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Clone Lenovo needs Screen & who makes it ??

by twoyorkie / April 29, 2015 3:25 AM PDT

I purchased a Lenovo S 960c from well known Chinese website .now has smashed screen and not getting any answer from anyone on that website as to where to get screen..
It probably has another Name or Identity which as yet I cannot locate .
Need to know some likely manufacturers in China or Asia to email pictures for help . the IMEIs are for samsung ha !
Its a good phone ,octa core,5",android 443.
Build number EA20150113-200454
Custom build version 1421064245
May be i'm hoping too much but will have a go .I have photos but cannot upload here

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The other trouble is many were fake.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 29, 2015 3:32 AM PDT
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Sorry I missed it. "Clone"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 29, 2015 3:36 AM PDT

Right there you wrote it's a Clone so these are rarely made to be serviced. Why would Lenovo know about the Clones?

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repair no prob !!
by twoyorkie / April 30, 2015 4:42 AM PDT

I can repair but cannot locate the screen !!!

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My bet is you won't. It's a clone.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 30, 2015 4:50 AM PDT
In reply to: repair no prob !!

So that means Lenovo won't know and most of these clone makers don't want to be found so you have to find your cheap exit. I looked at the cost of a replacement and it's less than a common shop counter charge.

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Try a more phone centric forum or
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 30, 2015 5:01 AM PDT

You bought this clone from someone. They may have a braindead one that can act as a donor.

And look up Howard's forums. Be sure to state country as it would do little good if the spare part is in Grozny and you are in Sydney.

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This is the rare case where you would...
by Pepe7 / April 29, 2015 4:06 AM PDT

...benefit from actually taking it into a reputable brick/mortar repair shop. Since they handle so many different models/parts on a daily basis, they can assist much easier than anyone online IME.

The trick now is locating the right shop that is willing to go beyond the plug n play repair gigs that provide higher profit margins than what you are asking. Good luck.

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