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Fusionskies

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Apr 30, 2015
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Hi all, got my iPhone XS the other day and I am loving it, but I was cleaning my phone last night and noticed this.

What exactly is it? I've never seen it before on any iPhone in the past, I thought the proximity sensor was the whole bar above the speaker, but this seems separate?

Not saying there's anything wrong with my phone, just curious. Coming from an iPhone 8, its just a little black dot, but I do understand there are more sensors in the X.

Cheers.
 

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Diorama

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I can’t test mine until I get home and can shine a bright LED at it.
Maybe a proximity sensor requires a transmitter and a sensor?
 

Fusionskies

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Apr 30, 2015
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What the heck is all that stuff on your iPhone, around the perimeter?

I would worry more about that!

That's my case, I picked it up at the Apple store.

It's an otterbox keep it colourful, it has some paint splashes on it as part of the design haha.
 
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