MacBook Pro 2016 blue blotches on the screen

Rukes

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Sep 25, 2013
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So I got a 2016 15" MBP Touch Bar when they launched. Everything seemed to be pretty fine, however, there was a small little blotch of blue when looking at a solid white screen. it was pretty small, so I dealt with it. However, I have noticed it's actually starting to get bigger. Attached is a photo of the screen on a white background, notice the bluish blotch on the middle and then a crescent moon shaped one on the right.

Going to bring it to an Apple Store next week for a screen replacemet of course, but I want to see if this is a known issue/name for this, so I can at least accurately tell them what it is.

It's 100% not burn in of course (since its not a shape or anything defined). My brightness is always just a little over half and I have a screen shut off timer for battery and plugged in. These are not pixels either. Just very curious as to what it is.
 

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Dydegu

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I had the same problem. Your screen is defective. You have to go to Apple and they will send it away for a new screen. It's a hassle but it's worth it.

My screen actually had three problems. The clouding that you have, an orange discoloration on the right side, and a popping sound every time I opened it.

They fixed all three, but about a year later the popping sound is back, although it's not as apparent.
 

Miltz

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So I got a 2016 15" MBP Touch Bar when they launched. Everything seemed to be pretty fine, however, there was a small little blotch of blue when looking at a solid white screen. it was pretty small, so I dealt with it. However, I have noticed it's actually starting to get bigger. Attached is a photo of the screen on a white background, notice the bluish blotch on the middle and then a crescent moon shaped one on the right.

Going to bring it to an Apple Store next week for a screen replacemet of course, but I want to see if this is a known issue/name for this, so I can at least accurately tell them what it is.

It's 100% not burn in of course (since its not a shape or anything defined). My brightness is always just a little over half and I have a screen shut off timer for battery and plugged in. These are not pixels either. Just very curious as to what it is.
Definitely get it fixed before your warranty expires and I'm sure a Screen replacement is expensive. Yes it's defective.
 

Rukes

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Original poster
Sep 25, 2013
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Definitely get it fixed before your warranty expires and I'm sure a Screen replacement is expensive. Yes it's defective.
Well my warranty expired last year, but I do have AMEX and AppleCare+ so I should be good.

I just hope they don’t have to send it out to fix it, as I have very little free time with all my traveling schedule so it’s impossible to have them ship it out and back in time.

If they have the panel in stock, hopefully they can get it done within a few days.
 
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