Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



36 posts

Geek


Topic # 140895 23-Feb-2014 22:56 Send private message

I just slipped half way up a flight of concrete stairs while taking out my Nexus 4 and obliterated the front screen. I need a usable phone again soonish (within the next couple of weeks).

Is it worth finding and ordering a replacement screen assembly and fitting it myself? Guesstimated cost (based on a cursory Google search) $50-$100US + shipping. The alternative is probably buying a Nexus 5 (16GB version, $350US + shipping) - I like stock Android and not paying an arm and a leg for a new handset. Other suggestions welcome.

Create new topic
14 posts

Geek


Reply # 996272 28-Feb-2014 11:59 Send private message

I'll take your Nexus 4 if you decide to go for a Nexus 5 

Might be best to upgrade to a Nexus 5? as it's newer technology.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Smoke billows from Auckland mall after "explosion" - Westfield West City
Created by freitasm, last reply by hio77 on 27-Feb-2015 19:33 (41 replies)
Pages... 2 3


The debate over foreign drivers and testing
Created by timmmay, last reply by BlakJak on 26-Feb-2015 18:10 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Net Neutrality effect here?
Created by gnfb, last reply by raytaylor on 27-Feb-2015 21:54 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


So, what made you join geekzone?
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by joker97 on 28-Feb-2015 10:08 (60 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


The Evil that is ISIS
Created by networkn, last reply by Athlonite on 27-Feb-2015 00:52 (200 replies)
Pages... 12 13 14


Has my desktop got Wi-Fi?
Created by beenz, last reply by dclegg on 26-Feb-2015 15:43 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


And I have 4G at home! (RD3 Pukekohe)
Created by dickytim, last reply by quickymart on 26-Feb-2015 20:42 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3


There is UFB that works like UFB and then there's Vodafone's UFB.
Created by FierceGuppy, last reply by Salami on 24-Feb-2015 15:06 (107 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.