Some OnePlus 8 Pro users reporting ‘green tint’ and ‘black crush’ issues on display

OnePlus says it is investigating the reports and will issue an update to fix the issues soon.

Highlights
  • Some owners complain OnePlus 8 Pro is showing green screen at 120Hz refresh rate and low brightness
  • Switching DC Dimming off isn’t helping either as it leads to ‘black crush’ issue
  • OnePlus is investigating the matter and working on a fix to arrive via an OTA update

Some early OnePlus 8 Pro owners have reported display issues with their newly purchased smartphone. The latest flagship from OnePlus, which has started shipping in select countries, is showing green screen tint and black crush issues at low brightness. A user has shared a side-by-side comparison of OnePlus 8 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S20 on the OnePlus Community forum to show the difference. It’s being reported that the green screen issue on the 8 Pro is only apparent at 120Hz refresh rate and low brightness setting. The issue can be fixed by turning off the DC Dimming feature within the handset’s settings; however, that leads to the ‘black crush’ issue (grainy frames while displaying dark hues). The latter forces the screen to lose details in darker areas and result in splotchy patterns.

OnePlus 8 Pro with green screen on left and Samsung Galaxy S20 on right.

OnePlus, meanwhile, has reached out to the person suffering from the issue and said that it’s investigating the matter. As reported by Android Authority, the company will issue updates as soon as they are ready.” There was none at the time of writing this article. We’ll be updating it as soon as a fix is released for OnePlus 8 Pro display issue, so keep watching the space.

It’s being reported that the green screen issue on the 8 Pro is only apparent at 120Hz refresh rate and low brightness setting.

OnePlus 8 Pro specifications, price in India

The display is one of the strong statements of the new OnePlus 8 Pro. It’s a 6.78-inch Fluid AMOLED panel with QHD+ resolution, MEMC technology, 19.8:9 aspect ratio, HDR Boost, and an impressive 120Hz refresh rate. The high refresh rate ensures noticeably smoother scrolling and animations.

Apart from this, the handset rocks Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G SoC, paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB storage onboard. For photography, it ships with 48MP quad rear cameras and 16MP shooter on the front. The handset runs OxygenOS atop Android 10 out of the box and houses a 4,510mAh battery with Warp Charge 30T wired and Warp Charge 30 wireless charging support. Other features include IP68 rating, in-display fingerprint scanner, and connectivity options such as 5G, 4G LTE, dual SIM slots, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, GPS + GLONASS, and USB Type-C charging port that doubles up as a headphone jack.

The OnePlus 8 Pro price in India starts at Rs 54,999 for the 8GB RAM option. The 12GB RAM variant costs Rs 59,999. The phone will be available for sale in India in May 2020 in Ultramarine Blue, Onyx Black, and Glacial Green options.

Key Specs

OnePlus 8 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 | 8 GBProcessor
6.78 inches Display
48 MP + 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
4510 mAh Battery
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