What's the red dot for?

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  1. davidjordan2345

    davidjordan2345 New Member

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    If you lokk closely there is a red dot on the top of the iPod Touch. Does anyone know what that is for? I was just lookin up some cases for the Ipod Touch 2g and I saw ones that had an opening in that exact spot. I just want to know what's it's for.
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    Its a light sensor. Its for the automatic brightness feature.
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    fear_2670 Banned

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    I had never noticed this before, but the hole in the case left me confused, i'll check out and see if i can see something.
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    Red is a bit of an exaggeration its just a lighter shade of black which can only be seen in certain light
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    TRUE, i saw the thread read "red" and when i saw that on my iPod, i was sure it isn't red, more like black.
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    More like brown even; especially in a camera flash with a clean smudge free screen.
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    for the automatic brightness feature
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    Ambient light sensor
  9. davidjordan2345

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    thanks guys for letting me know what the dot was...now i know that it's a light sensor for the automatic brightness...and also thanx for letting me know what color it really was...i just always thought it looked red
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    Cant find that dot on the top left over the lcd screen and somehow the screenlight doesnt change when i turn off the lights im my room and my ambient light sensor is tunred on

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    I know that its hard to see, and i tried different angles on different lights to see it

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