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Nexus 7 dead pixels and lifting screens

Google and Asus should have put a bit more work into quality control before they shipped some of the Nexus 7 units.  Apparently, a few users on XDA have already reported dead pixels, displays that are lifting from the shell, and even some light bleeding.

Google and Asus should have put a bit more work into quality control before they shipped some of the Nexus 7 units.  Apparently, a few users on XDA have already reported dead pixels, displays that are lifting from the shell, and even some light bleeding.

Adventurous tech junkie may want to concoct home remedies for the lifting screens, and bleeding light, but dead pixels are in a league of its own. 

It’s quite easy to fix the screen lifting issue, and the only tool that’s required is something thin and a screwdriver.  The process essentially amounts to tightening some loose screws hidden under the back plate.  Full instructions can be found here.

In the end, since almost all recently purchased Nexus 7s are still under warranty, the safest route to fixing any cosmetic and hardware imperfections is to send it back to the respective retailers.

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