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Samsung Galaxy S5 owners with camera bug must replace their phone

0. phoneArena 26 Apr 2014, 12:17 posted on

The other day, we told you about a strange problem that is affecting some of Verizon's customers toting the Samsung Galaxy S5. When trying to use the camera on the device, a notice pops up saying "Warning: Camera Failed." We have seen this also happen on the Samsung Galaxy S III and Samsung Galaxy S4. We're not sure what Samsung and Verizon will offer for the older models, but for the Galaxy S5, Verizon wants those seeing such a message to contact Verizon...

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posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:21 33

1. power_x (Posts: 264; Member since: 28 Aug 2013)


Samsung launches ad that makes fun at iPhone camera , saying that the S5 camera is the best
Camera already fails , coincidence ? iThink not

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:26 8

2. Sauce (unregistered)


!LOL!

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 16:48 6

65. Dude2014 (Posts: 443; Member since: 12 Feb 2014)


For all of you
http://www.getalife.com

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 19:18 11

69. Sauce (unregistered)


Someone is a bit mad lololololololol.

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:27 38

3. maherk (Posts: 4074; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


At least Samsung and Verizon addressed the issue and are willing to even replace the phone. Where as Apple's response to the purple glare that was affecting the iPhone 5 was to ask people not to point the phone towards the sun or any bright light, I am not gonna mention the antenna problems with the iP4.

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:29 13

4. Sauce (unregistered)


Looks like you aren't the one addressing this issue lol. Way to go off topic and bring up not only false facts, but Apple. LOL. Why must EVERYONE always bring up APPLE? So many people feel so threatened/jealous of them lol. Poor kids =/

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:33 23

6. maherk (Posts: 4074; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


I didn't see you complaining about the isheep in the 1st comment, it was him who brought Apple to a Samsung's article. And flase facts? Lol

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:37 11

10. Sauce (unregistered)


Because he pointe out irony, it makes him an "iSheep"???!!!

LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL. If anyone is any type of that so called animal, it is you my friend.

Apple to a Samsung article? Apple is in SAMSUNGs advertisement. Another reason why being the best is great. Publicity from both sides :D

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:43 32

14. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Why are you trolling?

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:45 2

15. Sauce (unregistered)


This isn't trolling. Lol.

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 14:13 21

42. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Oh but it is.

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 15:12 2

61. Sauce (unregistered)


Whoever believe this is trolling
1) must be a vert sensitive person
2) hasn't seen me troll before

posted on 27 Apr 2014, 02:00 2

95. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3109; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


I have rarely seen you post and it just so happens you blow up on a Samsung product issue article, so yea I am pretty sure you are trolling since you are getting way too much joy out of this news.

posted on 27 Apr 2014, 01:17 1

92. rd_nest (Posts: 1607; Member since: 06 Jun 2010)


Don't be a moron.

posted on 27 Apr 2014, 01:59 4

94. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3109; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


Dude, you are trolling and a in denial one at that.

You completely ignore the fact Samsung/Verizon is addressing the issue and giving customers replacement phones.

Apple wouldn't do that, they just simply denied any issue and told people they were holding the phone incorrectly and told them to put a case over it.

Sorry but I consider not being able to make phone calls a much more serious issue than a camera problem.

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 14:07 3

37. darkkjedii (Posts: 22160; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Sauce you're killing him dude, lighten up on em. Seriously though, this is bad bro. Hopefully they get new units ASAP.

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 14:27 14

52. willard12 (Posts: 1729; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)


If the problem is limited to 1 carrier amongst 100s of carriers throughout the globe.....I'm going to go out on a limb and say the carrier is the issue. You are just diverting attention from the factual correctness of the Samsung ad.

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:34 9

8. maherk (Posts: 4074; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


https://www.google.com/search?hl=en-US&ie=UTF-8&source=android-browser&q=iphone+5+purple+flare

Here is the facts kiddo

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:40 7

11. Napalm_3nema (Posts: 2228; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)


The "facts" are skewed. Even DSLRs produce lens flares, and so do ALL smartphones.

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:46 13

16. maherk (Posts: 4074; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


http://cdn.itproportal.com/photos/purple-flare-itpp_contentfullwidth.jpg
Here is a picture shot by the 4S and iP5, and no dslrs don't give you this kinda purple flare, we do have eyes buddy

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:51 1

19. Sauce (unregistered)


Isn't it great that almost every Samsung article turns out to be an Apple article? You guys do quite a doozie on yourselves lololol.

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:55 19

20. maherk (Posts: 4074; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


Says the guy that brings Apple to every Android article (sadly not just Samsung articles). Hypocrite fanboy.

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 13:00 1

23. Sauce (unregistered)


Where did —> I

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 14:11 2

40. darkkjedii (Posts: 22160; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Bro, this does not change the fact that several s5's are having a major issue with its most highly touted feature. We've all seen the purple flare stuff, so no need to post the link. The timing of that commercial, which I really liked is kinda backfiring now. Hope it's gets fixed quick. Stop the flame war dude.

posted on 27 Apr 2014, 04:35

96. zebraman (Posts: 12; Member since: 11 Sep 2013)


i have 8 friends with galaxy s5's and none of them have had any problems with our s5's we are in australia must be a US version network problem

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 14:14 4

46. Ninetysix (Posts: 2462; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


http://blog.gsmarena.com/nexus-4-camera-exhibits-purple-tint-just-like-pretty-much-any-other-camera/

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 23:14 1

84. jroc74 (Posts: 6015; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


Only problem with this and the iPhone issue....is damn near every other phone....doesn't have the purple flare issue.

So either sites are taking pictures wrong...or the iPhone 4 and the Nexus 4 are doing it wrong.

Cmon....thats common sense. No matter how many camera experts weighed in on it. If its due to hardware, type of lenses....that doesn't make it right, ok or normal.

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:46 3

17. Sauce (unregistered)


It's claimed that sapphire lens produce purple lens flare (like the stuff you see in a lot of action movies, video promos, world release event videos, [LOL] ).

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 12:55 14

21. Retro-touch (Posts: 273; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)


I remember a famous comment by I think Steve Jobs where he told people "you're holding it wrong" in response to the antenna issues iPhone owners were having, f'ing classic. That's how you deal with customer complaints/issues

posted on 26 Apr 2014, 13:00 4

24. Sauce (unregistered)


He's dead and still trolls people like you LOL

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