MI3 back cover is from cheap plastic

Discussion in 'Xiaomi Mi 3' started by tio289, Jul 12, 2014.

  1. tio289

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    Hello all, I just got few MI3 from *******.com for 290usd per piece. Unfortunately my phone drops down on the ground today. So I disassemble it and I was surprised by cheap plastic back cover.

    What do u think about it? Made xiaomi special cheap version for 50% discount sale?? Can somebody, who buy mi3 for normal price, confirm aluminum/magnesium back cover?

    I am litte confused about it.

    Here are photos https://plus.google.com/photos/106762789926837925056/albums/6035274537142362801
     
  2. Acid

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    Omg.. Who told you that Mi3 back cover is metal?
     
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    Framework!
    Its not a back cover. It's the inner magnesium frame. The back cover is only hardened plastic.
     
  5. tio289

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    I see, so can I buy somewhere only back cover?
     
  6. Acid

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    Try searching on ******* or aliexpress. But this part is not mentioned to be changed. So its a spare part used to be changed through service.
     
  7. You aren't very bright aren't you?
     
  8. qbert456

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    That's not very nice!
     
  9. I'm sorry man its the beer talking, I'm watching football go Germany!!!!! :) Sorry again cheers:)
     
  10. cpasmoi

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    as OP i've always believed, according the specs\ads, that the body was in metal... :eek:
     
  11. deini

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    Read better next time!
     
  12. reneftw

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    And according to the price, I thought the cover was made of gold. Well, tough luck.
     
  13. Why do u want to dissemble it after dropping it?

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