Google Pixel 6 Pro Owners Complain about Screen Flickering Issue, Fix Incoming with December Update

Users have complained that the display flickering is particularly noticeable when the phone is switched off and the power button is pressed.

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Google Pixel 6 Pro

Google launched the Pixel 6 series last month. The Pixel flagship smartphones this time around offer a premium experience and feature top-of-the-line specifications and features. Google’s Pixel 6 series features the custom Tensor chip under the hood. The Google Pixel 6 Pro, which is the most premium offering from the brand in the recent past, features a 6.7-inch QHD+ OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate support. The Pixel flagships went on sale recently in the US and select markets. Within a few days of its availability, Pixel 6 Pro owners have complained about a screen flickering issue on the Pro Pixel smartphone.

Users have complained that the display flickering is particularly noticeable when the phone is switched off and the power button is pressed. A user on Reddit has uploaded a video demonstrating the issue. The video shows that the screen flicker and shows green lines when the power button is pressed. According to FoneArena, Google has acknowledged the issue and is working on a fix. The report states that the issue is not due to any issue with the hardware. The company will release a patch in December which will fix the issue. Meanwhile, Google has asked users to not cycle the power button when the device is off and only press the button long enough to turn on the device.

Google Pixel 6 Pro specifications 

The Pro Google flagship smartphone features a 6.7-inch curved OLED display with a QHD+ resolution. It has support for a 120Hz refresh rate and comes with a tiny hole-punch cutout. The device houses an 11.1MP front camera.

On the back is a triple-camera setup. There is a 50MP primary camera sensor, a 12MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 48MP telephoto camera with 4x optical zoom and 20x Super Res Zoom. The device features Google’s Tensor chip and comes with 12GB of RAM. It packs a 5,000 mAh battery with 30W wired fast charging and 23W wireless charging.

The Google Pixel 6 Pro runs Android 12 out of the box and is assured to get software support for up to five years, including three major software updates.

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