Powered by
When a Smartphone's Camera Loses Its Focus

Q. My phone's camera has taken blurry photos since I dropped it. Is there a way to repair the camera, or do I need to get a new phone?

A. A smartphone's camera is just one of its many internal components, and it can probably be replaced for much less money and effort than it would take to buy and set up a new phone. It could cost perhaps $50 or $60, depending on the phone model and repair shop. (The phone's casing will be opened so the new camera unit can be installed. Before you have it s

Sign up for unrestricted access to 200+ subscription services.
Already have an account? Click here to login.

RelSci News & Alerts gets you:

  • 5 free articles a month from top subscription outlets like the Financial Times, New York Times, and Washington Post
  • Competitive business intelligence through daily data updates
  • Custom feeds on target high-value individuals, companies, industries, and topics delivered straight to your inbox