FaceTime Camera Red??

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Batman89, Oct 22, 2011.

  1. Batman89 macrumors 6502

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_3_3 like Mac OS X; en) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/8J2 Safari/6533.18.5)

    I have a jailbroken iPhone 4.

    At times, the face time camera seems to have a red light on. At first I thought it was the sun shining on the lens or something, but at night if Im on a phone call, I can clearly see a red light on where the camera is.

    For the record, facetime calls work great.

    Anyone know what it might be?
     
  2. Intell macrumors P6

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    This isn't a light. Its the proximity sensor. It works using infrared light, which is just beyond the abilities of the human eye. Sometimes if the conditions are right, the human eye can see a slight red color coming from an infrared light source.
     

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