Here’s Why There’s A Tiny Hole Next To Your iPhone Camera.

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When the iPhone 5 was released, it came with a new tiny detail.

Buying an iPhone means you are treating yourself to a piece of technology where every single feature has been meticulously thought-out. Nothing in the handy smartphone is by chance. And just when you think you have figured out every nook and cranny in the phone, there is a small component most of us have not noticed.

When the iPhone 5 was introduced, a small but important element came with the newest release. It may seem irrelevant at first glance but a small hole at the top of the case on the back of the phone plays an important role.

Most users assume the tiny circle is a reset button. However, there is nothing to push and even if you touch it, nothing happens. If you love the sound quality you get from your cool phone, you can thank that tiny little addition because it's a microphone. But this mic is not there accidentally, it has a very specific function.

The hole is right in the middle, between the lens and the flash.