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14th April 2012, 10:36 AM   |  #101  
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Originally Posted by lalitsehgal21

I too have this problem. But its not constant. I guess its software related. After installing lcd test all colors looked fine n solid, which means the issue is software based as hardware never differentiate. Wait before jumping to conclusions, the best place i can home down to is the problem of nvidia settings specially refresh rate. The flickering is nothing but a faulty refresh rate value not hardware issue. Advice wait.

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Fully agree with this statement ; it has to be something to the OTA can fix as just about every person I have spoke to with a OneX has noticed this at one time or another.

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Hi all. I wanna know if this firmware number 1.26.xx is only for UK phones or is this firmware number globally?


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Global... The 1.26 is the same everywhere its the last two bits that change.
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14th April 2012, 11:17 AM   |  #102  
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I think its software too but the nvidia service does not fix the issue for me i can confirm.

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14th April 2012, 11:26 AM   |  #103  
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And phones with 1.26 are having problems and 1.28 phones are problem free, right?

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14th April 2012, 12:07 PM   |  #104  
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And phones with 1.26 are having problems and 1.28 phones are problem free, right?

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Unsure.

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I too can confirm that running LCD tester does not show any signs of flickering... All the colors/greys are flicker free.

Edit: is it just me or does the lcd tester shows signs of screen/color banding ? i also notice this in Sense itself sometimes.

I do mean real color banding like you can see every transition in a gradient.
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14th April 2012, 01:29 PM   |  #106  
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Serious screen prolems
I bought a HTC Once X and experienced some flickering on grays, for example when clicking on the homebutton twice, where you can see the gray empty screens. There is also a problem when watching youtube on fullscreen - there is some screen glitchng but as soon as i play video with the player controlls the problem disappeared. So i thought it was hardware error, and i returned the phone and got a new one. The same problems appear again on the the second phone. I hope this is a software/driver issue. The screen flickering also appears when you change window in the browser - the animation between two browserwindows. I have uploaded, several examples on youtube, so click on all to see the big picture.

Software information for the phone:
Android version: 4.0.3
HTC Sense version: 4.0
Software number:1.26.401.2
HTC SDK API level: 4.11
HTC Extension version: HTCExtension_403_1_GA_3

Kernel Version: 2.6.39.4-G6B459DC root@ABM032 #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Mar 19 14:53:27 CST 2012
Basebandversion: 1.1204.90.13
Buildnumber: 1.26.401.2 CL47163 release-keys
Browser version: WebKit/534.30

Watch the following videos below:

http://youtu.be/3jZJfTAcq2g
http://youtu.be/4vCZAu8vsV0
http://youtu.be/M3GierGP6a4
http://youtu.be/x5rOumuieYM
http://youtu.be/r8yuKi8nzV0

You can also watch the screenshots here:
http://www.flukeworld.com/HTCOneX_Sc...reenshot_1.jpg
http://www.flukeworld.com/HTCOneX_Sc...reenshot_2.jpg
http://www.flukeworld.com/HTCOneX_Sc...reenshot_3.jpg
http://www.flukeworld.com/HTCOneX_Sc...reenshot_4.jpg
http://www.flukeworld.com/HTCOneX_Sc...reenshot_5.jpg


Has anyone experienced this as well? I had it on both my phones, and i don't feel it's any use of returning the second one.
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14th April 2012, 02:04 PM   |  #107  
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I bought a HTC Once X and experienced some flickering on grays, for example when clicking on the homebutton twice, where you can see the gray empty screens. There is also a problem when watching youtube on fullscreen - there is some screen glitchng but as soon as i play video with the player controlls the problem disappeared. So i thought it was hardware error, and i returned the phone and got a new one. The same problems appear again on the the second phone. I hope this is a software/driver issue. The screen flickering also appears when you change window in the browser - the animation between two browserwindows. I have uploaded, several examples on youtube, so click on all to see the big picture.

Software information for the phone:
Android version: 4.0.3
HTC Sense version: 4.0
Software number:1.26.401.2
HTC SDK API level: 4.11
HTC Extension version: HTCExtension_403_1_GA_3

Kernel Version: 2.6.39.4-G6B459DC root@ABM032 #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Mar 19 14:53:27 CST 2012
Basebandversion: 1.1204.90.13
Buildnumber: 1.26.401.2 CL47163 release-keys
Browser version: WebKit/534.30

Watch the following videos below:

http://youtu.be/3jZJfTAcq2g
http://youtu.be/4vCZAu8vsV0
http://youtu.be/M3GierGP6a4
http://youtu.be/x5rOumuieYM
http://youtu.be/r8yuKi8nzV0

You can also watch the screenshots here:
http://www.flukeworld.com/HTCOneX_Sc...reenshot_1.jpg
http://www.flukeworld.com/HTCOneX_Sc...reenshot_2.jpg
http://www.flukeworld.com/HTCOneX_Sc...reenshot_3.jpg
http://www.flukeworld.com/HTCOneX_Sc...reenshot_4.jpg
http://www.flukeworld.com/HTCOneX_Sc...reenshot_5.jpg


Has anyone experienced this as well? I had it on both my phones, and i don't feel it's any use of returning the second one.

Yes mate the flickering is the same issue most (if not all) of us are having... I have had it on both my phones now too, although my first phone did have a few more bugs too and thankfully this one only has a couple.

As most people have said we believe it to be software and we all think/hope that the OTA will resolve the problem when it arrives.
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14th April 2012, 02:20 PM   |  #108  
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i think there are 2 types of 'flickering' being talked about here, 1 is the like static wave at the bottom of the screen and 2 is what i have where the backlight seems to flash during auto brightness!
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i think there are 2 types of 'flickering' being talked about here, 1 is the like static wave at the bottom of the screen and 2 is what i have where the backlight seems to flash during auto brightness!

Yeah your right... The wave one is the major problem I believe that not everyone is having (I've not had this yet). The backlight one is the one that most people are having, if not everyone.
14th April 2012, 02:36 PM   |  #110  
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Mine is flickering when set to lowest brightness setting. When I take it just a bit off minimum it tends to not flicker.

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