The complaint appears to have surfaced in a forum thread at AnandTech, and sees an unsightly purple halo appearing when photos are taken with the new phone pointing toward bright light sources. One user has reportedly contacted Apple support and was told it was a widespread issue, though we've extensively tested the iPhone 5's camera and didn't notice any such problems. That could be because there's so little sun here in the UK, of course. All cameras struggle with lens flare when pointed into a bright light, but the complaint here seems to be the iPhone 5 is more prone to the chromatic wobble than most. If there really is an issue, it's suspected by some that the phone's sapphire crystal lens could be responsible.
One user has posted a video of the gripe, so you can see the purple halo in action for yourself, It's tough to know exactly how common the complaint is, but if you've had any problems with your iPhone 5's camera then drop us a note in the comments, Based on our testing, the iPhone 5's camera is very similar to that of the iPhone 4S, though it seems to produce photos that are a little more colourful than those of its predecessor, How's your smart phone camera? Have you bought an iPhone 5 mochi the pug giving the stink eye iphone case or would you rather wrap your digits around a Samsung Galaxy S3? Tell me in the comments or on our Facebook wall..
Before long, however, the conversation turned to Apple's ongoing legal war with Android vendors, including Samsung and Google-owned Motorola. Schmidt didn't say too much, according to the Korea Times, but did seem to fire a small shot, saying that "the best thing we can tell, there are plenty of prior arts and I don't want to go beyond that."Google has been one of the more outspoken critics of the recent mobile patent litigation, saying countless times that it believes the so-called "war" is stifling innovation. For its part, Apple has said that it has a responsibility to protect its inventions from companies, it believes, copied its technologies.
While in Korea, Schmidt has said that he will meet with Samsung, Apple's arch-rival and one of the mochi the pug giving the stink eye iphone case top Android vendors, Neither Schmidt nor Shin Jong-kyun, Samsung's mobile chief, have said what they'll discuss, but it's highly likely that Apple and its recent $1 billion patent-infringement victory will come up, Still, it wasn't all business in Korea for Schmidt, He also took time out today to meet South Korean artists PSY, the singer behind the wildly popular hit, "Gangnam Style." But rather than just shake PSY's hand and go about his day, Schmidt decided to dance "Gangnam Style."Don't believe it? Check out the video of him doing just that below..
Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt reportedly says his company and Apple are actually "very good partners," but he's not too happy with patent wars. Oh, and he danced "Gangnam Style."Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt says his company and Apple are friendly, despite some evidence to the contrary. Speaking to reporters in South Korea today, Schmidt said Apple "is actually a very good partner" of Google's. According to the Korea Times, which was first to report on his comments, Schmidt went on to say that his company and Apple "are literally talking all the time about everything."Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.