Google Pixel 3 Teardown Shows an LG-Made OLED Display: iFixit

Google Pixel 3 XL teardown reveals Samsung screen, tons of glue

iFixit's Google Pixel 3 XL Teardown Reveals Samsung Display

It looks like Google didn't want to put up with the same screen burn-in and responsiveness issues with its Pixel 3, instead turning to LG's rival Samsung for its AMOLED panels. In order to pre-book the smartphone the customers need to follow the below mentioned steps.

In other words, Google still uses LG display, against our speculation that the company may have officially broken ties with LG. If there is an official statement issued, we'll update this article - otherwise you might just have to sit tight if you've found this happening on your own Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL.

Some Pixel 3 users are reporting on Reddit, Google Support forums, and Twitter that their new Google smartphones aren't saving photos after using the camera. Apparently, the "6.3-inch QHD+ Flexible OLED is a Samsung working". As it turns out, the Pixel 3 display is made by LG.


The Pixel 3 XL as dismantled by iFixit.

That's not necessarily a bad deal if you can activate the new Pixel phone on Verizon first. Since Google is already copying the notch form iPhone, why not go a little more and take the display as well, eh?

The Pixel 2 XL was panned for its display, which had screen burn-in issues when it first launched.


Now Playing History shows a chronological list of tracks your phone has heard; tapping one gives options to listen to it in any compatible app you have installed. As is the case with most portable devices out there, the Pixel 3 line-up has been slammed by the teardown firm for using a lot of glue, making it much harder to fix than previous models.

If you do cop a malware infection, Titan M stops the code from trying to unlock the bootloader and alter low-level system stuff, according to Google.


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