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Jimihendrix-gate?  (Source: Gizmodo)
Purple haze all in my frame, iPhone 5 just don't seem the same...

“You’re holding it wrong”

It never ceases to amaze when manufacturers try to convince people that an issue with something they purchased is actually a “feature”. Apple has most recently tried to convince buyers of the iPhone 5 that the purple haze or ring around bright light sources is normal behavior.
 
An iPhone 5 owner named Matt Van Gastel had been speaking with Apple customer support about the purple flare problem with his iPhone 5. Gizmodo shows images highlighting the difference between photographs taken in the same setting using iPhone 5 compared to the iPhone 4. The purple haze around the sun is readily apparent in the iPhone 5 image, and the same purple discoloration shows up with any bright light source.
 
After going back and forth with Apple support, Van Gastel received an email back from Apple stating that their engineering team has found a solution to the problem. According to Apple, the solution is to "angle the camera away from the bright light source when taking pictures."
 
The email also went on to say that the purple flare noted in images provided to customer service is "normal behavior for the iPhone 5s camera."
 
Gizmodo reports that some photography experts believe that the purple flare problem is caused by the sapphire glass that covers the iPhone 5 camera sensor. 

Source: Gizmodo



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So many useless complaints
By BillyBatson on 10/2/2012 1:12:13 PM , Rating: -1
I would rather want a lens that doesn't scratch but occasionally produces a purple haze than the lens on my ip4 which was all scratched to hell.
Or maybe I just don't feel like complaining yet again about something being imperfect when nothing is perfect.
Orrrr maybe this site is just full of complainers, haters, and shit talkers that just need a Jason mick article to argue over.




By TakinYourPoints on 10/2/2012 11:10:37 PM , Rating: 2
Tried it out and mine looks fine. Oh well, I guess the sky is falling anyway.

/shrugs


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