How careful are you, when it comes to handle touchscreen phones? Do you use a screen-protector? okay how about a phone cover? a Leather case or some hard plastic case covers?
Or you don’t feel the need of it? If you don’t feel the need of it, you should re-consider it! Have a second thought, after watching this video!
The video is of a guy from Chennai, India. He was on his bike and somehow his Black, Xperia X10 covered in the Leather Case ( from sony Ericsson ) slipped off his pocket and fell on the road. Wait, theres worse to happen! A Bus ran over it! 🙁
He tried to stop the bus run over it, but to his dismay the bus stopped exactly over it. When he got the phone, it was completely broken! Here’s the Pic of it!
But wait again, when he tried to turn on the phone, it turned on! The Display was crisp ( although not clear! ) with just a white band on the left. And to add to his surprise, the touch was working perfectly as well. Okay, enough of talking, have a look at the video by the guy himself!
M sorry for what happened to his Xperia X1, but then m amazed of the build quality of Sony Ericsson! 🙂 Or was he lucky? I guess so!
I just have the factory fitted Screen Protector, and the same Leather Cover by Sony Ericsson! And yeah, you guessed it right, i managed to break the Touch screen of my Whilte Xperia X10 as well. ( Well, i broke it accidentally as someone thrashed his/her bag on top of my bag which had my phone. I kept the phone in my bag during my exams! 🙁 ) I just have a few crack lines on the screen of my Xperia X10 nothing like what the other guy had on his Xperia X10. Have a Look at the Broken Screen or touch panel of my Xperia X10.
But to my dismay, the touch is not working on my Xperia X10. I can’t even turn on my phone! ( Damn those Security Locks! ) So, i guess it’s not the build quality, it’s just he is lucky enough! 🙂 What do you say?
I guess, i can now look into the Touch Panel more closely and find out if it supports Multi-touch or not? 😛 ( will post the pics of the Touch-panel once i get it repaired and the broken one with me! )
Anyways, the cost of repairs for my Xperia X10 is being quoted differently on different Sony Ericsson Service Centers here in New Delhi, India!
For touch Panel of Xperia X10 i’ve been quoted 7800INR and 4500INR and 4900INR in three different Service Centers. For TouchScreen and LCD, i’ve been quoted 9000INR. I guess i’ll go with the lowest of them all. But the biggest problem here in India is the Un-availability of Parts! They all are demanding atleast 3weeks for the repairs! Damn it! :'(
Anyways, I guess you are now re-considering on how you care for your phone! Or just thinking that we are careless as anything? 😐 Do post your opinions about it! And also some suggestions to get it repaired quickly or at a lower price! Anyways, all your feedback is greatly appreciated. Keep them coming! 🙂
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