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Kindle Fire- Sensor (?) on upper left corner, what is this?


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In reply to an earlier post on May 8, 2012 4:16:01 PM PDT
Awesome-

In reply to an earlier post on May 8, 2012 4:26:53 PM PDT
I found it after I wiped my kid's fingerprints off. Interesting!

In reply to an earlier post on May 24, 2012 5:11:13 AM PDT
daviepw says:
Ya it was a sensor for auto brightness

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 30, 2012 2:55:23 PM PDT
elle branton says:
What do u mean

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 30, 2012 2:56:31 PM PDT
It's called a joke. People are now joking about the camera threads because the question of "is there a camera?" has been asked 9034785907834589340589 times, and nobody bothers to read any of the responses. So now all the threads are full of jokes.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 30, 2012 2:58:44 PM PDT
elle branton says:
Hi if you look very closly to it in the middle you can see that it looks like
it has a cam

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 30, 2012 2:59:23 PM PDT
Yes, we know. There are 8 pages of this thread. Try reading some of them before responding to any more posts.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 30, 2012 3:26:45 PM PDT
yes, if you look closely, if looks like it could be a camera.
it's not.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 30, 2012 4:05:24 PM PDT
D. P. Wright says:
Maybe the next generation will have a cam. Yup, I went there, couldn't resist...

Posted on Sep 15, 2012 4:54:49 AM PDT
It is a light sensor. When I first turned my kindle on it kept on changing the brightness. But when I updated to 6.1it never worked again.

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 7:20:00 PM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Dec 27, 2012 5:25:11 PM PST
Cory Jenson says:
There is a sensor on mine, but I don't see one on my dads. You could be right

Posted on Dec 27, 2012 5:28:45 PM PST
The thread that never ends.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 27, 2012 5:33:15 PM PST
Indeed! Warmest wishes this season, Old Rocker! May you and yours have a joyous new year. :)

Posted on Jan 2, 2013 1:19:14 PM PST
some one says:
Well I noticed that in some light ( and when you get it in a certain position) and look at it there is something shiny in there!

Posted on Jan 18, 2013 1:26:55 PM PST
how do I set up the auto wake on my fire hd when I have a cover with a magnetic strip

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 18, 2013 2:07:25 PM PST
try asking your question in a new thread of its own instead of hopping onto this zombie with an un-related question.

Posted on Feb 10, 2013 1:57:48 PM PST
Luis Cabral says:
That would be cool a spy camera and people saw everyone whith a fire. I also want a camera

Posted on Feb 10, 2013 2:01:37 PM PST
Sigh

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 23, 2013 1:33:07 PM PDT
B$$$ says:
Yep, it's a spy camera I'm flipping mine the twirly bird right now for burying the comma five or more key strokes. swipes deep androids silent war against grammar.

Posted on Mar 28, 2013 7:28:44 PM PDT
Donna Jones says:
I bought a case for my kindle fire and it had a little round cut out for the thing everybody is talking about in the upper left corner.

Posted on Jul 19, 2014 7:37:48 AM PDT
Mike H. says:
You guys think that little thing in the top left corner might be a camera and they just haven't updated the ware to support it yet?
Has anyone discussed this probability yet?

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 19, 2014 7:50:39 AM PDT
**Meya** says:
This thread was started 3 years ago. The very first Fire did not have a camera. The thing in the corner was a light sensor, which was disabled because the auto-brightness didn't work well.

The current Fire HD also has no camera.
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