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Something I noticed a few weeks ago...

When I have my screen brightness set on the higher end, I see these green dots.
With the power and screen both on, and when the display is trying to show black, I am finding these green dots and specs.

The size of these dots are tiny, probably a pixel or two at most. They are clustered mostly in the inner 50% of the centre of the screen.I have not counted them but we are talking about a few hundred.

At first I thought it was dust or something under the glass, but noticed that with the screen off, it cannot be seen, and when the screen is white background, it cannot be seen either.

It is more noticeable when watching videos. If you crank up the brightness during a scene at night, let's say, it is almost unbearable.

Does anybody else suffer this?
 
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Faulty pixels, you can get it exchanged.
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I used the dead pixel app from Google play, where it flicks through many monotone color screens, one of them being black.

And as explained before, I see the green pixels on the pure black screen.

The strange thing is, the research I have done on dead pixels, hot pixels or stuck pixels tells me a different description to what i am seeing.

I see no problems at all during other color screens of the dead pixel test...only the black.

Do I have a uniquely malfunctioning unit, it are others or there?
If you have some spare time on your hands, could you try searching for dead pixel test in Google play and try it out?
 
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No faulty pixels on mine. I think I've seen only one or two other similar reports.
But no matter if the pixels are dead, hot or stuck, it's hardware fault and I'm sure you can get your tablet replaced without a problem.
 
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And as explained before, I see the green pixels on the pure black screen.
How about showing us ? - Just take a photo after placing a small piece of paper next to the spots - so your camera gets something for focusing on correctly.
 
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How about showing us ? - Just take a photo after placing a small piece of paper next to the spots - so your camera gets something for focusing on correctly.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/752546pt4n6l2o5/DSC_0426.JPG
green dots

This is the best I can do.
I used mx player, with max brightness.
When the brightness is set 3/4 of the way, it starts to become visible.

P.S. dumb question. How do people manage to paste pic direct in the posts?
 
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https://www.dropbox.com/s/752546pt4n6l2o5/DSC_0426.JPG
green dots

This is the best I can do.
I used mx player, with max brightness.
When the brightness is set 3/4 of the way, it starts to become visible.

P.S. dumb question. How do people manage to paste pic direct in the posts?
Your screen also looks a bit distorted from looking at that playback bar. Yeah, you should just go ahead and get your tablet replaced, no hassle.

And wrap your image link between a [img] and [/img] tag. Or just use the image button in the reply editor.

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