Hopefully, it will be the last but unfortunately, early Galaxy S8 users have already found a flaw in the device: the screens appear to have a red tint to them.
According to ZDNet, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S8 devices at a March event, Samsung has sent several phones to customers in South Korea, who were able to pre-order about a week ago.
The early owners noticed red/pinkish hue to them. Users posted photos to social media sites and held discussions on the Korean forum, PPOMPPU, to figure out what was up with the altered phone display. According to ZDNet, on Tuesday, “Galaxy S8 Red Screen” was a trending search topic on South Korea’s largest search engine, Naver.
Samsung released the following statement to ZDNet:
“All Samsung phones undergo thorough testing to meet our high level of quality standards. The Infinity Display on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ has applied Super AMOLED and provides rich and expressive colors, enabling users to enjoy a clearer and more vivid viewing experience. The Galaxy S8 was built with an adaptive display that optimizes the color range, saturation, and sharpness depending on the environment.”
According to the company, to manually fix the screen color, owners can visit the Settings page and go to Display > Screen Mode > Color balance. This allows the color range of the device’s display to be changed.