Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,737,173 Members 40,674 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

[Q] Fake screen?

Tip us?
 
karma7
Old
#1  
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 1
Join Date: Jun 2014
Default [Q] Fake screen?

I had my s4 screen changed just recently and within two weeks it ended up cracking in my pocket. Furthermore, when the screen was initially changed it stopped working the same day. The store ended up changing it again, but then yet again another problem appeared after they "fixed" it. I was wondering if the screen and digitizer is OEM as they claim it is because it seems fake to me.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	20140618_214000[1].jpg
Views:	48
Size:	241.2 KB
ID:	2806215   Click image for larger version

Name:	20140618_213955[1].jpg
Views:	51
Size:	243.8 KB
ID:	2806216   Click image for larger version

Name:	20140618_213954[1].jpg
Views:	44
Size:	244.3 KB
ID:	2806217  
 
Obagleyfreer
Old
#2  
Obagleyfreer's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 774
Posts: 1,835
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Wellington
I know of a reputable phone store here in Wellington that buy screens of AliExpress when they do a screen replacement. They say its genuine Samsung but you never know when its from AliExpress or DHGate. 90% of the time they're fakes.

So, yes, your screen could very well be a fake.

Sent from my GT-I9505 using XDA Premium HD app
GT-I9505
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


TRENDING IN THEMER...