Maybe a little defect in my apple watch

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by MarcoCapa, Jul 6, 2015.

  1. MarcoCapa macrumors regular

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    Hello
    I have recently bought an apple watch and i have seen today a small gab between the upper bezel and the screen...
    If i watch the screen under the sun i can see a reflecting tiny part in the upper left corner (between screen and black bezel)
    It is a problem or is normal?
    Later I will post some pics
     
  2. stevenbeerbaum macrumors newbie

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    I can confirm this on my AppleWatch. There is a silver line noticeable in the upper left corner.
    Don't know what it is. Maybe some kind of Sensor?
     
  3. MarcoCapa thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thank you Sir!
    I suppose that this is a first generation flaw ( I suspect a screen connector but only my cent on the argument)
     
  4. Brian Sweeney macrumors newbie

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    I believe these are marks cause by opening up units that had faulty haptic engines in them.

    I have seen it on the only two watches I've viewed. First one had 3 almost pin marks equidistant apart.

    The one I own HD about the same width in a different place but a solid gap.
     
  5. BBB.78, Jul 21, 2015
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    BBB.78 macrumors newbie

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    Hi, same issue here.. im seeing a small reflecting unit in upper left corner which is about 1 cm long. Is this an issue to change device for a new one or has any device this? Aw sport black 42mm.. Thanks in advance
     
  6. BBB.78 macrumors newbie

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    Hi can please some more owners check the watch under bright light and check for the upper left corner if there is a approx 1cm reflecting line visible?? Thanks
     
  7. NovemberWhiskey macrumors 68030

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    You are lucky if you only have a small amount. I have gotten watches where it is all around. I am not sure if it is adhesive, or if it is a jaggedly cut sapphire glass.

    I have seen this on EVERY watch I have had (and I have been through a lot). Only one unit had it in one spot at about 1-2cm which was barely noticeable.
     
  8. Fber822 macrumors newbie

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  9. Arran macrumors 68040

    Arran

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    Nothing here. 38mm silver sport. Purchased months ago.
     
  10. IllusionEntity macrumors 6502

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    I have this problem. SS 42mm. Gap between top of case and sapphire. This is my third Apple Watch and my original and my replacements have all be utter crud. Crap between OLED and sapphire and gaps around the sapphire. Simply not good enough for a £859 watch.
     

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