Some Pixel 2 XL Users Are Reporting An Unusual Screen Flashing Issue

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       By Ida Torres
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10 November, 2017

Now a new issue has come to light – many users report that the screen flashes when locking or unlocking the phone.

This particular problem has caused discoloration and even a blue tint on the Pixel 2's display and consumers are not happy for it.

The Google Pixel 2 XL users also reported that their units are having burn-in issues with the new P-OLED display and other devices are making clicking and high pitch frequency sounds.

GoogleGoogle has officially revealed the second generation of its Pixel smartphones, the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL.

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Ever since Google started selling the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in the market, things have gone bad to worst. The miniature home assistants, each of which retails for about $50 at their regular price, are expected to ship out around four weeks after the delivery date of the new Pixel handsets, according to Android Authority. Again Google and addressed the issue stating that the OLED panel on the Pixel 2 XL is aimed at producing natural and accurate colors. The affected users claim that they began experiencing random screen flashes since updating to Android 8.0 Oreo. Owners of both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handset are already being recruited to join a class action suit against Google, HTC and LG because of issues with the display on both phones.

It doesn't happen on the Pixel 2 but only on the bigger variant. Users, however, are reporting that when they click on the link provided in Google's email, they have been offered their free Google Home mini in multiple colors. Once the mic was working, he was able to deactivate it by blowing into the speaker.

Some users even have reported a odd screen flashing which happens when you lock or unlock the phone. Doing this made my microphone work again and it continues to work when it goes out.

Interestingly, users have added that blowing into the front speaker when the microphone is working causes it to fail again.

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