Small, grey looking spots under the screen?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Pharos, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. Pharos macrumors member

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    You gotta be kidding me.
    I swapped my first iPhone 4 because of a faulty camera.

    Now, 3 Days after getting my replacement phone, out of the blue I see a couple of small "bubbly" spots under the screen, it's about half the diameter of the front-facing camera. Looks like in of them, I see what I presume is ONE speck of dust right in the middle of this "bubble".

    I don't have another camera at the moment so can't take pictures of the phone. But it's noticeable, it looks like a screen protector that was applied improperly. Except there's NO screen protector on this phone.

    Weird thing is, there was one spot right under the home screen, and now it's gone?!?!?! WTF :confused:

    Does anybody have ANY idea of what that may be?

    With the current rate of iPhones being manufactured, looks like they're throwing their QA out the window. :(
     
  2. RRmalvado macrumors 6502

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    3 days after? I would head back and show them and try to get a replacement.
     
  3. Roofy. macrumors 6502a

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    Your worried about a tiny spot half the size of the already tiny front camera?
     
  4. cypherx82 macrumors newbie

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    I guess the manufacturer's clean room wasn't too clean.
     
  5. dockingbay94 macrumors regular

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    ah man that sucks, just bring it back and get a replacement.

    i hear all these stories, but my iphone 4 has been perfect since i got it on release day.
     
  6. Frenchjay macrumors 68000

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    You don't want an imperfection on something you just spent alot of money on!

    What if you paid for a brand new car and it had a scratch on the side?

    Take it back op you are within your rights for an exchange!!
     
  7. iUser4Lyfe macrumors 6502

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    lol. No. That is not the same. Apple fans in particular are very OCD I have come to find out.
     
  8. r3voLoLwuT macrumors member

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    Wow.... just wow....
     
  9. Macbie macrumors member

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    I developed my OCD from collecting expensive watches and it turned into a bad habit every time I buy something I care about. People can said there's a big difference between the qualities of a $6000 watch and a $200 phone but I just can't help it and it drives me nuts when I sees imperfections.
     
  10. iUser4Lyfe macrumors 6502

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    Excellent Post.:rolleyes:
     
  11. slicecom macrumors 68020

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    Well its actually a $700 - $800 phone, so you're allowed to be a little OCD.
     
  12. Macbie macrumors member

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    But being on ATT I only paid $200 but I agreed with those whom paid that much.

    Talking about dust being trapped under the glass, sometimes even a $6000 watch can have that problem. I once saw a watch in person at the AZ Tourneau store that cost about $6600 and the watch has 2 or 3 dust particles under the crystal lol. And most top watch makers are supposed work in dust free evironments in Swissland.
     
  13. Irish Rose macrumors 65816

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_0_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/532.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.5 Mobile/8A306 Safari/6531.22.7)

    Same here, (knock on wood).
     
  14. Frenchjay macrumors 68000

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    I'm sure if you had this problem you would return it and I guess quite alot of people would. Ofcourse it's the same as the car, if it is not how it should be or affects the aesthetics or performance then it warrants a return/replacement.
     
  15. Macbie macrumors member

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    Since I already did an exchange once, is it possible that I can still return the phone to get my money back within 30days? The phone's serial will not match the box though. I was thinking my worst case scenario if I can't deal with the the blemishes on my phone anymore I might as well return it and go to a different store to buy another one.
     
  16. Galvatron macrumors member

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  17. Roofy. macrumors 6502a

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    You'd have to be pretty obnoxious to go to back to the dealer to return a BRAND NEW car over a little scratch that will eventually get on your car over time anyway. Plus I doubt any dealer would just "return" a car for a new one, it's not a phone.
     

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