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Some Galaxy S6 owners are seeing a purple speck on photos taken with the front-facing camera
The new Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge handsets have certainly made a good impression on many folks out there. Along with a premium build and revamped software, these two handsets arguably feature two of the best cameras available on a smartphone to date. However, it looks like for some users, the experience the camera brings to the table is far from perfect. According to a recent thread on Reddit, some Galaxy S6 owners are seeing a purple speck on all photos taken with the front-facing camera. It’s not exactly clear why this is happening, though the thread lists numerous people who have had similar issues.
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The first user in the thread reported that the purple speck began showing up out of the blue since they have photos taken with the same camera from a few weeks prior. And so far, no one has been able to find out whether this defect is due to a software or hardware issue.
Some users who experienced the same problem claim that the issue can be fixed by switching the front-facing camera’s resolution to 3.8MP from the standard 5MP resolution. While that may be true, if you experience the problem with your handset, either Samsung or your mobile provider will be happy to send you a new device in exchange for the defective unit.
If you’re interested, more examples can be found at the Reddit link below. Have you experienced this issue with your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge? If so, be sure to let us know in the comment section below.