Google Pixel 2 photos/videos display major banding with LED lights around

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL camera has a problem working under LED light

As the issues begin to mount, one has to wonder, are the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL even worth bothering with anymore? Based on what we have read, the Pixel 2 XL now has dead spots where the display will show the image but it does not recognize when it is touched by the user. According to a few folks and also witnessing this first hand, the camera starts to flicker or to better explain, appears to manifest a strobing effect when trying to take a photo or video around LED illumination.

Just yesterday we reported on the unresponsive Google Assistant issues and touch near the edges of the smartphone. Users say the photos and videos captured in such an environment end up displaying major banding. Interestingly, a number of Pixel 2 phone users also chimed in by sharing suggestions on how to fix the problem including clearing the cache of the camera app, rebooting the device in Safe mode, or resetting the device to factory version.

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The original Google Pixel phone also had issues with its camera, due to the cover glass generating a "halo" effect that tended to make its way to nearly every video and photo taken with the phone. Having said that, there's a dedicated discussion thread regarding this on the official Pixel forum, and the problem has been escalated to the concerned team.

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