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Apple addresses complaints over iPhone 5 camera issue

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Apple addresses complaints over iPhone 5 camera issue - read the full textEver since the iPhone 5 went on sale, some of the users have been complaining about the purple haze seen when a bright light source is just visible in the frame. Apple has finally responded to these complaints on their support website, saying that the purple haze seen in the iPhone 5 camera...


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> In reply to will lee wanta @ 2012-10-09 08:07 from iwtp - click to readI couldn't care less if the iphone had a picture of testicle instead of an Apple logo, I couldn't care less if the brand was run by Burger King instead of Apple, I couldn't care less if the ios was named Big Hairy Backside, I couldn't care less if the iphone only came in pink, AS LONG AS the phone works like iphone works, that's what matters to me.

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  • 2012-10-09 23:08
  • gAac

I have a Galaxy S3 with a custom Rom and the camera module from A GNote2. I also get a slight purpleish hugh with a strong light source but it is barely noticeable. I have tried to reproduce my co-workers iphone5 results but could not even come close. I don't remember seeing this on my stock firmware though. Apple will not be able to keep up with LG, Sony, or Samsung. It is hard to keep prices down when you don't actually build/manufacture your own parts. I never liked their business model anyways.

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  • 2012-10-09 23:06
  • 4@uN

another drawback of ifail 5, and still more to come :D

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  • 2012-10-09 20:06
  • 6PAe

apple : you are handling it wrong!

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  • 2012-10-09 18:21
  • kATi

you are handling it wrong

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  • 2012-10-09 18:19
  • kATi

Why you all are blaming Apple?

I read in an old Mayan's book that world will end in December 2012. And just two months before end, Sun will start spreading purple flares over the world.
This is actually an innovation of Apple. iPhone 5 camera can see the future two months before.
Apple has already filed patent application for this. And will soon start to find out if someone else has (even already) used this technology, so to sue for infringement.

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  • 2012-10-09 15:28
  • 0BRb

> In reply to billy jean @ 2012-10-09 10:03 from D1SL - click to readthats a good one. So I shall now blame the sun for the faults of Apple. But "never" should I blame Apple. Thats a load of lies from Apple. Iphone 5 sucks really. Lets stick to the Iphone 4S.

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  • 2012-10-09 14:45
  • i5BK
nice camera

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  • 2012-10-09 12:50
  • IaHb

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-09 10:12 from fmZA - click to readNo spin about it! When taking shots, never point the lens into the sun! It's basic photography knowledge.

You will get Lens Flare and Chromatic Aberrations when you point *ANY* lens at the sun.

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  • 2012-10-09 11:57
  • miZk

> In reply to will lee wanta @ 2012-10-09 07:52 from iwtp - click to readAlmost everywhere I see a post similar to Tibet kid, maybe we should also check if iPhone has a subliminal messages when playing their music or even by simply having a call.

I don't understand why people think that iPhone is the only hightech gadget in the planet. Obviously there are many brands / models to choose from.

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  • 2012-10-09 10:56
  • PGfx

It's not a bug it's a feature - Apple spin doctors hard at work.

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  • 2012-10-09 10:12
  • fmZA

You all got it wrong. Sun changed his color to purple, its not iPhone 5 fault.

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  • 2012-10-09 10:03
  • D1SL

> In reply to Tibet kid @ 2012-10-09 01:22 from ib4h - click to readLike you said
"Therefore you must know blame Apple."
We agree

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  • 2012-10-09 09:40
  • q8Q8

> In reply to iSJ5 @ 2012-10-09 07:35 from t7Xh - click to readNokia wins XD

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  • 2012-10-09 09:39
  • q8Q8

> In reply to Ali D @ 2012-10-09 08:09 from PEU} - click to readDude, your news is a bit old. Now the latest is, there was purple flare on some Samsung phone and sued them in a US court for patent infringement. The "US court" fined Samsung 1 million dollars for this.

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  • 2012-10-09 09:08
  • 0BRb

> In reply to Tibet kid @ 2012-10-09 01:22 from ib4h - click to readDude I like your sarcasm :) LMAO

To all Ifans - I never had any kind of purple haze effecct on any of my phones - nokia n95, samsung omnia, galaxy s1 and s3 - NEVER - even on pictures taken on direct sun light... - nor does Note II!
This is a real Ip5 issue and hardware fail!

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  • 2012-10-09 09:06
  • gIsy

What about this one? iOS is also showing its Apple Flavour :P

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  • 2012-10-09 09:03
  • PEU}

> In reply to photi @ 2012-10-09 05:34 from 85@9 - click to readARE YOU BRAINWASHED???? iphone 4/5 are comparable to DSLR CAMERA? dont make me laugh....the only mobile cameras that are getting up there with DSLR are nokia 808 and lumia 920 and only purview...
I think you need to do your research dude!!!

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  • 2012-10-09 08:58
  • 2CE2

Apple files for a Purple lens flare patent.

They will be working hard to ensure that white, black, green, red and yellow lens flare are available soon, innovation takes time ... pls let them work and appreciate their efforts :)

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  • 2012-10-09 08:09
  • PEU}

> In reply to ALonZo @ 2012-10-08 20:18 from gAac - click to readsay, you see a phone running on iOS but....
if there is no apple logo on the back of your iphone, will u still buy an iphone?
if there is a samsung logo, instead of apple, on the back of your iphone, will u buy it?

say, you see a phone running on jelly bean but......
if there is apple logo on the back of it, will u buy it?

if galaxy s3 is branded with apple logo instead of samsung on the back, will u buy it?

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  • 2012-10-09 08:07
  • iwtp

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