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Batch 12W16 revision ABAE on sale in China

29th April 2012, 02:00 AM |#1  
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Let's hope this batch has the new LCD screen and picked up by eBay seller too!

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29th April 2012, 02:37 AM |#2  
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I wish those online retailers would tell us which batch are they selling!
29th April 2012, 02:40 AM |#3  
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I wish those online retailers would tell us which batch are they selling!

I asked some ebay seller and some of them are willing to do this.

So you should try it.
29th April 2012, 03:10 AM |#4  
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I asked some ebay seller and some of them are willing to do this.

So you should try it.

Great advice! I will go ahead and ask those sellers then. Thanks
29th April 2012, 03:41 AM |#5  
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Great advice! I will go ahead and ask those sellers then. Thanks

AFAIK, most of them have the first batch, i.e. 12W08~12W10, rev AAAB.
29th April 2012, 04:37 AM |#6  
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I don't think that knowing the batch or week where it comes from would be of any help since Sony hasnt given any clear cut-off or official statement on when or what batch we need to find to have a defect-free screen.
29th April 2012, 04:51 AM |#7  
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I don't think that knowing the batch or week where it comes from would be of any help since Sony hasnt given any clear cut-off or official statement on when or what batch we need to find to have a defect-free screen.

Sony hasn't directly provided any info.

But there are leaked repair center docs indicating it is hardware related and how to determine the problem

It's been posted here before.
29th April 2012, 06:43 AM |#8  
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Sony hasn't directly provided any info.

But there are leaked repair center docs indicating it is hardware related and how to determine the problem

It's been posted here before.

Yes this is the problem because Sony hasnt provided us with any clear info. Its very clear that its a hardware issue and its also easy to determine if it has it or not. But what i am after is to know on what batch is it safe to buy the Xperia S. I already bought one and sold it because i cannot claim warranty because it was a grey import. I would want to buy again but i want to make sure that it does not have that problem anymore since its really a hassle to exchange it when the problem occurrs. I am located in the Philippines and excahnges here are really a hassle and most Sony reps here are ignorant of the problem.
29th April 2012, 03:28 PM |#9  
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Yes this is the problem because Sony hasnt provided us with any clear info. Its very clear that its a hardware issue and its also easy to determine if it has it or not. But what i am after is to know on what batch is it safe to buy the Xperia S. I already bought one and sold it because i cannot claim warranty because it was a grey import. I would want to buy again but i want to make sure that it does not have that problem anymore since its really a hassle to exchange it when the problem occurrs. I am located in the Philippines and excahnges here are really a hassle and most Sony reps here are ignorant of the problem.

Good luck waiting for Sony providing the specific info you want.

I read the repair center doc and know that I want a revision AB phone, 12W15.
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Good luck waiting for Sony providing the specific info you want.

I read the repair center doc and know that I want a revision AB phone, 12W15.

In this case, then when i would buy, i will look for this specific batch. By the way, how was it stated in the repair center doc that convinced you to look for this specific batch?
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