iPhone 5 Flashlight Issue with iOS10

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macrumors 68030
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Just upgraded my old iPhone 5 with iOS10 and noticed that now it's not a bright bluish light anymore, it's more yellowish now. Not sure I like that.
 

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macrumors 68030
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I'm just saying that iOS10 has changed the color and brightness of the flashlight app on my iPhone 5 from a bright bluish color to a dim yellowish color.
 

C DM

macrumors Sandy Bridge
Oct 17, 2011
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It certainly doesn't change the hue though.
But at the same time it is software controlling hardware on the level of changing how the light is emitted from the LED flash.
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I'm just saying that iOS10 has changed the color and brightness of the flashlight app on my iPhone 5 from a bright bluish color to a dim yellowish color.
Does the flash work properly otherwise?
 

Resist

macrumors 68030
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Yes, I am using the native flashlight app. All I know is that the light was much brighter before upgrading to iOS10. I'm sure Apple tweaked the software so it gives a more natural looking picture with the flash, which is actually a dimmer light.
 

Applejuiced

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Apr 16, 2008
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At the iPhone hacks section.
I never heard of such thing and I highly doubt that is the case but whatever you say :D
Maybe its all in your head or an issue with your particular LED light. Try to compare to other same model devices on ios 10.
 

Shirasaki

macrumors G4
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Yes, I am using the native flashlight app. All I know is that the light was much brighter before upgrading to iOS10. I'm sure Apple tweaked the software so it gives a more natural looking picture with the flash, which is actually a dimmer light.
However this results into bad flashlight performance in very low light. I took the same photo with someone using iPhone 6. His picture looked way better than mine in terms of flashlight brightness. That is, his photo could see what is what while mine was a blurry yet seriously unclear image.
 
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