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    Default S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    You might want to read this. It's not looking too good. S3's are starting to die after 150 days from the main board failing.

    http://phandroid.com/2012/12/21/sams...board-failure/
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    I'd be interested to know the actual number of failing units compared to units produced.

    Sent from my Nexus 4
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by goin_nil View Post
    You might want to read this. It's not looking too good. S3's are starting to die after 150 days from the main board failing.

    http://phandroid.com/2012/12/21/sams...board-failure/
    How about a little perspective. From the linked article:

    Compared to the millions of Galaxy S3 handset sold, the number experiencing the issue is minuscule, likely not enough to cause Samsung to revamp their hardware build. But if you have experienced a similar issue, know you are not alone. So lets not everyone freak out. The world isnt ending and your Galaxy S3 will be just fine.
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    Nope. 150 is the magic number. After that, kiss your S3 goodbye.

    Sent from my Nexus 4
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    I've had mine since release in US no issues. So.. Yep!

    Sent from my Sprint S3 using AC forums
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    Mine is in the danger zone. Got my SGSIII about 170 days ago.
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    Well since the apocalypse has to happen in the next half hour or so we should be ok.

    Or is the world ending thing hyperbole as well?

    Sent from the nexus of the Android world, the SGS3.
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    Aaaaaaaahhhhhhhhh. A zombie just ate leftovers and my facebook crawl doesnt work....


    Hey wait.

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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    World=sgs3......Myans win. LMFAO!
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    The Mayans also predicted the death of s3. These Mayans dudes are just damn clever!:rolleyes:

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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    Shoot... 164 days... Guess we will see..

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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    Living on borrowed time....

    Sent from the nexus of the Android world, the SGS3.
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by goin_nil View Post
    You might want to read this. It's not looking too good. S3's are starting to die after 150 days from the main board failing.

    http://phandroid.com/2012/12/21/sams...board-failure/
    WOW!!!!! I've had my phone since June 21st. What would you suggest I do?

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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    Sell it now. Once this hits the big time news wires it will be useless to try and unload it. I will give you twenty for it right now

    Sent from the nexus of the Android world, the SGS3.
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    I will give you $21

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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    This isn't GD eBay! I was here first

    $22
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by piizzadude View Post
    This isn't GD eBay! I was here first

    $22
    I offer $5 more than your final offer lol

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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    Ok my final offer is 1.354 billion. You win...

    Sent from the nexus of the Android world, the SGS3.
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    I am sure I could flip it for a quick $50 for that price

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    Default S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    Would you say its time to panic?

    Yes, yes, it is.

    ** starts looting stores **
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by goin_nil View Post
    You might want to read this. It's not looking too good. S3's are starting to die after 150 days from the main board failing.

    http://phandroid.com/2012/12/21/sams...board-failure/
    Stop trying to spread panic... the article itself said the number of failures are so tiny in comparison to the number of phones sold.
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    My phone is over 150 days old and no issues. My wife had one self inflicted issue with hers, which was replaced. I almost feel like I just doomed myself to a mainboard failure.
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    150 days seems reasonable for such a complex device.
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    Yeah the next generation comes out in something like that kind of timeframe and everyone should be getting the newest. A minium of four phones a year sounds right

    Sent from the nexus of the Android world, the SGS3.
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    Default Re: S3's are dying after 150 days. No!!!

    I've had mine since the 25th of June with no issues. This has been a GREAT first Android device I must say.
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