The Samsung Galaxy S4, model i9505, features a 13-megapixel rear camera, and a 5-inch 1080p display.

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Is it possible to buy the digitizer only?

I have done a lot of glass repairs on s4 but managed to cut the digitizer ribbon in the top left corner on 2 of them, is it possible to buy the digitizer film only? if so where as I can't find anything on eBay. Thanks

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Hi, i know what you mean! I refurbish broken lcd's too and im having the same issue trying to find the digitizer film for a galaxy 3 lcd. Mine didnt even break it just bended a bit when separating the lcd from the mid frameplate. I managed to disconnect the digitizer and reshape the cable but the wires must have broken internally. Its a shame cus the lcd works perfectly. i have honestly tried my best searching with companies from shenzen china that sell laminating equipment and are into industrial repairs but apparently the digitizer film its OEM from samsung. I guess the only option would be to try and remove the film from a broken lcd but its impossible since it warps and bends when heat is applied. Gonna have to go with a new lcd

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I just checked with my two vendors and neither one sells just the digitizer.

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it's really ridiculous to buy only the digitizer.....lol the front glass cost like 5$ the assembly cost around 100$ .....if you have money to buy the digitizer you will surely have money extra to buy the front glass

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The reason I need the digitizer film only - I refurb samsungs on a daily basis and I have ripped the Digitizer cable (top left of screen) on x2 s4 lcd's, the lcd's work fine but the touchscreen does not, so I was hoping to get the Digitizer for the lcd's rather than having to throw them away..

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Only true technicians know what we are talking about lol.

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Has anyone found anything on how to get it? I've always worked on S4 glass replacements. The one I received was a refurbished one and had the plastic film over the actual LCD

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Same problem. Samsung guys really make me mad. They are just swindlers and cheaters. Because the digitizer alone may cost some 10 or 15 bucks.

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why you need to buy the digitizer only? you have two option , first is you buy the whole assembly digitizer+front glass ....or you can buy the glass only . I would advice you to buy the assembly witch cost around 100-159$ available in the store of Ifixit

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The reason I need the digitizer film only - I refurb samsungs on a daily basis and I have ripped the Digitizer cable (top left of screen) on x2 s4 lcd's, the lcd's work fine but the touchscreen does not, so I was hoping to get the Digitizer for the lcd's rather than having to throw them away..

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Also depending on the color of the glass for instance I need just the digitizer for one I'm refurbishin the glass is purple . Now go check price on purple assembly . You can buy a whole new phone for the cost of a purple assembly. RIDICULOUS. ....

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Hi guys did anyone have any luck getting the ribbons? i have just found a way to remove a working digitaliser from the Top Bezel as my bezel was really worn but in the process i cut the ribbon :-)

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