Does the iPhone 5 suffer from light leakage?

Oh dear, after the reports of some iPhone 5 devices arriving with scratches on the metal framing and back out of the box (bonus feature?), it looks like some owners of the white version are now experiencing a little bit of light leakage from the top end of their brand new smartphones...
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103 Comments

76. iphone4me

Posts: 35; Member since: Sep 09, 2012

LOL, That's a good one!;-))

8. henrickrw

Posts: 408; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

OK.. All the Apple Fanboys says that the S3 S2 & Note are made of cheap plastic. I'd rather my cheap plastic that this out of the box scratches...LOL

14. StephenGalop

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Don't forget, cheap plastic suffer broken defects too..http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFQ14_8XDqQ

9. Apple_Royally_

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

please stop hating and bashing Apple. its not good for your own health. please get over it . jeliousy is a self destruction to upon its own self. Apple has said it they will be fixing this. Thankyou Apple.

16. StephenGalop

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Yes, your royal highness.. MY FOOT

33. Apple_Royally_

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

All posts on ranting and taking the Liberty. Almost none of the issue which are unqualified to comment on anyways since never owining and jeliousy. its not sour Apple. its sour grapes. sour grapes on all your part. that is. Dumbest anti Apple rant.

62. androiddownsouth

Posts: 598; Member since: May 02, 2012

Could you please repeat that in engrish?

95. StephenGalop

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

pwned

97. dragonstkdgirl

Posts: 144; Member since: Apr 07, 2012

LMFAO^

21. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

lol The iPhone 5 is so thin that I use it to cut my bread every morning. Thankyou Apple.

35. NexusKoolaid

Posts: 493; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

Sure, they'll be fixing this, which will be great for people thinking about buying one, but what would this 'fix' do for people who already have scratched or light-leaky phones?

36. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"...but what would this 'fix' do for people who already have scratched or light-leaky phones?" And latest news says that Apple sells 5 million iPhone 5 units during opening weekend.

89. nicholassss

Posts: 368; Member since: May 10, 2012

An yet I've seen 1 out in the wild, I wonder if they really sold as well as apple is saying. Most iFans I know didnt see the point of going from the 4s to the 5 in the first place, now the scratches and light leaking. I dunno man, sounds kinda bogus to me.

47. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

" Apple has said it they will be fixing this." Curious since the article said no word from apple on the matter. Did you read that somewhere else, and if so could you provide a link?

48. StephenGalop

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

" Apple has said it they will be fixing this." Typical comment from a mindless Apple fan LOL

53. Apple_Royally_

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

Speak wisely, without ill-tounge!

52. Apple_Royally_

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

Apple has told us "Exclusively" yet others have no conformation.

58. StephenGalop

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

"Apple has told us..." "Apple will change the world..." "Next iPhone will exterminate all other phones..." "Mac is the best computer in the world".. Sounds familiar? Yes.. the typical I-sheep

60. Apple_Royally_

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

Like that, well said, except last paragraph! "

98. dragonstkdgirl

Posts: 144; Member since: Apr 07, 2012

All I hear now from them is "BAAAAA".... makes it much easier to sift through the comments. ;-D

74. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1776; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

please stop "praising" and "glorifying" Apple. its not good for your own health. please get over it . "elitism" is a self destruction to upon its own self. Apple has said it they will be "fixing" this. Thankyou Apple.

11. WilliamJE

Posts: 5; Member since: Jul 03, 2012

I just checked our Demo model and it leaks in the same spot. This thing is becoming more and more of a joke. I'll keep my S3..

13. Ragnarockd

Posts: 47; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

Talking about apple's build quality issues,a guy(ifan) went racial againt android users..... http://blog.gsmarena.com/was-apple-aware-of-the-iphone-5-build-quality-issues/

69. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Are you talking about the Muslim comment? Not to be a wise ass, but Muslim isn't a race, it's a religion. That doesn't make the comments any less reprehensible or stupid....

70. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Or, rather, Islam is a religion. Muslim is a practitioner. I'm a dope...

15. superguy

Posts: 453; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

And iSheep will still claim it's the best thing since sliced bread.

20. chkee89

Posts: 10; Member since: Jun 25, 2012

the worst iphone ever?!

22. StephenGalop

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Bingo

28. Aeires unregistered

I disagree, that would be the 4 model. When you buy a cell phone and it can't make calls, it's the worse model ever.

24. ph00ny

Posts: 2031; Member since: May 26, 2011

Damn i was only kidding about about apple getting hit from LG sourced display with backlight leaking...

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