1. frithy's Avatar
    So sad times happened yesterday, my Surface RT dropped onto my foot (was putting in my headphones into jack and fumbled) and with just a 2 foot drop and landing on not even the floor, but my foot, the screen cracked diagonally almost in half :\ the top half of the crack doesn't respond at all, but the bottom half still does.

    Just curious if anyone has any experience with repair for something like this. I know teardown scores have been pretty brutal, but my main question is most people charge 200$ to replace the LCD/digitizer, you can buy just the part from ebay for 80$, or buy a new Surface 2 for 299$. What do you guys think is the best option?

    Also, before people jump in, I love my surface, so don't suggest any ipad/android replacement.
    12-06-2014 12:38 AM
  2. frithy's Avatar
    12-08-2014 10:19 PM
  3. calfee20's Avatar
    The RT has a better chance of repair than Surface 2 but it is still not great. Follow the link to the end and they talk about the screen. https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Micr...Teardown/11275

    I am pretty good at fixing things and I would hesitate to risk $100 on my RT that I paid $179 for. I would lean toward an upgrade even though I cannot afford it now.
    12-11-2014 12:22 PM
  4. frithy's Avatar
    Thanks, think I'm leaning that way myself as well hehe
    12-13-2014 01:58 PM

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