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A Warning to All G300 Owners! Please Read! [Hynix Flash Memory Problem]

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FWIW mine is

 

SJS00M

07/2012

 

I bought the phone from Vodafone Ireland about a year ago - c. Sept 2012 if I recall correctly.

 

Date on battery is 2012-08-17

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Bought mine mail order from Very UK Dec 2012.

xinyh dated 07/12 and i dont have the g....s to remove my battery,everything is working well.

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My main G300 died completely 2 days ago so I can't check it.

 

I have a spare G300 that I tried to use to replace it but it is only dialing in or out when it feels like it so I suspect it is dying. Data and SMS are strangley OK. Both running Stock+ Rom B960 R6 Cyda - the former on that rom sucessfully for 6 months +

 

Both were bought at the same time (Oct 12 from Very & Isme)

 

The one that is playing up and not quite dead is  - Hynix 06/12 

 

Got warranty RMA from Huawei UK today for the pair of them hopefully for replacement or repair.

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SJSM00M

02/2012

Purchased as a parallel import in New Zealand, 09/2012.

I observe that cm wiki link is talking about exclusively Samsung chips.

What's our source for fingering Hynix?

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That link is just a general CM link that I found.

Nothing to do with G300 specifically.

Some G300s report the eMMC chip as XINYH (HYNIX backwards).

The suspicion is that G300s with Hynix eMMX are susceptible to dying - spontaneously as has happened to several over the months (but impossible to say what eMMC they had!) or with a little help from the recent CM10.2/recovery/3.4 kernel/whatever...

The IRC logs may have more info if anybody is interested.

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My G300 died yesterday, and now I'm reading this. I know what was the problem now... Thanks, it is on waranty now ;)

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I have hynix :(

the date is 06/2012

Im scared...

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i have xinyh  :( 

date is 5/2012 i am from india

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Bought mine mail order from Very UK Dec 2012.

xinyh dated 07/12 and i dont have the g....s to remove my battery,everything is working well.

You should be able to send it back under Huawei Warranty, if it does die. I think it is 24 months, so it would expire in Dec 2014.

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My main G300 died completely 2 days ago so I can't check it.

 

I have a spare G300 that I tried to use to replace it but it is only dialing in or out when it feels like it so I suspect it is dying. Data and SMS are strangley OK. Both running Stock+ Rom B960 R6 Cyda - the former on that rom sucessfully for 6 months +

 

Both were bought at the same time (Oct 12 from Very & Isme)

 

The one that is playing up and not quite dead is  - Hynix 06/12 

 

Got warranty RMA from Huawei UK today for the pair of them hopefully for replacement or repair.

 

My G300 died yesterday, and now I'm reading this. I know what was the problem now... Thanks, it is on waranty now ;)

Hopefully they should repair them. Anybody who is on warranty, when you get the phone back, could you run the commands and see which memory you get...

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Hopefully they should repair them. Anybody who is on warranty, when you get the phone back, could you run the commands and see which memory you get...

Yes, I will, hope the Samsung one...
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Now there will be rising sales of cheap second hand g300 :)

 

 

Hynix owners, you may switch to China phone discussion topic now:

http://www.modaco.com/topic/359664-offtopic-china-phone-discussion-20032013/

 

:D

The fortunate thing about that is that nobody would probably buy a second hand G300 any more. They probably would go for something better.

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I have hynix :(

the date is 06/2012

Im scared...

Keep backing up. If you are in the UK, wait until it dies (if it does) and then send it back to huawei. 

i have xinyh  :( 

date is 5/2012 i am from india

Keep backing up. You will need it if it dies. Do you know if Huawei have a contact number for India...

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mine

SJS00M

date 05/2012

battery 17/06/2012

vodafone italy

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Yes, I will, hope the Samsung one...

I think they will, I mean they must have worked out that all the ones that have died are Hynix ones...

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I have added another poll. This one to see if you have used CM10.2 with Hynix Memory. Please answer this one if you have Hynix flash. Thanks :)

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Anybody who has voted in the original poll will not be able to vote in the new one without first deleting their vote in the first one! :)

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Anybody who has voted in the original poll will not be able to vote in the new one without first deleting their vote in the first one! :)

Yes. (I was going to say that! :D) Anybody who has already voted, and has had Hynix Memory. Please delete your vote and revote in the poll. Thanks :)

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SJS00M

BATTERY:2012.03.30

BOUGHT:2012.05.16

VIP SERBIA

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Those who have got the Samsung chip, please report if it happens that your phone dies! :ph34r:

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Hopefully they should repair them. Anybody who is on warranty, when you get the phone back, could you run the commands and see which memory you get...

 Will do.... I was told 5 - 10 days for RMA warranty repair.. but that may be a little optimistic if they are getting shed loads returned!

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Looks like Samsung might be OK on G300 but they're not bulletproof,

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/10/24/samsung_kowtows_to_chinese_masters/

Follow the links to a Google memtest app (Warning - probably only for Samsung phones)

also  xda  dev

 

Yeah, sure that's last year's olds, but the problems look much the same

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I have hynix memory, and I used 10.2 with 3.4, first build, then first in regular topik and ota after that...And phone works, but now I'm on B952...I use TWRP recovery....

 

08/2012 is date...

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I Really need to read the IRC logs! *facepalm*

Anyway, I will add Dazzozo in too :)

 

Unfortunately,I have Hynix memory.

Date: 06/2012 :(

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