Have some hissing together with your burn-in.
The Pixel 2 XL has been beneath fireplace ever since its launch for its show, and whereas we look forward to Google to announce what it will be doing following this controversy, the smaller Pixel 2 is now experiencing problems with its personal. Somewhat than having display screen burn-in after simply days of use, some models of the Pixel 2 are exhibiting clicking and high-pitched hissing sounds as reported in Google’s Pixel Person Neighborhood.
One specific thread exhibits that over 100 completely different customers are troubled with this downside, and whereas the Pixel 2 appears to be the primary system that is affected, Android Police’s Artem Russakovskii has the identical downside on his Pixel 2 XL.
Google’s at the moment advising customers to start out the RMA course of if they’ve this situation.
Some customers report that the hissing/clicking solely happens when the show is turned on, with one other stating that there is fixed beeps and clicks when on a cellphone name. The noise does not look like noticeable except the Pixel 2 is true subsequent to your ear, besides, it is one thing that Google wants to repair.
Google is encouraging folks to start an RMA for his or her system in the event that they’re affected by hiss-gate, however within the meantime, turning off NFC seems to cease the press sound. Sadly, there’s at the moment no method to briefly cease the hissing.
One consultant from Google stated that a repair could be launched within the “upcoming week”, however till we get an official assertion from Google itself, we would not advise holding your breath for that – particularly because it’s nonetheless unclear as as to if this can be a software program or situation.
I have never observed any hissing or clicking on my Pixel 2 XL, however should you’ve observed any such points in your Pixel 2, tell us within the feedback under.