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Apple addresses iPhone 5’s purple flaring issue

Apple Support page addresses using physical fix to address the purple hazing issue with the new iSight camera bearing iPhone 5.

Apple has quietly addressed the purple flaring issue with the iSight camera in the iPhone 5 smartphone. Apple has published a support article mentioning about the colour flaring (chromatic aberration) issues while using the new iPhone 5. This happens when the iPhone 5 is used to capture an image or video facing bright light sources.
Apple addresses iPhone 5's purple flaring issue
The Mobile Indian recently reported reported about the purple haze or flaring issue, pointed out about several early iPhone 5 adopters. Basically, this caused by lens dispersion when the colours that travel at different wavelengths are not meeting to a common convergence point.
Apple addresses iPhone 5's purple flaring issue
The iPhone 5 has a new slimmer 8 megapixel iSight camera with an image sensor comprising of 5-elements built lens. This time Apple has used Sapphire glass crystal to make this lens. As the obvious fix, Apple recommends the iPhone 5 owners to change the position of the capturing image – away from the bright light sources. Alternatively, the users can use their hand to shield the lens to minimise the purple haze effect.

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