Build an Iphone4s

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  1. David Opsis macrumors newbie

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    My wife recently dropped her brand new phone into some water.
    The repair shop said it is unrepairable but surely all the parts are available and even replacing all of them would be cheaper than buying a new phone wouldn't it?

    Also presumably if you bought all the parts you could build a brand new phone from scratch couldn't you?
     
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    is this a serious question? ... try building a new Car from buying the parts
     
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    it would cost much more to build anything using replacement parts :rolleyes:
     
  5. LostSoul80 macrumors 68020

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    You'd actually need to know how exactly components are welded and linked. :rolleyes:
     
  6. David Opsis thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Everything works except the screen - a new phone in the Uk is £500 a new screen £50 a new motherboard £80 aren't they the most expensive parts.
     
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    Even after you buy all these parts, it still might not work. All you have to do is pay the "out of warranty" replacement cost ($199 in the U.S., I think $229 in England and other places).
     
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    Apple will swop it for £199.
     
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    I think they'll do it via post, but it's easier and on the spot if you have a store near you.
     
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