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Google responds to Pixel 2 XL screen burn-in issues

Google responds to Pixel 2 XL screen burn-in issues

Google has come out with an official response since the Pixel 2 XL screen burn-in issues began surfacing; terming it to be a differential aging process that again is normal to OLED screens.

The video has been uploaded by Samsung Mobile USA. However, if you use specific display testing apps for Android, the phenomenon becomes apparent. "Somehow, they keep getting better at this", the video said.

Multiple users in a Pixel 2 community page have complained of "experiencing high-pitched whirling noises when the phone is up to ear in calls", and have said that the noise can still be heard even when a call isn't being placed. Unsurprisingly, Quieroz (and Google) are confident in the Pixel 2 XL's display, and while they have the utmost confidence in the screen, the company will be sending out software updates to address some of the complaints made against it. However, the upfront costs for the Note8 differs with the Pixel 2 XL's, depending on the plan.

The Pixel 2 comes loaded with special features beyond what you get with stock Android and now Google is bringing some of those extras to older devices with Android 8.1. Burn-in, which usually becomes a problem only after several years of activity, can make it hard to see information on the display.

Our guide to the Nexus 6P beta takes a look at these problems. Google went for a relatively narrow color gamut to make the colors look more natural, but Android users aren't much used to that. Without getting into more technical complications about colour gamuts and calibrations, we will just say that on paper, Google does have a point. If Google provides any other information, then we'll update this post.

Lastly, Google has also extended the warranty on Pixel 2 smartphones (both new and existing) to two years. While Google already announced that it's investigating the issue, the company has now proved its commitment towards it customers by extending the warranty on both the second-gen Pixel smartphones. Google did not immediately comment on the issues.

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