Monday, 20 November, 2017

The Pixel 2's cameras get a little weird when capturing LED lights

Ahead of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL sales commencing in November Google on Wednesday announced offers on pre-ordering the devices. The offer starts from Thursday The Pixel 2's cameras get a little weird when capturing LED lights
Melba Vasquez | 14 November, 2017, 15:10

Some users have had issues with the edge of the display on the Google Pixel 2 XL, this can be seen in the video below where the handset is unresponsive when touched near the edge. It seems that the device's camera isn't too fond of LED-lit surroundings.

Previously, it was reported that the Pixel 2 phones were suffering from a washed out screen and display artifacts, burn-in issues, mysterious crackling noises and even the inability to register taps, and now issues with the camera.

Some Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners say that photos and videos captured in LED lighting using the phone's rear camera end up displaying major banding.

The problem isn't with Pixel 2 or Pixel 2XL camera, but with LED lights themselves.

According to Google Forums, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 customers have experienced odd image banding in their photos and videos, taken via front and rear cameras with LED flash.

Agreed, LEDs do not emit stable lights - they flicker - but most high-end phones do not have issues with this behavior. Google has responded to the complains and announce that a software fix for the issue will be released soon but before that happens, fans will have to make do with the buggy display for the time being.

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