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Old 26th July 2009, 08:19   #1
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I have a Nokia E61i. Of late, horizontal lines have appeared on the screen. Also there are these dark spots. When I touch it, its like a liquid that moves around. Its all around the screen like tiny dots, and there is another large collecton too.

Yes the phone has fallen in its lifetime, but not such a violent fall.

Need a solution to the problem. Its not a software problem, since I did a hard reset for the horizontal lines, but they still remain. The dark spots are definitely not software related.

If there is no solution, how much woul the reapir cost?
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Old 26th July 2009, 08:24   #2
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Hard to tell without looking at it or seeing a pic but by any chance, did you drop it even momentarily in water ? Looks like moisture related to me.
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You have damaged your LCD screen. The black liquid/dots you see moving around are actually the "polarized liquid crystals", which are no longer stationary.Read more about it here:
Howstuffworks "How LCDs Work"

Nokia LCD's are normally in the range of 25 -30% of the cost of the phone.
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