Originally Posted by ChaseKR
Before this, I owned a DX for a little over a year and subjected it to very harsh use; carrying it around in a backpack full of textbooks can certainty take its toll on a device. Maybe I'll have to baby my K3 a bit more, but I do have a gut feeling that the one I received was defective in some way.
What did the screen look like when it was broken? If it had diagonal lines and blobs of black/white which didn't change then it was because the screen glass has cracked due to an impact or too much pressure.