iPhone 5 camera users reporting purple halo on certain photos
The iPhone 5.
A purple halo seems to be the latest glitch affecting some iPhone 5 owners.
Detailed by forum users at tech review site AnandTech, the flaw reportedly occurs on photographs if you aim your iPhone 5 camera toward a bright light source such as the sun or an incandescent light. If you then move the camera so the light source is off screen, a purple halo effect can be seen through the camera. That effect also shows up on any pictures that are taken.
One poster displayed separate photos with an artificial light source and with the sun off screen, and the purple…