Woes for homeowners of the Google Pixel 6 proceed to pile up, as new studies of useless pixels by the entrance digicam start rolling in. Google’s flagship smartphone has not seen a lot of a break when it comes to issues going fallacious since its launch final yr.
The Pixel 6 launched final yr with excessive expectations, as Google has usually completed a strong job previously with its smartphones. But the Pixel 6 has seen its share of points. They vary from an iffy under-the-screen fingerprint sensor, to calls being routinely declined with out informing the homeowners they’d even obtained a name. And now, homeowners are reporting that the entrance display screen across the entrance dealing with digicam is experiencing useless pixels.
Complaints have been popping up across the web in regards to the useless pixels on websites resembling Twitter, Reddit, and the Google Support web page. One person, named “Beau Youin”, on Google’s Support web page acknowledged, “The screen has developed a black dot that appears to be growing. Phone has not been dropped and has been updated. What is going on? Google support is very frustrating and doesn’t allow me to chat or call anyone. And the drop down menu below doesn’t let me choose the Pixel 6 Pro. WTH.”
Reports in regards to the black dots truly started rolling in round January of this yr. Since then, a rising variety of folks have been reporting the problem of useless, or black, pixels on their Pixel 6 and 6 Pro screens. In most circumstances the problem appears to be centered across the front-facing digicam, inflicting the cut-out to look bigger and extra oddly formed.
As of immediately, there aren’t any identified dependable fixes for the problem, exterior of sending it in for restore. Owners have been reporting that restarting or resetting their system does nothing to assist. A couple of customers have mentioned the problem was mounted for them following a software program update, whereas others are saying the problem solely exists whereas the telephone is in panorama mode.
As with all the opposite points the Pixel 6 has incurred since its launch, homeowners will merely have to take a seat tight and hope that Google finds an answer for the newest difficulty, or chunk the bullet and ship it in for restore (hopefully it’s nonetheless beneath guarantee). Another choice is to bail on the smartphone and commerce it in for a distinct one. At the time of this writing, Best Buy was providing $250 for an unlocked Pixel 6 with no display screen harm, and $125 for one with display screen harm. You might additionally examine along with your service provider for offers as effectively.
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