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[Q] Xperia S' screen problems

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By Razje, Senior Member on 12th March 2012, 08:58 PM
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26th April 2012, 11:51 AM |#521  
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Ok got my 3rd Xperia yesterday,
AND FINALLY!! ITS PERFECT!

12W13
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Touch firmware 7

Pushed it to like 45C twice, but no sign of any yellow tint.

That's GREAT!! Keep a close eye on the screen though over the next couple of weeks, as some users have found their new Xperia S to be fine at first, then after a couple of weeks or so the tint starts to appear. By the way did you receive your new phone from Sony themselves?
 
 
26th April 2012, 02:17 PM |#522  
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Originally Posted by Razje

Ok got my 3rd Xperia yesterday,
AND FINALLY!! ITS PERFECT!

12W13
ACAB
Touch firmware 7

Pushed it to like 45C twice, but no sign of any yellow tint.

Good news, seems like AB / AC phones are fine!

Some people with touch firmware "6" have yellow tints (only a few people), and generally what I've read so far is that touch firmware "6" screens are more yellow than "7" screens (with no yellow tints).
26th April 2012, 11:05 PM |#523  
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Hi I'm am about to buy this phone and Im worried about this issue cos offcourse i don't want to have it.. so i want to know how many chances are they that the one i bought is a faulty one? here it seems that almost everybody has it but thats understandable beacause all the people fre off issue wont report here.. i think sony has fixed their manufacturing process cause AB AC seems to be fine... i really like this phone please help me

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26th April 2012, 11:14 PM |#524  
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expect 80% chance of returning the phone, best bet is to wait a few months or buy a different phone.
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27th April 2012, 12:28 AM |#525  
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Sony wont care as long as people are buying.

they will start sweating and maybe fix the issue when people stop buying and their sales drop
27th April 2012, 05:07 AM |#526  
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That is not a good sign. Week 14 and still issue. What is the touch firmware version? 6 or 7?

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27th April 2012, 08:19 AM |#527  
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I've got a 12w11 AAAB and got the yellow tint on the bottom of the screen, I've had the XS for close to a month now and noticed the yellow tint last weekend.

Going to exchange mine today.

I've got Touch Firmware 7 btw.
27th April 2012, 10:15 AM |#528  
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Sony wont care as long as people are buying.

they will start sweating and maybe fix the issue when people stop buying and their sales drop

Buy a Sony they said

It will be fun they said ..

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27th April 2012, 04:49 PM |#529  
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Buy a Sony they said

It will be fun they said ..

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LOL, well it's kind of fun... cause you keep sending them back and forth... they should say more like "buy a sony and have fun while we will replace it until we can give you a good one"
27th April 2012, 06:41 PM |#530  
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That's GREAT!! Keep a close eye on the screen though over the next couple of weeks, as some users have found their new Xperia S to be fine at first, then after a couple of weeks or so the tint starts to appear. By the way did you receive your new phone from Sony themselves?

I got my replacement from T-Mobile Netherlands.

Sony told them it's a known manufacturing fault.
And T-Mobile Netherlands has a policy that you can get your phone replaced within 2 months when you have manufacturing errors/fault
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