With developments in chemically-strengthened glass scratches are much less of a problem lately, nevertheless it’s not a very solved problem. And in case you drop your telephone, the glass can nonetheless crack.
Repairing a damaged display screen may simply value $200-$300. An out of guarantee display screen restore on an iPhone 7 Plus prices $169, however you should purchase a working 7 Plus for $155 or so. And that’s not an Apple problem both, Samsung Direct (within the US) will cost you $249 to exchange the display screen on a Galaxy S10 and once more you should purchase an entire telephone for lower than that – $234 or so (second hand, after all).
These are cherry-picked examples for instance our level, in case you’re interested in the price of changing the display screen on an iPhone or Galaxy S/Be aware versus the price of a second hand unit, take a look at this submit by Swappa.
It’s not simply the display screen, these bulging digital camera bumps on the again of contemporary telephones are fairly susceptible too. Changing them prices cash – for components, but additionally for the work, since all the things is glued in place lately.
Okay, we’ll cease now as that is beginning to really feel like we’re attempting to emphasize you out. We’re not, we have been simply curious in case you put a display screen protector in your telephone. Some include a plastic protector pre-installed – do you retain it or take away it? And in case you do take it off, what subsequent – maybe a glass protector?
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In the identical vein, do you place a case in your telephone and what variety? We do not suppose that bumper instances are notably widespread anymore (although we could possibly be improper). The commonest sorts appear to be slender plastic instances that do not add a lot thickness and width to the telephone (however provide restricted safety), silicone instances that are usually thicker (however grippier and extra protecting) and the all-out rubbery, rugged instances.
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