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$700 down the drain

post #1 of 80
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well i made the choice of buying an n900, fantastic one IMO absolutly awesome phone. Nokia i thought sturdy but well obviously not.

Sitting in class today you know sent a couple txts listen to music, put it away before the end of the period, about 15 mins latter pull it out, blue and red stripes down the screen, so i pulled the battery out turned it back on and boom, mass crack like thing on the screen. Now the time between it being fine from me txting to me pulling it out and seeing the screen, all i had done was sitting on a chair, now i dont see how that causes the screen to crack in my pocket but obviously did, so yes, what to do?

man the feeling is horrible, especially when your an impoverish student
post #2 of 80
Take it back?

I don't get it, is this a trick question?
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not really, will they take it in? cause of damaged?
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Wait wait, you paid $700 for a phone? LOL
     
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post #5 of 80
If you explain your situation and be completely honest about it, I'm sure they'll help you out somehow.
post #6 of 80
Rotary ftmfw

But yeah, take it back and see what they say.
post #7 of 80
Thread Starter 
$700 NZD ahhhhh $500USD
post #8 of 80
Demand a refund. The product obviously wasn't designed to handle the average stress of a consumer sitting on it. Very unprofessional for such a high end product that's going to get sat on.
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post #9 of 80
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so it is worth taking it back even though there is clear physical screen damage?
post #10 of 80
Is there any physical damage that would incriminate you as the reason why it cracked? Like dents or scuffs anywhere?

Also is it possible that you may have leaned against something on the desk with the phone in just the right area that it put stress on the screen? Like the edge of a table leg? Or the part of one of those single person table/chairs that has metal bars?

I would still try to bring it back to wherever you got it. They may offer you a one time courtesy or something.

No insurance on the phone?
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