Seems like Google can't catch a break with the LG made Pixel 2 XL. From display issues to clicking noises, it has not been a kind several weeks for the tech giant. Today, I might have discovered yet another issue, an issue that's really beginning to bug me way more than any of the previously mentioned issues that the handset has suffered from. Let's call this vibrating camera-gate (okay, yes that was bad).
I have begin noticing that whenever I receive a text while in the middle of snapping a photo or recording a video, the photo comes out blurry or parts of the video vibrate. The vibration from the text notification seems to shake the lens, causing the photo to blur. This has been extremely annoying and has ruined many good shots. Thankfully, I was able to re-take the shots, but I can't imagine how annoyed I'd be if a text came through while I was taking one of those special moment shots.
Apparently, when you record video, the phone automatically goes into 'do not disturb' mode so no biggie there, however, this does not happen when snapping a photo. I'm not sure if this issue was reported before, I could not find anything while searching the net, but this is something that absolutely needs attention.
I tested two different Pixel 2 XL's and both fell victim to this issue. On a positive note, this seems to only affect the rear camera, so the selfie game remains strong. Maybe the HTC made Pixel 2 is off the hook on this? Check out the proof below. Have you experienced this camera-shake gate?