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Original poster
Feb 25, 2023
My iPad Air 5 has visibly darker areas (small clouds) on the left side (portrait mode) on a white background with text that goes close to the edge. It is only visible when reading text and when scrolling. Can this be glue? Or is this a hardware defect? Has anyone else observed this on their Air 5?

Unfortunately, it does not image well with the camera.



Jan 10, 2012
I have not observed this on the iPad Air 5, but I have seen this on the iPad Pro 11.

Yep, since I use my iPads primarily for reading this bothered me like crazy. Thankfully, I was within my return window. So I returned it but not before going to the Apple store and trying to see if anybody else could see it, they could not. My wife saw it, though.
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