Galaxy S8/S8+ red discoloration issue downplayed by Samsung

Samsung does not consider the reddish tint showing up on some of its new Galaxy S8/Galaxy S8+ flagships as a defect...
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65 Comments

40. mikehunta727 unregistered

It cant be fixed in the display setting, you can't adjust the red slider because it changes everything else dude color wise, not a fix

49. Trex95

Posts: 2374; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

It works for while on S7 edge, but rinbow reflect and red tint appear again even after fixed!. I think this something about Samsung Super Amoled cause I doesn't face this issue with one plus 3T even though it's an Samsung Super Amoled panel.

50. Ninetysix

Posts: 2939; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Did you try the manual horizontal and vertical hold controls?

64. Trex95

Posts: 2374; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Nope.

55. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Yes its an issues as at thats price point your phone screen should be flawless.

13. AbhiD

Posts: 647; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

I am paying $850+ for S8 and even more for S8+ which are being praised all over for their displays, yet i get a phone that has a defective display that has pathetic Reddish tint all over. That display will be primary thing i will be looking at every time i use the phone, and even display settings calibration can't correct the faulty manufacturing tint. And yet Samsung and it's tard supporters are advising people to be content with what they have got and not complaint about this as an issue. Seriously! It can't get more pathetic than that. Infact i looked up for reactions to this issue on Sammobile and even there sammy fans are more open to the issue than the pathetic samsung trolls that have ruined PA

17. adi90

Posts: 554; Member since: Dec 21, 2015

No one is advising people to be content with a defect. But it is too early to say whether it is a manufacturing defect. If it is proved then most of the people will criticize Samsung like note 7 explosions.

20. Cicero

Posts: 1108; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

So IF that people did it by purpose (playing with color settings) for having "likes" or "thumb up" or "follow"!?

18. shadad

Posts: 22; Member since: Oct 28, 2014

your looking at it wrong LOL...

19. Lenny86

Posts: 301; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

Sammmmyyyyy.Hahhhahaaaa

21. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1806; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

I'll see if mine has that today since it's out for delivery right now...

36. joeytaylor

Posts: 957; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

I received a call from FedEx saying it will be here today

41. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Yes I just checked my UPS tracking an mine are also out fo delivery today. That's one thing I do like especially about T-Mobile. Every phone I have pre-ordered with them, arrived days early. When I was with VZW (still on with another device), no matter what phone I pre-ordered, it arrived only right on the day it was to have retail availability. I have never received an iPhone I pre-ordered on ATT on-time. The nearest time is I received an order 3 days after its retail release day. Never before, never on, but always after. The only phone I ever pre-ordered on Sprint was the Samsung Instinct...lol. Worse phone I ever owned. But it was delivered on the very day at 10:30AM on its retail release day. I was so excited. Everything was cool, except the phone itself.

44. mr2trce

Posts: 55; Member since: Apr 27, 2015

Mine too. Very excited. Tmobile has been on a roll of giving me my phone early.

46. joeytaylor

Posts: 957; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Mine is Verizon

42. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

What country? Carriers?

51. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1806; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Right here in the good ole u.s of a... T-Mobile...

22. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Probably just a first batch issue. Best to wait a bit till they work out the kinks. Just check your pre orders carefully.

26. cozze02

Posts: 126; Member since: Nov 25, 2012

Sounds like it's going to be an Exynos issue

43. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Exactly what I thought since the US models haven't even been delivered to anyone yet. Samsung is likely aware and it is possible that the software needs to reset the color balance liek they said. You can clearly see its the display in the photos. But that doesn't mean its a defect. I remember back in the 80's with old TV's that had the manual horizontal and vertical hold controls, that many TV's brand new out the box, would need to have those controls manually adjusted becaus eyou trun on the tv and the screen would flip sideways or up and down constantly until you adjusted them. I have also unboxed brand new displays from Dell and HP where the colors were off balanced and you have to reste the factory settinsg to clear it up That doesn't mean its defective, until you do that and the problems keep coming back. All the Samsung haters all crawled from under their rocks this morning. No life having retards. They think every bad thing someone shows for Samsung is a defect and get their panties in a bunch. Yet turn a blind eye to the over 100 problems their phone ha din just 30 days.

48. mikehunta727 unregistered

The SoC literally has nothing to do with this issue, this is a common OLED manufacturing problem that occurs at the factory level, there will be Snapdragon models that have this same exact issue and other weird hue issues, it's a issue with OLED manufacturing still, better than LCD for sure that comes with backlight bleeding, etc, but still an issue

56. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

There more often such issue on OLED screen than on LCD. Getting much better years after years but still some issues sadly. Probably a problem with the first batch as its always arrive since note 5 / s6 / s7 all had similar issues.

29. WPX00

Posts: 511; Member since: Aug 15, 2015

"At least it doesn't explode"

34. VasiliS7

Posts: 195; Member since: Jan 10, 2017

The new batteries doesn't exploded but in worst situation make a pfffffff.

35. seedorf

Posts: 44; Member since: Feb 16, 2015

some people re doing that to stop samsung from selling more product..errrr i guess apple, or LG.,watchout for these 2 Oem

37. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3094; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Where is the rigorous testing method they were bragging about it all the time? So much for the pathetic testing. Shame on them to tell the users to fix the problem themselves.

39. Odeira

Posts: 300; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

Still, could be worse. You could have a Pixel with stuttering Bluetooth playback or a wrecked fingerprint reader. I remember when there was an issue where some Xperia Z2s and 3s has a pee yellow tint in their displays, and all it took to remedy this was an adjustment in the WHITE BALANCE.

57. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

sold tons of pixel still waiting for a single return with any real issues ( only return i had where iphone user thats could not adapt to android ) So try again.

45. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1025; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

iPhones Explosions Downplayed by Apple < where was the headline whenever an iPhone "exploded" and apple found a cop out by blaming the user?

58. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Many of them always using the old excuse of the non apple charger wich is bulls**t. Never had a case of a android phone exploding because of not using the charger thats came with it in box. worked at 3 carrier with over 12 years of total experience in the field. So try again.
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