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    Default What are these dots on my display?

    Are these bad pixels? I only see it in dark colors. You can see the reflection of my gnex camera where the finger print looking dots are.

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    I would say this is a defect and you should exchange your device out. But if it doesn't bother you that much then... I guess keep it. But if I were you, I'd return/exchange it.
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    I do not think this is a defect. I think it is something to do with the touchscreen. While I have not noticed them on my N7 yet (but to be honest, I haven't looked), I did see something exactly like this on the screen of my Kindle Fire under very bright light. Maybe it has something to do with the touch sensors?

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    It's definitely a defect. Get it exchanged.
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    that doesn't look right. Never noticed anything like that. Good luck with the exchange. Let us know how it goes.
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    Those are the touch sensors I see them on every tablet I have to process at work and I process hundreds

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    mine was like that! Developed after time. I returned it because it was driving me insane.
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    They were only really noticeable on my Kindle Fire under very bright light (like when inspecting the screen for scratches) when the unit was off. Under normal use I did not notice them, but I have to admit I wasn't looking for them. I will have to look more closely at my N7 tonight. I will say I've never seen them on my 1st or 3rd generation iPads though.
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    Now do you think I will get a refurbished unit as a replacement? I can't see it on whites o light colors. Only really dark colors, but I now its there so it's always in my head. Lol.

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    Ask them. When I called to get my RMA, Google Play had gone out of stock. I asked how long I might have to wait since they are out of stock. He said they keep a separate supply for handling the replacements. Sometimes warranties say that you may get a refurb. But since nexus 7 just came out, they probably don't have a lot of refurbs. So hopefully you can ask and who you talk to knows something. I didn't get around to process my RMA and stuff until after was back in stock though so who knows.

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    I have the exact same thing on mine...I'm getting the replacement tomorrow has anybody had any problems with google covering this under warranty?
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    If they are not dead pixels,then what are they?.I am facing the same problem and I live in India,I do not know what to do.Hope there is a solution to this other than replacement.
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    They are a hallmark of the build quality of the Nexus 7.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jschu22 View Post
    They are a hallmark of the build quality of the Nexus 7.
    Doing a little trolling are ya? ROFL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rootbrain View Post
    Doing a little trolling are ya? ROFL.

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    Whats transparent is the lack of quality in regards to the Nexus 7. I love the device, I must love it since I've given it several attempts at finding a perfect one, but it will never be confused with the most well build thing ever.
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    Supposedly anti-glare screen protectors can make the sensors go away visibly!

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