Deformed SP3? Anyone notice that their SP3 is curved outwards in the middle?

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  1. wynand32

    wynand32 Well-Known Member

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    Actually, I think that's perfectly normal. There's a plastic strip along the top that's likely for the antennas, and it's definitely curved. I checked a number of SP3s (a few I had and the ones at my local Microsoft store) and they all have it. In fact, that's why it seems like there's some screen separation on every SP3--the glass is straight (natch), while the plastic is curved, and so the glass protrudes a millimeter or so towards the middle of the plastic component.

    To my mind, it's nothing at all to worry about.
     
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    And was it in that way brand new?
     
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    Yes for mine. It's not very noticeable and I have to view it at just the right angle to notice it..
     
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    Mine too, just as the others have said... looks like it's by design; uniform. No bother for me since this little guy is purring along like silk.
     
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    If you look carefully, the top corner edges stick out a bit compared to the middle so it accentuates the curve. I don't believe it to be a defect, but a design outcome.
     
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    you all just need to return ur sp3's and buy iphone 6's!!!
     
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    what if the curving is due to the heat? that would suck.
     
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    Since mine has never got hot and it has the curve I'd say that it's not due to heat...........
     
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    Never fear. First, they don't get that hot. Second, the curve is far too smooth and regular to be caused by heat. Third, I noticed the curve on mine the moment I took it out of the box.
     
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    I just don't about this stuff with the complete coverage warranty. If it becomes an issue back to the MS store it goes.
     
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    I don't see it :(

    I expanded the pic but still don't see what you are referring to.

    Guess I just don't understand because other people say they see it.


     

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