We only use the best parts for all of our repair services. Mind you, screen repairs are expensive, but if you break the rear shell,. We don't want to perform drop tests on our own iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus review units, so we let YouTubers do it for us. I don't know what kind of glass is on the iPhone, but it's either Sapphire glass or Gorilla. Everyone in this thread, and including you is in agreement with me, that this definitely defies logic.
The back, however, did not sustain any further damage. The glass was falling off the phone, exposing some of the iPhone's guts, and the screen continued to shatter. You are taking the word ' Dismissing' out of context. My Android phone has a glass back, but it's that Gorilla Glass. Whichever your iPhone 8 Plus repair needs are, get in touch so we can help. Plus, you can choose from glossy or matte finishes meaning you can choose how your iPhone 8 looks with the skin applied. The first point of impact happened on the metal frame.
But you do agree with me on one thing. Cracks don't spontaneously just happen unless there is pressure applied or something else related. In a latest news release Apple has confirmed just that. I was using a cleaning cloth and wiping the back and when I got toward the bottom I heard a crack and looked down to see a web. Then it's on you to prove they didn't or that it was defective; the replacement glass, not the original glass, which is the charge you are disputing.
Available only to the 48 continental states. I began in b2b print journalism covering tech companies at the height of the dot com boom and switched to covering consumer technology as the iPod began to take off. The metal was scuffed on the side where the phone hit first, and there were two tiny fractures on opposing corners of the glass back. If you ask me, warranty replacement at no charge, and that is if it was up to me. It either goes in the belt clip, in my side pocket, or I carry it. I still think it's odd that the back would be so fragile. You clean your phone right? You are responsible for shipping the item to us and paying for insurance and tracking.
The frame and the back sustained some minor damage, but the screen remained intact. Head on, it could easily be mistaken for an , or even a 6 for that matter. That's right, not only can you get a skin to cover the back of your phone but also the screen as well. The device comes with a large 5. With the volumes Apple ships out, its not inconceivable there could be a handful of cases that slip out. I don't know how many new phones that I've seen and the screen is already cracked because someone dropped it.
Here's how the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus' glass backs fared against several drop tests:. The 's Gorilla Glass 3 screen broke when we dropped it from hip height, but the Gorilla Glass 5 on the back survived. AppleCare+ on the iPhone for an extra year, and adds up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage for a nominal fee. Accidental drops may further damage the innards of the Galaxy Note 8, which has more fragile inner cables, the report notes. Wireless charging is the future, no doubt. These kits come with professional screen replacement tools and in-depth installation instructions, so you never have to worry about whether you're taking your phone apart or putting it back together the right way.
Apple may choose not to believe him, but I see no reason to not believe him either. I freaked out and my daughter who was standing right next to me saw it to. Cleaning the back doesn't fall under that category. The skins from Slickwraps should go on bubble-free, and if you ever choose to remove them, they won't leave any adhesive behind. Apple was just being merciful in your situation when they didn't have to be and in most cases, they would not replace the display for the customer in those types of situations. But being a torture test, we wanted to push the iPhone 8 to the very brink, and maybe past it.
An AppleCare+ plan must be purchased alongside a device, or within 60 days. But he also has to accept they may charge him to replace the back glass panel. But this is apparently not just any glass. In our recent Decade of Damage Study, we found that 44 percent of current iPhone owners plan to upgrade to a new model this fall. Cracks don't spontaneously just happen unless there is pressure applied or something else related. Even though the Note8 also survived the test, it experienced similar audio issues.
This essentially means he gets it done for free. To guard against the worst, SquareTrade always advises people to use screen protectors and phone cases, and of course, get covered by a protection plan. By making a purchase on this website, you are agreeing to our and. Another option he has, if he didn't purchase AppleCare is, he pays for it repairs, or replacement with a credit card, and then disputes the charge based on what happened. Got a pitch, tip or leak? It's always a he said she said situation and since we weren't there to see this, there's no guarantee this is really how it happened. If you want to talk fraud, let's talk about fake security alerts.
Repairability: Even though a cracked screen on the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus could be easily repaired, its new glass back presents a whole new world of complications, making it more difficult and more expensive to repair than previous generations. I'll pack and ship it on my own FedEx Ground return Ship your product to our facility using your carrier of choice. With AppleCare+ you'll be charged £25. Once I get the back glass fixed I will be super paranoid that the slightest thing will make it crack. You are responsible for shipping the item to us and paying for insurance and tracking.