3GS screen...

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Liquinn, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. Liquinn Suspended

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    My 3GS screen has a bit of a crack in it... am I able to get it repaired from Apple? Is it worth spending the money to get it fixed?

    Will this affect the resale value of the iPhone much?

    This is why I want an iPod touch, it's just not the same having a crack in my 3GS even though it works fine.. :(
     
  2. kilcher macrumors 65816

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    I don't know about your other questions but the answer to this one seems obvious. Would you buy an iPhone w/ a cracked screen for the same price as one without?
     
  3. Liquinn thread starter Suspended

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    Don't know, but it's still an Apple product :)
     
  4. wordoflife macrumors 604

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    Would you buy a cracked 3GS for the same price as a not cracked 3GS?
     
  5. Liquinn thread starter Suspended

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    How much would Apple fix it for? And no.
     
  6. wordoflife macrumors 604

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    so there's your answer regarding resale value.
    Apple charges $200 to replace the device
     
  7. Givmeabrek macrumors 68040

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    It's less than 200, but I don't remember the exact amount. They were always able to replace the 3GS screen in the store. You may want to check with an Apple store first. :cool:
     
  8. awadeee macrumors 68020

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    I don't know if this is standard procedure or not, but a friend of mine took hers to an Apple store and they swapped out the whole front assembly for $100. Usually I think they make you pay $199 for an OOW replacement.

    Yes, it will affect your resale value. I buy, sell and repair iPhones locally and I wouldn't pay a dime over $80 for a cracked screen 3Gs (unless it was 32GB).

    Your best bet is to order a new front assembly from eBay and do the swap yourself. You can get decent ones for ~$50.
     
  9. ntrigue macrumors 68040

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