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Google Pixel 2 XL Just Can't Get A Break

14 November 2017

When flying earlier today I noticed something unusual with the Pixel 2 XL camera.

After fixing the issue that will cause the display to be unresponsive, some users reported that they notice a new issue with the Google Pixel 2 XL display now. It's the kind of effect you sometimes see when you try to take a photo or video of a TV screen.

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The Pixel Buds, which are due out in the United Kingdom just before Christmas, are the first to feature Fast Pair, a new feature from Google that makes it quicker to pair the wireless wonders with the Pixel 2 range (or any other Bluetooth enabled phone for that matter).

The latest problem to crop is concerns the camera and how it reacts to LED lighting. Apparently, LED lights do not emit stable light, instead, they let off a flickering light that isn't detectable by the human eye.

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To get a better idea, take a look at the video below. On the right is the first Gen Pixel which was recording a smooth and clear video, and on the left is the Pixel 2, with some flickers and image banding.

Until Google comes up with a fix, users will have to live with this issue.

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There's, however, no official word on whether or not the Mountain View, California-based company is taking the problem on priority, and when a fix will be rolled out.

Google Pixel 2 XL Just Can't Get A Break