Dead pixels are mostly black (sometimes white). Paralyzed pixels are usually light, or two, or possibly all three primary colors !
Sub-pixels are fully illuminated. If the pixel in question is white, then both are possible.
A dead pixel is when the pixel is always off. It's easiest to spot a dead pixel against a white background. The pixel does not appear to be there. Dark, so paralyzed pixels. A hot pixel is when the pixel is always on. It's easiest to see against a dark background. The pixel is bright white. A stuck / paralyzed pixel is usually red, green, blue, or yellow, but it can also be a light black color.
What can you do about dead pixels?
Most dead pixels cannot be repaired, but a "dead" pixel can be a stuck, ergo paralyzed pixel, which may only have intermittent problems. Stuck pixels can occur due to pressure, inactivity, ... In contrast to the aforementioned dead pixels, however, stuck pixels are not permanently dead and can be revived if necessary.
The probability of defective pixels on the screen!
With the continuous improvement of the LCD manufacturing process, the increasing affordability of technology, and relentless negotiations from laptop and screen manufacturers, dead pixels have almost died out. The probability of finding a dead pixel on one of the newest LED, LCD, ... screens is around one in a thousand.
The most reliable way to fix a dead pixel!
Many manufacturers have warranties that cover dead pixels. So check your device's warranty to see if it applies. Most display manufacturers have a minimum number of dead pixels that must exist before the screen can be replaced. You can check what is known as the Dead Pixel guidelines from Acer, Apple, Dell, LG, and Samsung. However, you can find the most precise data on the manufacturer's website or in the warranty documents for the monitor, laptop or tablet.
FAQ 106: Updated on: 28 July 2021 16:43