Samsung M51 screen stopped working

Deal Cadet
My mother's Samsung M51 screen refused to display anything. I tried hard booting, and it worked once, but after 3 days, it stopped working again, and hard booting did not work.

The phone is 3.5 years old at this point.

I went to a local repair shop, and he charged Rs 1600 for an LCD screen. The original was an Amoled screen, and the current replacement is horrible quality. Not happy with it.

I went to a Samsung service center today to enquire about screen replacement. They quoted Rs 8500. This phone is old, and won't even get me Rs 4000 in second hand market.

What is the solution?
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Deal Subedar Deal Subedar
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Exchange it and buy new phone

Post Emperor Post Emperor
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Exchange is a good option also! plus1

Post Emperor Post Emperor
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First of all there is no point in spending 8500 for amoled screen. You'll get the new phone for around 10-11k.

Either Sell this on OLX or any nearby local shop & buy the new one! Or if you don't want to spend, then no option left you have to use it.

Deal Lieutenant Deal Lieutenant
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Atleast now you can take backup of data 

Upgrade to better now

Benevolent Benevolent
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did u do an ota upgrade before the screen stopped working?

Deal Cadet Deal Cadet
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There was an OTA update 1 month ago. But the phone was working fine after the update.

The screen did come back on for 3 days after dimming and a hard reboot (volume down + power button). But again same thing, screen stopped waking up.

I could call the phone, it would ring, but screen remained off. Even restart did not help.

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