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mustu

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Guys I have attached a small video of something flickering above the percentage sign on my s10 1 TB ceramic white unit.

It does happen only when I initiate a call.

This is. It a pixel that dead but only flickers during a call

You can see it in one and not the other. Please can you check if you guys have this as well

Cheers
 

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The Game 161

macrumors Nehalem
Dec 15, 2010
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UK
Guys I have attached a small video of something flickering above the percentage sign on my s10 1 TB ceramic white unit.

It does happen only when I initiate a call.

This is. It a pixel that dead but only flickers during a call

You can see it in one and not the other. Please can you check if you guys have this as well

Cheers
Yeah same on mine when I'm on the phone
 

co.ag.2005

macrumors 68020
Jun 17, 2009
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Fort Worth, TX
Guys I have attached a small video of something flickering above the percentage sign on my s10 1 TB ceramic white unit.

It does happen only when I initiate a call.

This is. It a pixel that dead but only flickers during a call

You can see it in one and not the other. Please can you check if you guys have this as well

Cheers

It's the proximity sensor. It's under the screen. It make sense that it only fires when you are on a call as it's trying to find your face to turn off the screen.

https://www.sammobile.com/2019/03/06/psa-blinking-white-pixel-galaxy-s10-display-not-a-defect/
 
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mi7chy

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Oct 24, 2014
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That's a pretty cool hidden feature that hasn't gotten much publicity. Proximity sensor uses electromagnetic field and not optical (no punch hole required) so that's how they managed to make it work in-screen. May be the world's first in-screen proximity sensor.
 

5105973

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Sep 11, 2014
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That's a pretty cool hidden feature that hasn't gotten much publicity. Proximity sensor uses electromagnetic field and not optical (no punch hole required) so that's how they managed to make it work in-screen. May be the world's first in-screen proximity sensor.
Except it seems these don’t work very well if the phone is turning on in people’s pockets and purses. It will be interesting to see how that gets addressed.
 
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