Technology content trusted in North America and globally since 1999
7,519 Reviews & Articles | 55,379 News Posts

Burn-in problems plague some of the new Retina iPad minis

Some Retina iPad minis are experiencing burn-in issues
By: Anthony Garreffa | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Nov 17, 2013 9:29 am
Comment () | Email to a Friend | Font Size: AA

We know that the Retina iPad mini was delayed, but we don't really know why, but maybe now we do: screen burn-in issues. Instapaper founder, Marco Arment, and some of his followers on Twitter may have just found out why.

 

burn_in_problems_plague_some_of_the_new_retina_ipad_minis_07

 

Arment used a test for the problem, based on something he created for the MacBook Pro, which involves switching from a black and white checkerboard image, to a grey one. In the second image, some people are reporting faint, but very noticeable traces of the checkerboard. If you're experiencing these issues, let us know, and firstly - get your iPad mini replaced, stat!

NEWS SOURCES:Electronista.com

Related Tags

loading