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“In both the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the Touch IC chips connect to the logic board via an array of itty-bitty solder balls–“like a plate resting on marbles,” Jessa explains. Over time, as the phone flexes or twists slightly during normal use, those solder balls crack and start to lose contact with the board.

“At first, there may be no defect at all. Later you might notice that the screen is sometimes unresponsive, but it is quick to come back with a hard reset,” Jessa explains. “As the crack deepens into a full separation of the chip-board bond, the periods of no touch function become more frequent.”

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post #2 of 52
Oh wow. This is very good information.
My brother was having the exact same problems with his phone, and he took it to the Apple store only to have it happen again.

With all the problems he has with Apple phones, year after year, I'm surprised he still uses them.
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Look, it's GTX 295 all over again.

   
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As a Samsung user myself, after iphone 3gs, 4 and 4s, I don't think Apple fans will react to this in any bad way. They even won't care about it, since their phones are mostly likely under guarantee. If Apple plays nice (meaning, accepts defect and replaces the phone) I don't see any issue.

In long term however, it is problematic. When your phone is out of guarantee, you will have to find a shop to do the fixing, however that shouldn't bother Apple users, since they like to switch their phones with each new iPhone nowadays.

If you're someone who is using your phone a lot (for business purposes), it is quite clear that you will need a replacement until the new one arrives. That's a problem.

Then again, if you're in business, you should've had a Note from the first place.

tl;dr

Another iPhone which has a defect and no Apple fan ever will care about it.
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Then again, if you're in business, you should've had a Note from the first place.
But what if u lose ur little stick?
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I had this issue with my iphone6. Phone was out of warranty and apple first said it needed a new screen.. then said it was full replacement at nearly the cost of a new phone. Phone was in pristine condition with no drop marks or wear... visited the apple store so many times over this issue. Finally caved and just bought a 6s.. now i have a whole new issue with the phone constantly overheating.

I'm done with Apple.
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Originally Posted by Alvarez View Post

As a Samsung user myself, after iphone 3gs, 4 and 4s, I don't think Apple fans will react to this in any bad way. They even won't care about it, since their phones are mostly likely under guarantee. If Apple plays nice (meaning, accepts defect and replaces the phone) I don't see any issue.

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Then again, if you're in business, you should've had a Note from the first place.

tl;dr

Another iPhone which has a defect and no Apple fan ever will care about it.

Samsung is garbage.
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Samsung is garbage.

Lol, sure. The S7 and Note 7 are only the best phones on the planet right now but yeah, garbage. rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

Lol, sure. The S7 and Note 7 are only the best phones on the planet right now but yeah, garbage. rolleyes.gif

Not even close to the best phones on the planet.
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

Lol, sure. The S7 and Note 7 are only the best phones on the planet right now but yeah, garbage. rolleyes.gif

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Originally Posted by Poisoner View Post

Not even close to the best phones on the planet.


This is gonna be good. jerry.gif
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