In case you were wondering, The Galaxy S8’s Always-on home button won’t burn-in

26 April 2017
A little investigation with some business cards confirms that the Galaxy S8 has implemented a mechanism to prevent the button from burning it into the pixels.

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  • Anonymous

cyber, 26 Apr 2017it will burn no matter what they try,thaths part is inevita... moreat least when it finally burnt, it's time to switch to SX

  • AnonD-104968

except for reduced standby battery consumption
or is it increased standby battery consumption
ha ha...

increased standby battery consumption..!?

Carol, 26 Apr 2017It will burn in. I do not have concerns cause i will not bu... moreOh, lumia user. I love the glance feature on that phone.

  • Alien

I don't like the fact that you cannot change the button icons. I'm on Android because I like to customize my phone 110%.
By the way, has anyone tried to root the S8 so far? If I can't root a phone it is useless to me.
Having an android flagship without root is like having a restricted iPhone.. Pointless.

This is called orbiting....

  • A None E Moose

How about the clock in the notification bar?

  • AnonD-84768

cyber, 26 Apr 2017it will burn no matter what they try,thaths part is inevita... moreeverything on screen burns eventually...that doesnt mean you should stop using the screen!!! ... the skipping or jumping is smart move to avoid burn effect (similar to screen saver ..isnt it?)...and it will be well over the device's lifetime..which is normally couple of years. and if at all anyone has still doubts..they can simply choose to stop the always on display or hide the home button from it.

  • Carol

Polius, 26 Apr 2017It does goes around the screen but only within the pressure... moreIt will burn in. I do not have concerns cause i will not buy one. All, Amoled devices with on screen buttons have them burn in, more or less. So, one that trys to keep them on? 100 % will burn in. Now, that does not mean it is very bad, depending on how people look at the situation. I, my self, am used with my lumia 950 xl and it's burn in buttons.

Thankfully, at least.

  • cyber

it will burn no matter what they try,thaths part is inevitable,that ,,shift'' justs delay it

AnonD-632809, 26 Apr 2017Bruh, Sony had it since the Z5....Now it's on the XZ lineup... moreJust sony...

EDDDDDDDDD, 26 Apr 2017everyone keeps nagging "oh the home button is not in comfor... moreEerm, Sony.
Best fp/power button design and placement.
Plus using ips lcd, so no worries abut burn ins.
Plus, no always on nonsns, that seriously lowers your batterylife to some 2-3 hr SoT.
Seriously, Who uses that nonsns feature anyway?

  • stobs

EugeneOnTheEdge, 26 Apr 2017their english is cancerousenglish is overrated

  • AnonD-1667

EugeneOnTheEdge, 26 Apr 2017their english is cancerousIts translated the original conversation was in Dutch.

their english is cancerous

  • AnonD-632809

EDDDDDDDDD, 26 Apr 2017everyone keeps nagging "oh the home button is not in comfor... moreBruh, Sony had it since the Z5....Now it's on the XZ lineup as well

EDDDDDDDDD, 26 Apr 2017everyone keeps nagging "oh the home button is not in comfor... moreSony...

  • Simon

Anonymous, 26 Apr 2017So, the always-on is better in G6...It isn't. An AOD is not the same thing on an LCD. It literally means your display is always on, just as if you were texting or watching a movie.

  • Simon

AnonD-585282, 26 Apr 2017Samsung boys before now be like New tech OLED from smasung ... moreNo tech is perfect. The argument can be made whether OLED is ready enough to successfully replace LCD, as the burn in is still much better than plasma, while the tech is better in most if not all other aspects.