Hello. My Zenfone 8 had auto brightness issues since new, but the longer I use it the more common it gets and usually I would just do quick reboot and all works fine again. I feel like it can be tied to always on display brightness control, because the screen feels like stay on the same brightness. So I unlock and being extremely lucky I sometimes am able to see brightness bar and hit it in the same spot it was earlier - the phone goes to visible level of brightness. I'll try to record this on video in dark room, but the brightness seen on video is sometimes even worse (imagine that in full sun). I've already tried to reset device health services app -> manage space -> restore automatic brightness factory settings -> reboot. It does not help. The issues worsened since android 13 update. For now I was forced to disable auto brightness. I've installed some diagnostic apps (sensor test by Andrey Efremov from google play) and they does not see sensor activity but suggest software error ("This sensor doesn't report any readings, seems you have error with sensor service in device firmware"). Should I contact service center? I repeat: this was since new, but earlier it was once a week or two, but now it's always. Anyone have similar problems?
Allmost forgot, software version etc:
Android Version: 13
Model: Zenfone 8 8/256 ASUS_I006D SN:M4AIB762C145Y8V
Fri Jan 6 19:57:16 CST 2023
Extension ROM: 1.1.26
Compilation number: TKQ1.220807.001.33.0210.0210.210 release-keys
Tried to reboot few times plus total shutdown for longer last monday. Occured again tuesday in full sun, had problems to boot phone again (maybe triggered some soft reset by mistake, don't know. Does it even exist in current generation phones? Like holding power and volume+ buttons). But it works like it should since then.