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Topic # 138850 19-Jan-2014 10:33 Send private message

A couple of days ago, I dropped my Nexus 5 and the screen shattered. It still works and I am currently waiting for Fone Bitz in Wellington to let me know how much to fix.

However ... 

Since I dropped it, the phone now is unable to hold a charge. Yesterday I would charge the phone and within a couple of hours it would be asking me to connect to charger. Last night, at midnight, I took the phone off the charger at 100%. This morning at 7am it was on 4%. I am not running Bluetooth or location, so nothing significantly battery draining. Before the drop, it was as good as gold.

So any thoughts on how the drop may have affected the phone this way????

cheers

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  Reply # 969601 19-Jan-2014 11:32 Send private message

If screen is smashed then PC board could be cracked as well, If PC board is cracked throw it away




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  Reply # 969651 19-Jan-2014 14:40 Send private message

Why didn't you buy protection?




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Reply # 969657 19-Jan-2014 14:43 2 people support this post Send private message

Zippity: Why didn't you buy protection?


I don't know what to say




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  Reply # 969664 19-Jan-2014 15:13 Send private message

johnr:
Zippity: Why didn't you buy protection?


I don't know what to say


My comment was directed to the OP, where I mentioned in an earlier thread something like this: http://ladiesdetective.com/img/i-blason-armorbox-for-google-nexus-5-by-lg-dual-layer-hybrid-full-body-protective-case-with-front-cover-and-built-in-screen-protector-and-impact-resistant-bumpers_66963_.jpg




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  Reply # 969690 19-Jan-2014 16:25 Send private message

Zippity:
johnr:
Zippity: Why didn't you buy protection?


I don't know what to say


My comment was directed to the OP, where I mentioned in an earlier thread something like this: http://ladiesdetective.com/img/i-blason-armorbox-for-google-nexus-5-by-lg-dual-layer-hybrid-full-body-protective-case-with-front-cover-and-built-in-screen-protector-and-impact-resistant-bumpers_66963_.jpg


Heh, think you missed what JohnR meant.

Anyway not everyone likes a case of sorts to cover their phones.

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  Reply # 969692 19-Jan-2014 16:33 Send private message

Finch:
Heh, think you missed what JohnR meant.

Anyway not everyone likes a case of sorts to cover their phones.


I knew where he was coming from

To go completely bare is suicidal, no matter how great it may feel or appear




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  Reply # 969747 19-Jan-2014 21:20 2 people support this post Send private message

are we still talking about phone cases here?

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  Reply # 970298 20-Jan-2014 21:07 Send private message

Zippity: Why didn't you buy protection?


It would have needed to be a bubble wrap case, it fell out of a gym locker at height onto concrete floor. This is my third smart phone over last 4 years ... all naked ... 1st fatal drop.

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  Reply # 970309 20-Jan-2014 21:25 Send private message

knackered?




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