Google-branded tablet with a 7" screen. The device needs only prying tools and screwdrivers to fix. Model number: ME370T.

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Any chance for repair after a short drop without physical damage?

I dropped my N7 in its soft case a few days ago, not even a meter onto the hard floor. It was in standby and I saw the display switch of like a classic CRT monitor. The unit looks like new from the outside.

Since then I was unable to switch it back on. I had it charge over night and tried a bunch of long presses to get it back to the living.

After carefully opening its back, I cannot say if there is any physical damage to the unit from that side, the connectors seem to sit as firm as possible.

A picture of its innards:

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Is there any way to find out what is wrong, if it is physically broken and what it might cost?

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Try unplugging and reconnecting the battery cable

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You probably have a damaged LCD. On this tablet, the LCD is fused to the glass panel.

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Even if the LCD shows no damage at all from the outside? :(


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