Dark corner - 6S

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  1. Droidzoid Suspended

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    My phone seems okay at normal brightness but the moment I open the control centre from the bottom and the screen has a dark overlay I noticed that the top right corner of my phone has a dark spot of some kind. Is this common?

    I've adjusted the contrast to better see the corner.

    Thanks in advance.
     

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  2. noobinator macrumors 603

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    Does it bother you or show up in normal use? It looks pretty insignificant to me but if you are still under warranty take it in and show Apple.
     
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    Not really but I'm gonna run out of warranty in two months. I don't know if it's worth the lottery game. I was just curious if this was a common occurrence and present on most 6S to some degree.
     
  4. Powermax macrumors regular

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    I had a similar dark spot at the upper left corner of my 6S. I sent it to Apple and the installed a new display.
     
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    It took me awhile but it's as far as you can go in the corner in the top left. A slight black smudge on the very edge.
     
  7. Domen151 macrumors regular

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    My 6S Plus has similar darker spot but its less visible as yours, and I didn't take it back. If it bothers you, then replace it. And a lot of 6S’s have this issue (or similar ones, like the dark/light ’wave’ just under the top bezel), there were some threads about it last year...
     
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    Ah! Found it. Not sure if I would take a chance for that but it is the OP that has to live with it . . . .or not.
     
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    I have the exact same issue on the top right of my 6. It looks identical.
     
  11. FoxMike macrumors member

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    Might as well get a new replacement. If they are lazy they will give you a new phone which means a new battery. And less hours.
     
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    I just realized I have applecare. Which gives me another year of warranty. I'll pull this exchange trigger in a few months now. :)
     
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    No dust - its just dark. I dont see any dark spots or particles.
     
  16. chrisu91 macrumors regular

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    Same thing happened to my 6S. Had the screen replaced twice for this exact issue.
     
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    Thats my biggest concern. If I start with the replacement game or the screen changing game - I might get something thats worse.
     
  18. smorrissey macrumors 65816

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    Interesting i have the same color spot on my ipod touch 6 but a little bigger almost on the middle of the screen. It seems like a burn spot.
     
  19. nickelro macrumors member

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    I'd say it's a pretty common issue because I used to have this same top left corner issue on my 6 and also on my 6s Plus later on. On both devices the problem was not initially present, but appeared after a few months of usage. Two months ago I went to Apple's Authorized Service with my 6s Plus and they initially replaced the display. But sadly the same issue (to a lower extent) came back only a week after. I brought the device back in and they swapped it as a whole for me, and that time there was a speck of dust laying between the glass panel and the LCD.. bummer.
    Bottom line, being tired of the service process already, that was the moment when I decided to move on to the 7 Plus.
     
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    Thanks! I am now considering keeping it instead of trying my luck at the lottery.
     
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    I've had an iphone since the 4 series. The 4, 4S, 5, 5S, 6 and now the 6S. I've never had any issues until the 6 I had. I had to get my latest 6S replaced due to dust in the top left corner and now my replacement has a slightly dark corner in the upper left of the screen. Here is a picture that kinda indicates the issue from a poster from another thread :

    http://i.imgur.com/iWj1ccu.jpg and here is picture of my phone with contrast adjusted http://i.imgur.com/YfoG0J6.jpg

    How has your experience been with the screen quality over the years? Am I just being too OCD? Are these levels of artificats expected in any screen?

    Thanks!!
     
  22. fiveainone macrumors 6502a

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    Wow that's bad quality right there. Computer or tv screen manufacturers sometimes would deny and say that's within normal perimeters. But I think Apple wouldn't give you any trouble for it. Was this the same repaired phone, or a new one?
     
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    A new one. Searching the forum is showing this issue to be fairly common. :/
     
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    I went to a service center. They apparently couldn't see the problem.
     
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