Google Addressed Concerns about Pixel 8 Pro Display Bumps

Highlights

  • Google acknowledged that display bumps are visible when the screen is turned off, not in use, and in specific lighting conditions, and are impressions from components in the device.
  • Google stated that there is no functional impact to Pixel 8 performance or durability due to the display bumps.
  • The display bumps are only visible when the display is off and under specific angles on some units, and not appearing on every unit, which concerns users.
  • Users have expressed fears that the display bumps could become a problem down the line, but Google reassured that it will not be a problem or defect and offered replacement units for those experiencing the issue.

Google responds to concerns over display bumps on the Pixel 8 series

A couple of days ago, odd bumps on some Pixel 8 Pro displays were reported and Google has now released a statement addressing the concerns.

No Impact on Device Performance

Google acknowledged that the bumps are visible when the screen is turned off and not in use in specific lighting conditions. However, they stated that there is no impact on the device’s performance or durability.

Issue Not Exclusive to Pro Model

The same issue seems to be happening to some Pixel 8 displays, not just the ‘Pro’ model. Google addressed the issue in general in its statement.

Concerns and Response

Users have expressed concerns and started posting images showing the bumps, prompting a response from Google. The company claims that the issue will not affect the device’s performance.

Display Bumps Visibility

The display bumps are only visible when the display is turned off and at specific angles under certain lighting conditions. These bumps are not appearing on every unit, which is causing concern for some users.

Potential Replacement

Google does not consider this a problem or defect and users may not be able to get a replacement unit. They claim that the issue will not become a problem down the line, but it is still a concern for some users.

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