Earlier this week it was reported that some Samsung Galaxy S8 owner were reporting that their handsets had a reddish tint to them. The company tried to downplay the issue and stated that users could easily correct this themselves via their phone’s settings, but perhaps to make the lives of their customers easier, Samsung has decided to release an update instead.
According to a report from The Korea Herald, Samsung has reportedly told the publication that next week they will release an update for the handset that should address the issue. A spokesperson was quoted as saying, “Because there are some complaints about the red-tinted screens, we decided to upgrade the software next week for all Galaxy S8 clients.”
The company even reportedly sent an announcement to all of its Samsung Service Centers saying, “There will be an additional update to make color revisions more minutely at the end of April.” It is unclear as to what might have caused the tint, but given that it can reportedly be fixed with a software update, we reckon it’s probably some kind of calibration with the display colors that was not set properly.
In any case it isn’t really that big of an issue, but if you do notice your Galaxy S8 sporting a slightly red tint, not to worry as the update next week should address it.