What is image retention? Why can I see shadows of previous images?
- Why can I see shadows of previous images when changing what’s on the display?
- Why can I see ghost images on the display when changing its content?
- What is ghosting?
- What is image retention?
- Xperia devices with an OLED screen.
You might experience disappearing faint shadows of previous content, when changing what’s on the display. This is not a defect. It’s a characteristic typical of an OLED screen and is regarded as a normal behavior. The image retention or faint shadows disappears in a few seconds.
Example of image retention