Some iPhone 7 Plus users report camera issues, units are eventually being repaired or replaced

Some iPhone 7 Plus users are reporting blank screens when they open the camera app, or all photos go green and purple. Sometimes the app just issues a false heat warning and shuts down, even though the iPhone doesn't feel too warm. The speculations are that there is a problem with a tiny flex cable inside the phone that moves data, which might have resulted in faulty thermal register lines, hence the emergency heat warning...
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24. ctdog4748

Posts: 797; Member since: Mar 05, 2016

MAJOR EYE ROLL, ok once again; since you claim Apple didn't do anything except make "modifications to an existing CPU" to make the A10 chip, and I proved to you that Apple did indeed start from scratch (since, well, you'd need to, in order to get better performance from the ALU section of the processor, but you knew that, didn't you?) then please tell me EXACTLY what modifications Apple would have made to an EXISTING chipset to get the performance gains. Seriously, please explain. And once again, no rote copying, because believe me when I say, I'll know.

25. ctdog4748

Posts: 797; Member since: Mar 05, 2016

Oh and I'll dumb it down for you; think of using a microscope, and switching the objective from 1X to 2X-that's not zoom? Seriously? Does a "real" microscope go from 1X to 1.1X or whatever figure you believe is the increment between whole number magnification/zoom?

30. tedkord

Posts: 17135; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Using existing methods, they modified the design of an ARM reference unit. Pretty much everything you say is dumbed down, though not intentionally. You lost. Move on.

34. ctdog4748

Posts: 797; Member since: Mar 05, 2016

Unfortunately for you, there is no winning or losing in these situations. There is just people like you, pretending to understand a subject, then getting flippant when called to task, and looking very foolish. It'd be cruel of me to continue pressing you, when it's profoundly obvious you are way out of your league. Enjoy yourself.

41. tedkord

Posts: 17135; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Actually, this is about people like you, who make an assertion which they can't back up (because it isn't true), but can't admit it. Move on.

35. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Dude you are a fool. The optical zoom on the iPhone 7 is "FIXED" true optical zoom allows you to stand anywhere and the camera will adjust the distance of the lens itself to give you whatever zoom you nee based on its own capability and take the picture correctly. You are here callign someone stupid, who knows exactly what they are talkign about, and you are wrong. Have you nto use a DSLR? Many of them have lenses that move back and forth. You can hear the motors trun to adjust the lens so that it gets the most optimal position based on where you are standing vs where the oject you are takign is vs the actual distance from it. YOU CAN NOT DO THIS WITH A LENS WITH A FIXED FOCAL POINT. A camera with true optical lens mimic what your eyes do to adjust for distance. YOU ARE A FOOL CT"DOG". Just shut-up already!

36. ctdog4748

Posts: 797; Member since: Mar 05, 2016

Listen old man, don't even try to insert yourself here as an expert on optics, because while it's not my field, I can pretty much guarantee I know a lot more on the subject than you. Then again I know a lot more on the subject of semiconductor design than tedkord, because that is my field, but he doesn't let a little thing called facts get in his way, and I suspect you're pretty much of the same mold.

38. AlikMalix unregistered

Ted, that you're completely correct on that. Either way, (in my opinion, of course) for everything dual lenses been used for, 2x optical is the best use so far instead of the panorama shots on LGG5 for example. I'm also very satisfied with portrait mode. I used other apps before and anything close to apples version was doing it manually in pixelmator app. If you zoom in - here's still a few details to be worked out, but the speed of getting that result (in real time) is so, SO much better than doing it post processing after your take the shot and use an app.

20. SailfishOS

Posts: 108; Member since: Nov 06, 2016

Well what did you expect from an overpriced 2014 specced phone? Processors cant even handle a 12mp camera lmaooooo

22. ctdog4748

Posts: 797; Member since: Mar 05, 2016

What is a "specced phone"? I won't even bother to ask you about your processors comment, since I already know you won't have a cognizant answer.

32. 0kax0el0

Posts: 238; Member since: Nov 15, 2012

"It just works" I'm not an Apple hater, but your first paragraph, making excuses for why the iPhone is having problems... it wasn't needed, feels like your apologising ahead for a problem, that either isn't that big to need an apology or is big enough that can't be apologised.
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