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    Right, so I've got the battery issue too, like many. Charges up to 1327 mAh and then knocks it off - I can live with this until they issue the updates.

    BUT, last night while watching a film in bed (no, not pron...) I noticed black lines and dots on the screen on dark bits of the film.

    So I decided to check the screen in Diagnostics (##634# I believe), menu option LCD White. It shows a white, black, red, green and blue screen (tap on the screen to go to the next color).

    All were fine except for the black screen, the screen itself has 2 black lines in the middle of the screen and a cluster of dots at the right bottom corner.

    I tried to show my wife this morning, but it is impossible to see unless you are in a completely dark room.

    So I suggest everyone owning one of these phones to check their screens tonight (or during the day) to make sure they do not have the same problem.

    Please note, I have treated the phone with gloves since I got it just under a week ago, and has not been dropped or damaged in any way.

    I have called my operator, 3 UK, and they are sending a replacement handset tomorrow and will collect this one. So first thing I'll do when I receive the new handset is look for this problem again...

    I hope this helps others too.
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    Hopefully it's just your handset lu1gj3s, and not a general problem. Can't say i've heard others reporting it, but as long as you're getting a replacement that's fine.

    Welcome along to WPCentral. :)
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    Thanks for the welcome :) Glad to be here.

    I sure hope it's just my handset too, I think it might be something that happened at the assembly stage i.e. too much pressure.

    It is very hard to notice without being in a complete dark room, so it might have gone unnoticed, but fingers crossed...
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    Yes, well something as technical as these i'm sure the odd wonky one slips out, although it shouldn't really.

    Let us know that your replacement is OK. :)

    Are you pleased with the Lumia and Windows Phone in general, bar your current problem and battery drain lu1gj3s ?

    (Think the battery drain update is coming soon though)
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    I love the design of the phone, it's amazing. The screen is very bright and a pleasure to use. The Nokia apps (in particular Nokia Drive) are fantastic. I can't fault Nokia Drive and Nokia Music mix radio is nice to have to listen to music for free ^ ^

    Coming from iPhone 3G > HTC Desire > Blackberry > iPhone 4 > HP Pre 3 > Nokia Lumia 800, I must say that WP7 is the best operating system yet.

    Mostly due to the ease of use, stunning design, smooth transitions and quality of apps.

    iOS just looks ancient (4/5 year old design).
    Blackberry is ancient.
    Android is a pain to use and generally does not work the way I want it to.
    webOS is very similar to WP7, but unfortunately discontinued....

    So yeah, I'm very happy with both the phone and WP7 :)
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    That's great to hear lu1gj3s. ( I love the design too )

    Here's hoping your new Lumia arrives sooner rather than later, and it's well LOL. :)
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    My Lumia is ok.. Screen and Battery no issues.. The only minor drawback is that I am not able to get the latest update..
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    Who is your operator? I'm thinking it might be a bad batch from Three.

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    So, I received the replacement yesterday. Same problem with the screen. Only this one was even worse... It makes me wonder if it is something that all phones have...

    I have cancelled the contract and am not going to try again, what a waste of time... Back to my Pre 3 :(
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    Quote Originally Posted by lu1gj3s View Post
    So, I received the replacement yesterday. Same problem with the screen. Only this one was even worse... It makes me wonder if it is something that all phones have...

    I have cancelled the contract and am not going to try again, what a waste of time... Back to my Pre 3 :(
    Aw what rotten news lu1g3s. Sorry to hear that. :(
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    yeah it really is a shame... So, now I am looking to either get a Radar or Titan, or perhaps the Omnia W...
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    Quote Originally Posted by lu1gj3s View Post
    yeah it really is a shame... So, now I am looking to either get a Radar or Titan, or perhaps the Omnia W...
    Which one is your first choice then ? The Big Beasty or the smaller ones. :)
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    Probably the titan. It'd be nice not to strain my eyes too much lol. And mugen have done a nice 1950 mAh battery for it, just in case its needed.

    After thinking it through, the radar is not really my first choice, its not a top range handset and the battery is not replaceable.

    That leaves the omnia w, which I think looks nice and might work nicely, but no demo model to test..

    Actually thinking about it, I might hunt around for an omnia 7 to see how that is. 4" seems a nice screen size....

    Anyway, do you have any suggestions? You've got an omnia 7, have you tried any of the recent handsets and is there any difference performance wise?

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