Hardware Misaligned screen on (new)3DS consoles

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Hello, today I received a blue New 3DS XL from an European shop which imports from Australia. I liked it a lot but then immediately noticed that the touch screen is (slightly, but noticeably) misaligned, the left part being closer to the top and viceversa. I have had two XLs and neither had this issue. But it happened on a DS Lite. Is this common on (new)3DSes? (I already asked for a replacement anyway, I'm just curious)
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Hello, today I received a blue New 3DS XL from an European show which imports from Australia. I liked it a lot but then immediately noticed that the touch screen is (slightly, but noticeably) misaligned, the left part being closer to the top and viceversa. I have had two XLs and neither had this issue. But it happened on a DS Lite. Is this common on (new)3DSes? (I already asked for a replacement anyway, I'm just curious)
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My EUR New 3DS ambassador edition too
 
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This is hard to show in pictures, that's why I made a quick drawing of it. But I managed to show it somehow, look at the bottom border (I used a DS mode program to paint the screen black)View attachment 14547

I literally can't tell. There will always be some amount of misalignment, but it looks like it DEFINITELY fits within the margin of error to me.
 
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wouldn't it be better to show it with a more brither color in DS paint? So wie can actually compare it to the black border? I can't see anything on that screen tbh.
 

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wouldn't it be better to show it with a more brither color in DS paint? So wie can actually compare it to the black border? I can't see anything on that screen tbh.
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With brighter colors the camera tries to compensate for the increased brightness and you can't see anything.
 

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can't you put it to warranty? can you show us with a game on it? maybe it will notice it much more....
Yeah, I asked for a replacement because I'm kind of ocd about these things (same thing for dead pixels). I just can't ignore them. Anyway as I said with a colored screen photos come out worse because of the camera. Here it is with a blue screen.
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Yeah, I asked for a replacement because I'm kind of ocd about these things (same thing for dead pixels). I just can't ignore them. Anyway as I said with a colored screen photos come out worse because of the camera. Here it is with a blue screen.
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yeah can notice it a bit :C is the top screen alright?
yupyupyup sadly is right... probably they will get away from the quality checks with some vc games...
 

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