Blue tint at edges of iPad mini retina... possibly..

Discussion in 'iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by samn, Apr 18, 2014.

  1. samn, Apr 18, 2014
    Last edited: Apr 18, 2014

    samn macrumors newbie

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    I keep seeing this blue tint at the edge of my iPad's screen, a few mm wide. It's most noticeable on the top edge by the camera, and especially against the grey of the keyboard. I can't see it at all on the bottom edge. Sometimes I'll look at it really close and be unable to tell if it's there or not, but when I switch back to reading I can see the vignetting out the corners of my eye. It's only visible at medium brightness settings. Nobody in my family can tell it's there. Am I going crazy? :(

    edit - I just tried to take photos, blue tint doesn't show up at all.
     
  2. Shrink macrumors G3

    Shrink

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    I'm just wondering why, if you have to work so hard to see the (possible) imperfection, it is a source of concern? :)
     
  3. samn thread starter macrumors newbie

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    When I'm not working hard to see it, I can see it easily. If that makes sense...
     
  4. Buddygor macrumors regular

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    Take it back to the Apple store. If you can't, then most stores should refund it if the tint is more than barely imperceptible.
     
  5. samn thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I think it's likely they'll turn me away and I don't think I could bear the embarrassment. Thanks anyway.
     
  6. laudern macrumors 6502a

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    Embarrassment?

    You go in there and say "Yo bitch my iPad needs replacin, you hearing me? Now GTFO the back and get me a new one"
     

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