Released on September 19, 2014, this 4.7" screen iPhone is the smaller version of the iPhone 6 Plus.

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difference between choice and non-choice LCD/digitizer

There is a "iPhone 6 LCD Screen and Digitizer - Choice", a "iPhone 6 LCD Screen and Digitizer" and "iPhone 6 LCD Screen and Digitizer Full Assembly".

I understand the difference between the one that doesn't say Full Assembly and the one that says full assembly, but what does "choice" mean? Is it somehow a premium part?

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I'm finding issues with both and I've only had a handful. I keep getting discolor spots and ghosting on the ones that aren't choice and discolor spots on the choice ones. I know the warranty is there, but doing the labor again is what kills me more.

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Interesting. It might be helpful for folks if you could link to an image of what you’re seeing. My non-choice screen didn’t show any signs of discoloration or ghosting, the colors & vibrancy just wasn’t up to the Apple OEM standards I was expecting.

For what it’s worth, I found the process of swapping screens to be very straightforward. The images in the iFixit tutorial we’re helpful, especially the color coded screw highlights, and the included tools worked well.

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Here is a cut and paste from the email iFixit sent me on the topic:

Screen Pricing and Product Code Update

We are changing product codes on our iPhone displays. We recently released an aftermarket line of iPhone displays, which allows us to offer competitively priced parts with the iFixit Lifetime Gaurantee. We still offer a premium, or "Choice", quality option as well- that isn't changing. What is changing is the product codes associated with each type of screen.

Our aftermarket displays are now listed under the following product codes:

iPhone 6 Plus LCD Screen and Digitizer: IF269-001

iPhone 6 LCD Screen and Digitizer: IF268-001

iPhone 5s LCD Screen and Digitizer: IF124-001

iPhone 5c LCD Screen and Digitizer: IF126-001

iPhone 5 LCD Screen and Digitizer: IF118-000

Our "Choice" displays are now listed under the following product codes:

iPhone 6 Plus LCD Screen and Digitizer - Choice: IF269-044

iPhone 6 LCD Screen and Digitizer - Choice: IF268-053

iPhone 5s/SE LCD Screen and Digitizer - Choice: IF124-049

iPhone 5c LCD Screen and Digitizer - Choice: IF126-035

iPhone 5 LCD Screen and Digitizer - Choice: IF118-054

For a quick reference, you can always check out the Live Price List, which includes pricing for our most popular parts and tools.

If you have any questions regarding these changes, please contact the iFixit Pro team so that we can help you out!

*edited out contact info since I don't know if they want that public

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The quality of the aftermarket screen (the one I tested is IF268-001) is worse than the original Apple screen. The colors aren't as vibrant and the screen had a gray-blue cast. The iFixit support person says the "Choice" screens match the Apple quality but I haven't personally tested to verify the quality of a "Choice" display.

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