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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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RE: And another...
By Tony Swash on 10/2/2012 7:32:05 PM , Rating: -1
None of you luddite fools have even handled an iPhone 5, let alone taken a photo with it or found any fault with it's camera.

You are just afraid because it is Apple that dominates the new tech economy and it is Apple that is in the driving seat and that really upsets you because you don't really understand what is going on. And so laughably, and pathetically, you get a bad case of hysterics every time anyone finds a single bad thing to say about the iPhone or anything else that Apple makes or does.

Such passions about things you don't own, such a strange obsessions with a company whose products you won't ever buy, such anxiety for the well being of consumers you profess to despise.

What a strange and sad bunch of losers.

Meanwhile in the real world nobody is listening :)


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