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

Some Retina iPad minis are experiencing burn-in issues.

@anthony256
Published Sun, Nov 17 2013 3:29 AM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

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 | TweakTown.com

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 SOURCE:electronista.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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