(Image) Within a week of purchase my New phone Display (only the glass) got broken and it is very expensive to repair.
Within a week of purchase my New phone Display (only the glass) got broken and it is very expensive to repair.
There is no cheaper way buddy. Nokia or any OEM will never do it. There might be glass-only replacements avaiable in the market, but toughest task is to remove the previously glued glass from the display, without damaging the display (which is fragile as a slightly thick paper.
Your only scope is seeing if a repair shop has a glass replacement available and if they are skilled enough to have a relatively good success ratio at separating the glass from the display. It's a risk anyways, but I do not think the phone is very usable much since the glass shattered too much.
I know this is an old thread. I recently broke my front glass, not as much as one in the photo. Phone is still usable and I made it better by covering it with protective tpu film. Cracks are still visible, but I can't feel them under my fingers, so I still use the phone without problems.
I have asked around, but none of the shops were willing to try and replace the glass and new screen is $200 and just doesn't make sense to replace it.
It is working fine till now, there is no difference other than the cracks in the screen. In fact i dropped harder after this several times but nothing happened.
I happened to came across a youtube video where a guy replace any broken screen, it is very cheap also but i don't want to take risk. I'll try it after a year maybe.
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