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iPad 2 Backlight Leaks Continue To Plague Users

by on March 22nd, 2011

Apple’s support forums indicate that the iPad 2 backlight problems that plagued users during the launch weekend have not let up. Multiple users still report that their iPad 2 is encountering backlight leaks against darker backgrounds.

As seen in the image below, affected devices show extra light bleeding into the display from the outside edges. The problem is very sporadic and different users report different degrees of light leaks in various places. Other users report replacement iPad 2 devices also being affected.

To make things worse, stock in the USA (and eventually in Canada) has been very difficult to find, with almost all retailers completely sold out. This could mean that Apple Stores may have difficulty replacing a defective iPad. Even online, Apple quotes 4-5 weeks shipping for new iPad 2 orders.

Out of frustration, some users have simply returned the device and opted to wait until iPad 2 availability and quality control have improved.

If you own an iPad 2, have you (or someone you know) had backlight leak problems?


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