Samsung Galaxy Note display problem could be kernel glitch
Away from its various court battles with Apple over patent disputes, Samsung has been enjoying a great time of it lately with sales of its smartphones breaking records for the company, as it now poses a serious threat to Apple’s crown. Today though we have some news of the popular Samsung Galaxy Note and a display problem that could be a kernel glitch.
Since it was released the Samsung Galaxy Note has gained a huge following and thoughts recently have been turning to its replacement model being released, but as an article over at GSM Arena is reporting the Galaxy Note isn’t problem free. It seems that the smartphone tablet PC crossover is being plagued by issues to its 5.3-inch display, which has only recently been discovered by the XDA community.
The problem with the display consists of black clipping and banding in images and videos that have dark shadows. One owner of the Samsung Galaxy Note has contacted the site and has suggested the problem may not be down to a hardware problem, but instead due to a kernel level software issue or poor Gamma calibration on the affected displays.
Below we have embedded a video that demonstrates the problem and in the darker scenes you will be able to see the blown patches appear. Samsung has been contacted about the matter but have so far not responded with an answer or possible fix.
To find out more information on the problem and to see if your Samsung Galaxy Note has the problem click here, but it has to be remembered that the device has sold millions of units so the issue can’t be too wide spread or bothering owners that much. Have you noticed any issues with your Galaxy Note?