iPhone 7 screen brightness

Alfieg

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Looking at my iPhone 7 next to My 6S the 7 is at least 25% dimmer. That's the opposite of what was advertised. I hope it's software!!!
 
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bmac4

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Looking at my iPhone 7 next to My 6S the 7 is at least 25% dimmer. That's the opposite of what was advertised. I hope it's software!!!
Agreed. I just did a hard reset and it's still darker. I thought it was suppose to be brighter. Not liking this.
 

AppleRobert

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No problem with my 7. Super bright when cranked to the max, I am going to keep it at about 60% for now.
 

Alfieg

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Don't suppose the bottom of your screen is slightly darker or has a mild yellow tint? Maybe we are part of a bad batch...
 

bmac4

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Don't suppose the bottom of your screen is slightly darker or has a mild yellow tint? Maybe we are part of a bad batch...
My display is a much warmer color then my 6s, but I don't see yellow really. How about you?
 

Alfieg

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Yellow compared to 6S, brown towards the bottom. Generally doesn't go bright enough and a lot darker than 6S. Given it's supposed to be brighter I should return it but no stock...
 

bmac4

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Yellow compared to 6S, brown towards the bottom. Generally doesn't go bright enough and a lot darker than 6S. Given it's supposed to be brighter I should return it but no stock...
Yeah that is what I am afraid of. I have a jet black and I know they aren't going to have any of those.
 

jsmith189

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Yellow compared to 6S, brown towards the bottom. Generally doesn't go bright enough and a lot darker than 6S. Given it's supposed to be brighter I should return it but no stock...
Yeah a few people (including myself) have been having this problem. I think the screen is starting to normalise though - when I first turned it on it was the whole screen, now it's slowly starting to fade into normal. Give it a week or two and see if that helps, if not ask Apple for a replacement (not that we have much of a choice, given their current stock). I called my local store earlier and he said they don't even have any replacement stock in at the moment.
 

bmac4

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Yeah a few people (including myself) have been having this problem. I think the screen is starting to normalise though - when I first turned it on it was the whole screen, now it's slowly starting to fade into normal. Give it a week or two and see if that helps, if not ask Apple for a replacement (not that we have much of a choice, given their current stock). I called my local store earlier and he said they don't even have any replacement stock in at the moment.
Which color do you have?
 

bmac4

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Not the display?

Mine now gets brighter, but now as bright as my 6s. Seems more of the display
 
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