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Apple Official Response Over iPhone Flare - Apple have released an official on their website concerning camera flare in the iPhone 5.

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Apple have made an official response to the purple haze problem on the iPhone 5 camera.

They say that most small cameras will exhibit some sort of haze at the edge of the frame. Apple recommends that users tilt the camera slightly or shield it with their hand to eliminate flare on the lens.

Apple said the flare is due to light reflecting off the surfaces in the camera module and bouncing back off the sensor.

Take a look at the Apple website to see the response.





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mikehit
mikehit e2 Member 45765 forum postsmikehit vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 11:51 AM

It doesn't explain why the iPhone 5 images seem to exhibit worse flare than the iPhone 4. The 'response' is pretty bland.

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alan53
alan53  6 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 - 3:14 PM

Could be worse than previous models simply because some components are in different positions, angles of incidence vary, etc.

It is a poor response though – in effect they are saying “This is how it is. You bought the phone, it’s your problem now. Live with it.”

It may be a frank comment on the quality of cheap digital cameras, but it doesn’t seem very good PR.

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