What is this speck on iPhone 5 camera?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by tweyd02, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. tweyd02 macrumors newbie

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    I've done some googling on this and have seen varied responses...dust, a chip in the glass, etc. I can't see anything with the naked eye. Thoughts?
     

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  2. Autobahn macrumors newbie

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    The purple specks are dust. I had 3 or 4 of them... some of them big enough to see through the glass lens. They were ruining my photos and vids the last few months I had my iPhone 5. Genius bar appt didn't result in a replacement or fix. I ended up getting an iPhone 6 and all is well again.
     
  3. tweyd02 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks, kinda what I figured, wishing there was a way to dislodge it. I just picked up my wife's iPhone 6 today and she's selling her 5. The buyer doesn't care, but still would have like to fix it...
     
  4. quickcalibre macrumors regular

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    Saw this a while back.

    Seems easy to do.

     

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