Garbled screen for a split second using Chrome

eobet

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I only received my Note Pro yesterday, but already I've seen something worrying:

For a split second (just a flicker, really), the entire screen becomes garbled!

This has happened twice now, and only while using Chrome (so far).

Does this happen to anyone else?

This smells similar to me like the faulty graphics chip that plagued a generation of Macbook Pro... although I really hope that's not the case here.
 

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Keep restarting and running Chrome. If you see it a few more times, bring or send the device back for replacement. If it was a one-time thing, it could have been garbled data in Chrome's cache (or even the system cache) - something that clears up on first use.
 

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Well, this is even more worrying now, since smaller garbled pixels just appeared several times in Artflow, and I could even capture them in a screenshot!

EDIT: The screen brightness is now fluctuating as if the light sensor is jumping between two settings. It's super subtle yet annoying and stops if I turn off auto brightness...
 

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EDIT: The screen brightness is now fluctuating as if the light sensor is jumping between two settings. It's super subtle yet annoying and stops if I turn off auto brightness...

I get the screen brightness glitch quite often, too, and can temporarily fix it by turning off auto brightness. I wish I knew what was wrong.

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I get the screen brightness glitch quite often, too, and can temporarily fix it by turning off auto brightness. I wish I knew what was wrong.

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Is it possible you might have a screen protector or case that's blocking the light aensor?

I am in the process of making my Note 4 self aware.