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19th November 2011, 03:39 AM   |  #1  
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Morning all, I received my nexus today and wow its fantastic. After getting setup and yada yada I noticed that when I go to take a picture in the dark or view a black image I get a strange black line about 1inch down from the top of the screen all the way across and 1inch Inc vertically inwards from the right side of the screen all the way down. I'm not too sure how to take a screen shot to show you guys/gals. I'm wondering if it has anything to do with the pen tile or I've got a dodgy handset. Apart from that the phone is great.

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19th November 2011, 03:41 AM   |  #2  
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Morning all, I received my nexus today and wow its fantastic. After getting setup and yada yada I noticed that when I go to take a picture in the dark or view a black image I get a strange black line about 1inch down from the top of the screen all the way across and 1inch Inc vertically inwards from the right side of the screen all the way down. I'm not too sure how to take a screen shot to show you guys/gals. I'm wondering if it has anything to do with the pen tile or I've got a dodgy handset. Apart from that the phone is great.

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To take a screenshot, hold down the Power button and the volume-down button at the same time.
If you take the screenshot and look at it on another phone/computer and the line isn't there, it's in the screen. Weird that it would only show up when taking a picture or looking at a black image...?
19th November 2011, 04:09 AM   |  #3  
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same problem that tmo galaxy s2 had i guess?

i returned my tmo gs2 because of the vertical line problem.

GN has the same problem?

god damit
19th November 2011, 04:28 AM   |  #4  
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How are pages rendering in the browser with no flash?? By the way does that lin year u speak of appear while on the internet?

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19th November 2011, 06:52 PM   |  #5  
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I have taken a screenshot of a pure black image off a screen test app. I also took a picture covering the camera and both are identical. I will attach the images below. Please note you need superman vision to be able to see it. Best viewed in a dark room or squint.

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19th November 2011, 07:57 PM   |  #6  
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a screenshot won't show any screen defect, you have to take a picture of the screen with another camera
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19th November 2011, 08:06 PM   |  #8  
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I have the same problem and started a thread about it. I'd wait a week and then return it for an exchange when there is more stock.
19th November 2011, 08:21 PM   |  #9  
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same problem that tmo galaxy s2 had i guess?

i returned my tmo gs2 because of the vertical line problem.

GN has the same problem?

god damit

can you explain us better what this problem is please?
is it a problem of the screen or a software one?
19th November 2011, 10:52 PM   |  #10  
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Does it do this with every picture? I have seen crap digital cameras do that when bright light relects off of the sun.

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