“Normally the sensor detects when an iPhone is next to a person’s face, and shuts off the touchscreen to prevent people from accidentally tapping onscreen buttons,” MacNN explains. “In some cases the sensor is failing, potentially leading to interrupted calls.”
MacNN reports, “Apple is currently working on iOS 4.1, which could be released as soon as this week to support new iPods.”
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MacDailyNews Take: We’ve been using 4.1 beta since the first release and we see no proximity sensor issues on our iPhone 4 units. Of course, we didn’t see any proximity sensor issues before moving to 4.1 beta, so fat lot of good we are on this one. Are you having issues with your iPhone 4’s proximity sensor?