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New design on case. Cracks no more!!!

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Paitor

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Apr 20, 2007
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Don't know if this is old news but I just have to speak out my joy. Got my phone back after replacing my case the second time. And finally they have redesigned the case. Hopfully there will be no more cracks on this spot anymore ;)

old_vs_new_design.jpg

 
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kaitosan

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Strange that the "new" redesigned case has date of manufacture -> 08w39 and the "old" cracked one is -> 08w44... Could it be that they knew it all the time that these cracks will be happening, but instead of mass recall the "cracky" cases they sold all of that saying "What will be will be...." :confused::eek:
 

Paitor

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Apr 20, 2007
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Strange that the "new" redesigned case has date of manufacture -> 08w39 and the "old" cracked one is -> 08w44... Could it be that they knew it all the time that these cracks will be happening, but instead of mass recall the "cracky" cases they sold all of that saying "What will be will be...." :confused::eek:
Thats because it is a sticker on the phone. Not the case.
 

Paitor

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Apr 20, 2007
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Does somebody have the old design on pic without the crack so it will be easier to see?

Edit: Fixed it. Nobody can miss the difference now.
 
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azian_advanced

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Dec 12, 2008
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if you look closely you can see the difference. the corner where the crack starts is different from the one without the crack. the corner is filleted (ie. rounded) where as the corner with the crack is pointed.

i was gonna wait before i send my x1 to get the housing replaced. i didn't see why people would send the phone in for repairs when SE haven't even come up with a redesigned housing yet and just end up getting cracks all over again. but now, it seems like a good time to do so. btw, i've counted a total of 8 cracks on my x1. :p
 

Paitor

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Apr 20, 2007
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Gothenburg
if you look closely you can see the difference. the corner where the crack starts is different from the one without the crack. the corner is filleted (ie. rounded) where as the corner with the crack is pointed.

i was gonna wait before i send my x1 to get the housing replaced. i didn't see why people would send the phone in for repairs when SE haven't even come up with a redesigned housing yet and just end up getting cracks all over again. but now, it seems like a good time to do so. btw, i've counted a total of 8 cracks on my x1. :p
Good choice. This was my second time I had it on service for a cracked case and if you put it all togehter (had it on service three times) I have had my phone on service for 63 days. That's 2 months on a phone that isn't a year old yet.
 

habells

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Jan 11, 2009
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time to repair

I have the problem where my phone won't charge unless it's turned off.
But now I also have the cracked case problem.... So I think it is time to repair.

I really love the phone... but at that price, I expect better quality. I just hope they don't keep it too long.
 

shaankaleem

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Jun 16, 2009
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somehow i dont think its the redesign issue, something else thats unknown must be the problem, my xperia date is 09W08 with the same design as the second pic, still no cracks...
When did u purchase ur X1...!!!
Even im Curious to purchase a Black X1 , and when ever i see the issues of cracks i step back.
Waiting for ur advise and suggestions .
Plz guide me coz after such an investment issue's like cracks will be very troublesome.

Thanx
JackBenson
 

Paitor

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Apr 20, 2007
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Gothenburg
lol I see no difference whatsoever. BTW, your's new Xperia has chrome chipping off of it.
It is two pictures of two old xperia phones. One pic that i found on this forum and one that i shoot of mine, with the new case, in almost the same angel so it would be easy to see the difference.

It amazes me that you cant see the rounded corner in the middle of the lower picture :rolleyes:
 

orelsi

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Jan 1, 2009
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You are a lucky man. Please tell my how you do it. Is your phone always lying on a pillow on your desk with a bluetooth headset connected to it? Have you not even once dropped it 2 decimeters onto a soft rug?

I have the old design.

I have dropped mine more than 10 times. 3 of them hard falls. Not a crack or a scratch on it. I use it all the time, in my pocket, on the desk, in my hand, etc.