Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 12 Jun 2020, 11:51am

Hi,
Buy a new one do you know you want to :)
Tightfisted people normally have small pockets for the small wallets or non-existent wallets, how do you get that Tablet in your pocket :mrgreen:
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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

Postby Mick F » 12 Jun 2020, 2:28pm

The trouble with mobile phones, they get bigger all the time.

I can't trust my iPhone6s now, so took the SIM out and put it in my iPhone5c and fits in a pocket easier.

Main problem with it, is that it's no longer supported and the IOS is way out of date.
The iPhone6 is a bit bigger, but not too big.

Goodness knows what the latest iPhone measures ............

........... iPhone 11 is 6.5inches diagonally. :lol:
I don't have a pocket big enough for that!
Forget it!
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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 12 Jun 2020, 2:55pm

Hi,
Old (as theres a version 2 based on 6 IIRC, same bulk) "SE 1" will do the job fine I luv mine same size as 5 but takes latest software.
I bought mine new off ebay (old stock) £150, probably gone up slightly, but I reckon there still plenty stock out there, mine is 32gb, you might want 64.......sealed box maybe £200.
Software might last two years on the se ver 1?
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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

Postby Mick F » 20 Jun 2020, 9:39am

Off to the post office shortly, to post off the phone.
Londonmagicstore on eBay.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/londonmagicstore

We've swapped a couple of messages about it and they're going to repair or replace.
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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

Postby mercalia » 20 Jun 2020, 11:16am

Mick F wrote:Off to the post office shortly, to post off the phone.
Londonmagicstore on eBay.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/londonmagicstore

We've swapped a couple of messages about it and they're going to repair or replace.


could be a faulty screen? can be replaced.

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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

Postby Mick F » 20 Jun 2020, 5:06pm

Leave it to them to do.
It was suggested that the screen perhaps wasn't original, and that's why the connections aren't so good. I understand that the dashes presence show a bad connection. By tapping the phone on the coffee table, the dashes go ............ but come back later.

It was sold to me by them as a Grade1 iPhone. Absolutely un-scratched and perfect, and it was too.

If they replaced the screen or not before selling it, I don't know or care (I suppose) so long as I get it back in Grade1 condition, or even another one in Grade1 condition as a replacement. I don't care about the colour as it'll be in a wallet cover.

Meanwhile, I'm using my iPhone 5c which I believe to be a better phone in many ways as it's a simpler device .......... but so old now that it's unsupported.
Main thing I like about the 5c, is that it's nice and small. The more modern phones - both Apple and Android - are bigger and don't fit in (cyclists') pockets properly any more. The 6s is as big as I would ever want. The 5c is a dream to fit in a pocket.
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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

Postby Paulatic » 20 Jun 2020, 5:51pm

Mick F wrote:
Meanwhile, I'm using my iPhone 5c which I believe to be a better phone in many ways as it's a simpler device .......... but so old now that it's unsupported.
Main thing I like about the 5c, is that it's nice and small. The more modern phones - both Apple and Android - are bigger and don't fit in (cyclists') pockets properly any more. The 6s is as big as I would ever want. The 5c is a dream to fit in a pocket.


Maybe you should have gone for the SE
. iPhone SE is slimmer and smaller than the iPhone 5C
5C measures 124.4 x 59.2 x 8.97mm and weighs 132g.
The SE 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6mm and hits the scales at 113g.
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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

Postby Mick F » 20 Jun 2020, 6:43pm

My iPhone 5c measures 124.7mm long and 59.36mm wide and 9.04mm thick ................... so you can't believe everything you read! :D

Never heard of the SE.
Is it still supported?
When did it come out?
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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

Postby Mick F » 20 Jun 2020, 6:49pm

Found the new one.
Much bigger than a 5c

https://www.apple.com/uk/iphone-se/specs/

138.4 x 67.3 though a tad slimmer at 7.3mm
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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 20 Jun 2020, 10:06pm

Hi,
Mick F wrote:My iPhone 5c measures 124.7mm long and 59.36mm wide and 9.04mm thick ................... so you can't believe everything you read! :D

Never heard of the SE.
Is it still supported?
When did it come out?

How many more times :roll: .......................Old se can still be had......similar / better performance than the 6 but 5 package :)
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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

Postby Paulatic » 20 Jun 2020, 10:13pm

Mick F wrote:My iPhone 5c measures 124.7mm long and 59.36mm wide and 9.04mm thick ................... so you can't believe everything you read! :D

Never heard of the SE.
Is it still supported?
When did it come out?

March 2016 :)
It was the one to get if you don’t like big phones and have small pockets. Which is why I and probably why NA bought his too.
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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 20 Jun 2020, 11:03pm

Hi,
I knew nothing about mobile phones that modern touchscreen ones.
I didn't want a tablet type thing, I don't know how but I finally came to look at the old SE, the new one hasn't come out yet.
I read a preview and it said something about software and SE is still included, And I thought a bigger one wouldn't fit any of my pockets either :)
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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

Postby Paulatic » 21 Jun 2020, 8:43am

I’m not convinced they https://uk.webuy.com/search?stext=iphon ... perCatId=4 are cheap for an old phone.
Looking through my records I paid £268 May 2017 for a brand new unlocked 64Gb SE still sealed in box.
I think the SE is always cheaper, as the latest SE is, because it’s using older very proven technology. It’s a phone that’s going to be supported for those who don’t want the very latest innovations.
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Re: Strange dashes on the screen of an iPhone

Postby Mick F » 21 Jun 2020, 8:49am

The latest SE
https://www.apple.com/uk/iphone-se/specs/
Seems it's the same size as a 6s.

Are the secondhand ones I linked, the same as the new ones?
I bet they're not.

https://www.apple.com/uk/iphone/
It's labeled as "New".
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