Often times when a new device launches an issue arises that causes a bit of an uproar. Apple has had their fair share of “gates”(see Antenna-Gate, Bend-Gate) and Samsung ran into one as wel with their most recent Note (see S-Pen Gate). Well it seems Google’s latest Nexus, the “premium” Nexus 6P may have a gate of its own to deal with.
A reddit thread has been started with a handful of Nexus 6P users reporting that the back glass covering the camera on their Nexus 6P spontaneously cracked. As someone who has worked in mobile repairs before, I rarely believe it when people make this claim but story has piqued my interest nonetheless.
Basically all of the affected users report a very similar story: the phone was simply sitting nearby when they heard a loud cracking sound. There are also a number of theories as to why the glass spontaneously cracked. Some attribute it to temperature change, others to a case possibly being too tight. It’s tough to say what’s going to happen at this point but this is a story I intend to follow as I have been contemplating picking up this phone since it debuted. Hopefully Google and Huawei step up for these unlucky Android-ers.
Any of you Nexus 6P users suffering from a spontaneously cracked camera glass?