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Mysterious green glow seen on iPhone 5s

If you are an iPhone 5 user, I am pretty sure you would have encountered at least one hardware issue with the new smart phone. There has been issues containing scratches on the smart phones’ aluminium chassis, issues with the camera, and the purple haze appearing on the photos taken from the new and improved camera on the iPhone 5. The purple haze issue has been the serious one among the rest, which Apple, for some reason, did not take seriously and did not even consider it as an issue.

The Cupertino tech giant simply said that the occurrence of the purple haze is pretty common and usual, and happens when you are not holding the smart phone properly. That was bad on the company’s part. Today, there has been a report with another major issue, which some consider is not really major. There have been reports that the display on the iPhone 5 bleeds green color some times when the smart phone is woken up after a long sleep. This is supposedly the plasma bleed from the new display. One user Hazza42 described the issue this way:

Whenever I wake my iPhone there is a split second where a green glow around the edge of the screen is visible. It’s a bit like light leakage but its green and only appears for a fraction of a second after you turn on the screen. It is also sometimes activated by using the slide to unlock, which makes it glow brighter.

This issue has been reported by many users and some say that the Apple Store has replaced their smart phones when they reported the issue. But some others also say that they were not able to show the issue to the Apple Store people when they went to ask for a replacement. The Register says:

The iPhone 5’s LCD screen does use a complex new technology that incorporates the colour pixels in the layer of capacitive sensor cells – it’s unique, slimmer, packs a lot of pixels in its resolution of 1136×640 pixels per screen, but is a relatively new tech so it’s possible there are some issues that weren’t picked up in testing.

Have you faced this issue on your new iPhone 5?

Source: The Register

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