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Dead pixels anyone?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dietcoke, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. dietcoke

    Thread Starter

    I have two.

    They're barely noticeable only when there is a black background on the screen and the bottom four buttons are lit- then light will shine through the dead pixels....but when the home buttons deactivate after 4 seconds, the shine through the dead pixels are gone.
     


  2. yatimameiji

    yatimameiji Android Enthusiast

    Sounds like dead or hell even missing pixels to me, since each pixel is its own light source, they only shine when the backlight is on for the bottom buttons. So either it was a manufacturing fault or you are playing rough with your phone. Either case call up Tmo and see if you can get an exchange.
     
  3. dietcoke

    Thread Starter

    Yeah, missing pixels is more accurate.

    AMOLED doesn't require a backlight, each pixel generates it's own light. The fact that any backlighting shows through those two tiny pixels means they're missing.
    Good call.
     

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