iPhone 45 poor picture quality

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  1. YoyoJazz, Oct 16, 2011
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    YoyoJazz macrumors newbie

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    Hi there,

    I have an iphone 4s and was looking forward to using the improved camera.

    I tried to take some pictures but couldnt help notcing distinct banding on normal pictures and on zooming.

    I thought this may be becuase of the iphone screen but noticed it was the same when uploaded to a PC.

    Anyone else have this kind of quality or can tell me if this is normal.


    The pictures taken are with the camera at full zoom but the lines are still very apparent but finer on a "unzoomed" images.

    ANd no these pictures were not taken of my TV or monitor but rather my coke can infront of me and my mug!
     

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  2. HiRez macrumors 603

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    Dunno, I'm definitely not seeing that on my 4S pics (even zoomed in). Maybe it has something to do with the refresh frequency of the light source(s) there interacting with the scanning frequency of the iPhone photosensor? Try taking an outdoor pic with no artificial light sources and see what happens.
     
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  4. Jman13 macrumors 68000

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    Yeah, that does not look normal. I have seen nothing even approaching anything like that with my 4S, even in very low light. It doesn't look like light cycle banding either. I'm a photographer, and I've definitely encountered that before. This looks like something wrong with the sensor.
     
  5. YoyoJazz thread starter macrumors newbie

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    iPhone 4s PIcture Quality

    Thank you so much JMan.

    I will contact O2 with an email and hopefully they can resolve it.

    Cheers again

    yoyojazz
     
  6. Gage macrumors regular

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    I heard Apple was trying to get Billy Dee Williams for the commercials.
    The iphone45 "It works every time"
     
  7. Titanium81 macrumors 6502a

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    WOW an iPhone 45! That's insane!

    Your 41 versions ahead of the rest of us.
     
  8. sweetbrat macrumors 65816

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    I haven't used the zoom on mine yet, but regular photos are very crisp and clear; nothing like you're seeing. I hope they can find out what's wrong with yours and get it fixed, because what you're seeing is definitely not right.
     
  9. takeshi74 macrumors 601

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    What lighting conditions are you shooting in? Do you see this in sunlight?
     
  10. YoyoJazz thread starter macrumors newbie

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    HI takeshi these images are shot in the evening in my living room they appear with and without flash. I think Jman is right the image sensor must be knackered. None of these shots were shot in low light .

    Just my luck really now i need to contact O2 to resolve for me :(

    Cheers guys

    yoyoJazz

    Sorry with the iphone 45 typo .. :)
     
  11. gloss macrumors 601

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    By most standards, a living room at evening time would be considered a low light environment.

    Also, come on, it's a digital zoom.

    (That said, still seems funky. I'd get it looked at.)
     
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  13. JasonHB macrumors regular

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    I would not bother talking to O2 as all hardware issues are handled by the Apple stores.

    Make a Genius bar appointment and I am pretty sure that they will just swap the phone for a new one.

    Jason
     
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