony-acknowledges-Xperia-Z1-Compact-LED-flash-problem-says-the-issue-affected-only-a-small-number-of-phones_id54869"]

There is no real reason to replace the back cover now. It only affected early production models.
Getting a $1 screen protector for the back is a far more convenient way to keep the phone looking good, rather than swapping it out for glass.
 
 
28th April 2014, 05:11 AM |#12  
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[URL="http://www.phonearena.com/news/Sony-acknowledges-Xperia-Z1-Compact-LED-flash-problem-says-the-issue-affected-only-a-small-number-of-phones_id54869"]

There is no real reason to replace the back cover now. It only affected early production models.
Getting a $1 screen protector for the back is a far more convenient way to keep the phone looking good, rather than swapping it out for glass.


and how do I know if it's a later production? is there a particular date? I see the production number but since I buy it online it's hard to know. Sony always has some problems with their top of the line electronics, vaio, cellphones, etc and are never good at admitting or replacing the faulty units. Look at the problem with their sony vaio 13 and wifi.
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28th April 2014, 07:17 AM |#13  
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I've had mine for 2 and a half months so far and it has had absolutely zero issues. Everything works exactly as it was supposed to work. Display, back cover, camera, buttons, MicroSD card/slot, GPS, battery, you name it. It has never had any weird reboot issues either. I have tested RomAur 1.2, 3.0, and official and unofficial CM 11 nightlies. In fact, I wasn't aware of any of these issues until I read this thread.
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It is a great phone. Most of the complaints are nit-picking as we strive for absolute perfection (not a bad thing!) As it is, it is better than all the competition as a good all-rounder.
30th April 2014, 08:51 PM |#15  
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I have to say owning from 3g iphone to iPhone 5 and I'm on android from lg P990 sgs2 sgs3 and 4 htc one one x and now I have this only drawback huge ugly bottom front side and uncomfortable when I use it with one hand rest is a almost perfect phone for me

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Guess I have the early version of the phone.. cause I have the flash bleeds when I make photos at night or in the dark room.
So far I love this phone if only for this issue.
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Guess I have the early version of the phone.. cause I have the flash bleeds when I make photos at night or in the dark room.
So far I love this phone if only for this issue.

I also have this issue and as per box information my phone was imported to India on march..

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