Google announced its much-awaited Pixel 6 series earlier this month. Now, they are starting to come into buyers’ hands but there is slight hitch. Apparently, some users are facing issues including screen flickering and unexpected green tint effect. Many affected users are starting to report the issues online. However, the most interesting part is that the problems are notably observed and coming into notice just a day after its sale. To recall, both new Google Pixel phones come with the company’s proprietary Tensor SoC.
Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro Exhibits Strange Screen Issues
Right now, Pixel 6 series screen issues reports are coming from just a few users. But that number could increase. According to Reddit posts via the users, there is a flickering issue that emerges when they press power button . This particular issue is emerging on a Pixel 6 Pro. Although Android Police also notes the same problem with their own review units. However, it is unclear whether the problem is also available on the regular Pixel 6 model. This is because as most user complaints are about the Pixel 6 Pro.
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On the other hand, one of the affected users has created a brief video to replicate the problem. Some users believe that the flickering could be due to static charge that the phone would release upon pressing the power button. In addition to the flickering problem, some Pixel 6 series users experienced the green tint effect that suddenly appears on the display.
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Meanwhile, there is one strange issue surfacing online. Pixel 6 series feature a centered hole-punch cutout for the front-facing camera. A user has posted a video on the social media that shows the secondary hole-punch cutout. Although this could be due to some dead pixels on the display. From all the reported complaints, it is unclear whether the display issues are due to buggy software or because of some hardware problems.
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In related news, Google confirmed that both new Pixel phones are not launching in India.