iPhone X image retention on app switcher?!

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by aix10, May 25, 2018.

  1. aix10 macrumors newbie

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    May 25, 2018
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    Hi everyone,

    Recently got a iPhone X and I noticed I’m getting some image retention when I use apps like the camera and calculator. For example, I use the camera for about 30 seconds or so then when I go into the app switcher pane, I can see a faint outline of the camera shutter button. This is really peeing me off.

    Does anyone have the same problem with their iPhone X?

    I know image retention is normal when a static image is displayed for a while but from my experience, it happens when the device is of old age.

    I did go to a genius appointment but the staff basically told me that it’s normally and I should ignore it. I’m thinking if I should book another one and stand harder this time.

    Thanks everyone
     
  2. Newtons Apple macrumors Core

    Newtons Apple

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    Jacksonville, Florida
    #2
    Sometimes the image retention is just temporary. Hope so.
     
  3. now i see it macrumors 68030

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    Jan 2, 2002
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    If a manufacturer creates something with intrinsic faults, (OLED image retention) and every device exhibits it, then they can call that "normal" even though the underlying technology is flawed. You lose.
     

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