The editor took: A Google “community expert” has addressed the Pixel 5 screen gap issue being reported by some of the early adopters. Obviously, nothing to worry about, but if it’s my money you will be very hard to convince me that the gap between the screen and the frame is a normal part of the design when other users don’t have gaps. .
Google’s Pixel 5 smartphone launched in the US and Canada on October 29, 2020. This phone, a true successor to the Pixel 4 that came a year earlier, had a two-way start. weeks in some other major markets and almost immediately owners started noticing some problems with the build quality of the phone.
Specifically, users and initial reviewers shared images highlighting a noticeable gap between the phone̵7;s display and the chassis. Understandably, people are especially concerned about how this may affect the handset’s IP68 rating against dust and liquids.
Google has begun to address this issue.
David Pop, a “community expert” of the Pixel phone help community, answered a question about the issue that after investigating the units from the customer and based on the quality control data from the factory , they “can confirm that the payout difference between the camera body and the screen is a normal part of the Pixel 5’s design.”
Pop added that there is no effect on the water and dust resistance or functionality of the phone. “We will work with customers on an individual basis to address any concerns they may have,” Pop said.
According to Android Police, the issue was present in both color (black and green) and was apparent from the outset on the affected devices.