iPhone is one of the most precious phones in the USA. It has great brand value and customer loyalty. If you own an iPhone and suddenly your screen breaks. That is surely a hear break. As iPhone screen replacement is quite costly, it’s almost half of the price of the phone. So, it is very necessary that you should know what will be the cost of the screen replacement at first and then decide that from where you will get it done. You may get it done by offline stores as well as offline.
You must replace your broken screen from the store whose parts are genuine and of good quality. Also, make sure that it provides you some warranty. It is very necessary that you get your screen replaced as soon as possible as using your phone with a broken screen will harm the internal parts of the phone. The broken glass may also cause your injury. Before getting your screen replaced, you must know about certain things.
Types of iPhone screen replacement
Most people think that all the screens are of the same quality in the case of the iPhone. But this is not true. You must be very careful with the quality of the screen while screen replacement. There are basically two types of screens-
- Original screen
As the name indicates that it is the original screen the same as of the LCD screen that is made in the apple companies. These screens directly come from Apple manufactures or dealers. It is of high quality and has a hard glass. The original screen has a 3D touch and is more sensitive as compared to the other one which makes it more effective.
It is another quality of the iPhone screen. This screen has comparatively less hard glass, and these are built by the third party. Its quality is not as high as the original screen as it is not built by the actual manufacturers.
The iPhone screen is made up of two glasses. The first one that is the upper part is the protective glass, and the lower one is the LCD glass where the image is displayed actually. While your screen breaks, you must know that whether the protective glass is broken or the LCD display or both. Most of the time, the protective glass broke. So you have two ways to get your screen replaced. 1. Replacing both LCD and protective glass.
- Replacing only protective glass by refurbishing the screen which is a costly process.
How you can replace your screen
You can get your screen replaced offline as well as online stores. There are different ways to get your screen replaced. They are given below-
- Apple Authorized Center
This is generally the most common way to get your screen replaced and the first thing that comes in our mind when any part of our phone gets damaged. Most of us think that the authorized centers will give you the most genuine service and good quality parts. But this is not fully true as a research study shows that there are various issues regarding this. Most of the service centers will charge you immensely high prices that is almost double the price of the market price. Also, it is not true that they are run by the actual authorized manufacturers as most of these centers are run by third parties. Then there are some centers which replace the actual part with low cost and poor quality parts. Although some of the service centers do provide you actual and genuine service how will you know that which one is genuine and which one is not.
The person which repairs your phone may not be a professional as you don’t see their profile before getting your phone repaired.
- Local Repair Shops
Another place where you can get your phone repaired is the local repair shops in your area where you can get your screen replaced at less cost but the quality and warranty is not assured. In these people, the repairers are unprofessional and not trained. They also behave with you unprofessionally. They usually use cheap quality of parts to repair your phone and may charge the price of an original part. So, don’t get fooled by them. They usually take the iPhone parts from other phones and then put them in yours. So, better be aware of them. They also don’t provide any kind of warranty neither they have a proper bill. So, if you are thinking to get your iPhone screen replaced by a local shop then do all the research for the original screen and aftermarket screen prices and don’t get fooled.
- By Online Stores
There are various online stores which are popular for their screen replacement. They come at your address take your phone and then deliver it at your home after replacing the screen. You can pay them by debit, credit card, or cash. These are nowadays most trending as their prices are reasonable and they also provide you some warranty period.
- By Yourself
Another option is to do it yourself. You can purchase all the material required to change the display and then take it to a shop and get it repaired. It will help you to get the screen replacement at genuine prices and you can also check the quality of the part. You can also do it by yourself by seeing some videos on youtube and learning it. This will help you to learn something new and save your money.
These were the various ways by which you can get your screen replaced. You can select the option which seems best for you. But do make sure that you must first decide that do you want aftermarket quality or original quality. You can repair it by online stores or offline stores but make sure of the quality of the part that the repair shop is using. If you are buying it yourself and then going to the repair shop, then make sure that you do not replace it with any other part which has low quality. It is always better to go for an original screen although it is expensive but has better quality.
How much cost will be involved in changing the screen?
You must know how much it will cost you for screen replacement. The cost depends on the quality of the screen you want to replace. Different iPhone model has a different cost. iPhone X screen replacement can cost you almost half of the price of the phone. It will cost you about $279. As we all know that the USA is the most expensive market to buy an iPhone so, the screen replacement will also cost you more. If your device screen gets damaged within the warranty period then, it will cost you somehow less than usual.
An iPhone 6s screen replacement may cost you up to $129. You can get the screen replacement from any offline or online retailer. So, it is clear that replacing an iPhone screen is way expensive. Hence, keep your iPhone safe and if it gets damaged so you need to know all the points which are mentioned in this article.
For replacing an iPhone screen within the warranty period is quite less than the cost involved in replacing it after the warranty period. It can cost you above $150. The cost depends on how much your screen is broken, is it only the protective glass or the LCD display. After the repair, you will get about 90 days warranty which mostly stores provide. If you thinking to repair it on your own then, you need to buy all the equipment and tools required to replace the screen.
Having an iPhone screen replaced involves a lot of costs. You must have understood that there are various things you should know before getting your screen replacement. You must do proper research about the market price of the screen replacement as people can easily fool you. Even the authorized center does not provide you with genuine quality parts. They charge you more than the actual market price. This is because most of them are run by third parties. The local repair shops usually use low-quality parts to repair your phone.
But at the same time, it is very necessary that you get your broken screen replaced as soon as possible because it may cause further harm to the other parts of your phone which may cost you even more. So, before getting an iPhone Screen Replacement do consider some of the important points and then get it done as soon as possible. I hope this would have helped you in clearing your doubts and confusion.