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    FWIW the AMOLED panels on the first gen pixel have as bad of burn in as the Nexus 6. I've owned both. I would not purchase an AMOLED phone with the intention of keeping it 3 years. That screen will look horrid in 3 years. Now an LCD screen? That will age much better.

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    I've had a S3, S4, Moto x first gen, motox second gen, Nexus 6, and now a pixel. Except for the Moto x first gen which I broke quickly, the screens on all my phone's have aged poorly with yellowing over time and burn in around the nav bar. I run high brightness all the time so I cause it as quick as anyone I suppose. It's bad on my pixel after only a few months. Google offered to replace it but I have to flash back to stock, depixel8, mail to them, wait two weeks. I just don't have that kind of time right now.

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    That's interesting. My S3 screen still looks good. I guess maybe because I didn't use it enough with as high of brightness. That's the only AMOLED screen I've had for that period of time.

    Sometimes I think going on one of those rental programs and trading in every year is the way to go. That, or trying to sell every year. I know it is a little pricier, but my digital graveyard can attest that owning outdated tech doesn't really have all that many benefits. 😂

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    This is a white screen video made so that the nav bar is exposed.
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    Yeah that's nuts. I didn't realize it was such a wide spread problem.

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    I don't know that I care really. Seems like we drop or break a phone right about the time the screen gets bad or the battery is trashed.

    Our Nexus 5x phones are still going strong though.
    Just read a review of the pixel 2 camera. Wow. It looks to be as good if not better than the note 8.
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    I know you guys probably know but when I saw this I thought of you guys.
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    Gremlins....
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