The latest top-of-the-line Android smartphone from Google, the Pixel 2, is drawing complaints from some early adopters that the Pixel 2 XL’s screen colors are not as vivid as other offerings from rival companies and that it may even suffer from screen burn-in according to some reports.
Addressing the issue today, Google said it may issue an update in the future to allow for an even more vivid display option with a greater level of saturation than currently offered on the brightest color setting.
This is of interest particularly to photographers and videographers in that a brighter more vivid screen will “make photos and videos pop” while a more natural tone’s “accuracy is better if you want to be sure that your snapshots reflect what you really saw” according to Engadget. In a statement from Google, they said the more natural hues on the display was the result of a deliberate design process the “intent [of which] was to achieve a more natural and accurate rendition of colors.”
A dull display is not the only issue facing Google’s latest headset – customers have also filed claims that the screen suffers from screen burn-in, blue tint, and a grainy display according to DPReview.