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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by emelyayala, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. emelyayala

    emelyayala Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Ok, i dont know if anyone has notice a circle on the top left corner of the HTC droid eris, it kinda looks like a camera lens or something...does anyone know what it is for sure?
     


  2. Hanwei

    Hanwei Lurker

    It's a light sensor. So when you're on a phone call and you put the phone up to your ear... (no longer senses light)... it shuts the screen off so your face can't mistakenly activate any buttons while you're on the call. Then when you move the phone away from your ear... (senses light)... it will turn the screen back on so you can end the call, etc.
     
  3. dusthead

    dusthead Member

    thats the big "bell/whistle" they call the "proximity sensor" ooo0000oooo ahhhHHHhhhh
     
  4. slide13

    slide13 Newbie

    it is also what reads the ambient light level for the auto brightness setting. If you are in a bright room sometime put your finger over it and you can watch the screen go dimmer.
     
  5. emelyayala

    emelyayala Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Ohhhh! Lol thanx! It was really bugging me not knowing...
     
  6. Hex357

    Hex357 Lurker

    yeah read your instruction manual.
     

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The HTC Droid Eris release date was November 2009. Features and Specs include a 3.2" inch screen, 5MP camera, 288GB RAM, MSM7600 processor, and 1300mAh battery.

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