The catch is that means at least for now if your Pixel 2 XL has the screen edge issue, you are stuck with it.
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The Google Pixel 2 XL is among the top-end smartphones launched this year, although being a premium device does not guarantee that problems would never occur.
According to a user on the Pixel User Community forum, the Pixel 2 XL seems to have a few dead spots on the curved edges where it does not register touch input. It may be performing its duties a bit too well, preventing owners from accessing the sides of their Pixel 2 XL in their day-to-day life while playing games or interacting with apps. He tried to do swiping gestures on the display's edges, which prompted an action.
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We reached out to Google, and a spokesperson acknowledged the issue and confirmed its fix.
Google has been battling a number of issues relating to the LG-produced OLED display used on its new Pixel 2 XL Android Oreo flagship. Earlier, Google has addressed the audio recording issue where high-pitch sounds can be heard in the sound files.
Orrin, a Pixel 2XL Community manager, posted on the Forums, that the Pixel team is already investigating and addressing the problem in an upcoming over-the-air update. There were also some users who experienced possible screen burn-ins, which Google has also fixed through a recent software update.