Over a week now, people with Pixel 2 XL units began reporting an issue; Pixel 2 XL Screen Burn-in. So, when you look at the screen with a gray background, you can see faint outlines of the phone’s navigation button on the bottom.
Google Pixel 2 XL Screen Burn-In
This issue was first reported by Android Central’s Alex Dobie. So, what is a screen burn-in? So, when a portion of the display poses a ghost image onto the display. It’s usually most noticeable in the notification shade or status bar and sometimes with navigation buttons or even home screen icons.
That’s some pretty wild OLED burn-in on the Pixel 2 XL after maybe 7 days of full-time use pic.twitter.com/EPJTs6D0Kg
— Alex Dobie (@alexdobie) October 22, 2017
However, Google acknowledged the issue and said, “The Pixel 2 XL screen has been designed with an advanced POLED technology, including QHD+ resolution, wide color gamut, and high contrast ratio for natural and beautiful colors and renderings. We put all of our products through extensive quality testing before launch and in the manufacturing of every unit. We are actively investigating this report.”
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