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orangerock

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Original poster
Nov 6, 2009
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lost your display? For the past 4/5 months my display has been losing brightness, now to the point it can barely be seen in a dark room with brightness all the way up. Almost all text has a faint red tint to it.
I've been holding out for the new Watch and it can't arrive soon enough.
 
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tethead

macrumors 6502
Apr 13, 2005
405
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NJ
Yeah that’s toast, sorry - may need a new display, thinking it’s the backlight... Never had that problem with my S0 - still going strong on that baby, but have had the back repaired a few times when the sensor popped off. Have a few dead pixels on the screen as well now, but other than slow speed and lack of OS 5, it’s a great watch still. Looking forward to my S4 replacement :)
 

orangerock

macrumors regular
Original poster
Nov 6, 2009
156
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Yep, it's frustrating, but timing was OK with the new watch coming out.
The first watch has been really good considering it's going on 4 years.
 

I am Sampson

macrumors 6502
Sep 16, 2007
398
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Plymouth, UK
Sorry no, my day one s0 is still flawless and I hope it will continue to remain so for at least another year or two.
Also, I can’t see how you’ve had your watch “going on for 4 years”. They were released less than three and a half years ago.
 

caligurl

macrumors 68040
Jun 8, 2009
3,650
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socal
My displays are OK but I can't even get through a workday without putting it on the charger!
 

playaproved

macrumors 6502
Sep 29, 2005
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My display has been fading for awhile now. Been holding out for the Series 4. Watch can’t come soon enough. Can’t wait to be able to see my watch outside again.
 

I am Sampson

macrumors 6502
Sep 16, 2007
398
125
Plymouth, UK
To be fair, I don't activate workout tracking anymore, which I used to do, and that was a big power drain. I suspect if I did that again the watch wouldn't last the day, or at least would start doing power warnings.

I plan to go to the apple store and try the series 4 on. I also then 100% expect to totally want one. Despite that, I maintain that for me it isn't needed, and that I should keep my s0 for at least another year or two. Perhaps I will, perhaps I won't.
 

bgj887

macrumors member
Apr 11, 2015
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I still have the launch day S0, I haven’t had the brightness issue but the watch has been slowing down with each update, especially with os4, actually since then I’ve had to have theatre mode just to keep the battery from dying daily, I’ve just been keeping it for basic stuff and I’m happy to upgrade to S4
 
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