how to protect camera lens?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Epiphron, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. Epiphron macrumors regular

    Jul 25, 2010
    I've heard of the lens being easily scratched. Anyone with advice on what to do?
  2. Habitus macrumors 6502a


    Feb 26, 2009
    Where ever my life takes me...

    This is a good question; I'm interested in any insight, too.
  3. beaner454 macrumors regular

    Apr 22, 2003
    I've had 4 iPhones, the original, 3g, 4 & 4s. None have ever had a case, none have ever had any scratches on their lens.

    Granted this is just one guys anecdotal evidence, but I don't think you have to worry about it.
  4. ann713 macrumors 6502a

    Nov 30, 2008
    Not much you can do but just be cautious. You can try to shield with the screen protectors but of course, that will distort all your photos. I guess you could also invest in a thick case, and hope that your lens won't come in contact with any sharp elements.
  5. iphone1105 macrumors 68020


    Oct 8, 2009
    Even if you scratch the glass, it will still take perfect photos, the scratch will have no adverse issues with any photo's you take. There's a great threa here via search with info on this....too busy to find it though

    edit here's the article the poster mentions regarding cracked camera lens'
  6. ijohnbro macrumors regular

    Oct 27, 2010
    As you can see in the photo the camera is protected as the case surrounds it. So if you set the camera down no way for it to get scratched. As long as you don't have your keys in your pocket with phone you're golden.

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  7. ijohnbro macrumors regular

    Oct 27, 2010
    Want even more camera protection? This right here will do the trick for ya.

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  8. bpeeps macrumors 68020


    May 6, 2011
    Wow, I didn't know cases could get that ugly.
  9. ijohnbro macrumors regular

    Oct 27, 2010

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