The company has decided to do away with the ambient light sensor form the 5th generation iPod Touch as 'there wasn't enough space to accommodate the sensor'
Apple's fifth generation iPod Touch do not have ambient light sensing functionality as the company has decided to do away with the sensor that controls the brightness of the display in accordance with the ambient light.
The issue caught light when a number of users discovered that the new device did not feature the auto brightness feature and one of the concerned users, identified as Raghid Harake, emailed the same issue to Apple, reports iDownloadblog.com.
What followed was even more disturbing as Apple senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller replied to the email saying that the slimness adopted for the new device is the reason why the company had to do away with the ambient light sensor.
The lack of the automatic brightness control is not such a big issue for the device but overall functionality provided by that small little feature could cause discomfort and could potentially lead to reduced battery backup as well.
But unlike any software issue with the portable devices, this problem is such that cannot even have a solution even if the company decides to give users one. And Apple's explanation of the slimness of the device being the reason behind all this certainly leaves many users perplexed.
Now will the exclusion have some effect on the sales of the new device, certainly waits to be seen. But one thing is for sure that there are no solutions coming for this issue what so ever.
As per reports, Apple's biggest manufacturer Foxconn is close to sign a deal with Indian government to set up base in India.
The web is on fire with reports of Apple toying with glass body for its iPhone 8.
The 9.7-inch iPad Pro features an LED-backlit Multi-Touch Retina display with 2048x1536 pixel resolution.
In India, Apple's iPhone SE is to be sold at a higher price tag compared to international markets
In India, the Apple iPhone SE 16GB will be available for Rs 39,000 while 64GB variant will cost Rs 49,000.
Apple iPhone SE is set to be launched in India next month.
The 9.7-inch iPad Pro will be available for purchase from next month onwards.
Apple iPhone SE will be launched in India from April for Rs 39,000 for the 16 GB version.
Besides, Apple is also expected to announce new iOS version (iOS 9.3) along with watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 2.2 during today's event.
Apple is holding an event this March 21 where it is now expected to unveil its latest gadgets.