Patent Number: 8,872,431

Title: Dual light sensors on a portable electronic device

Abstract: A portable electronic device capable of assuming an open configuration and a closed configuration comprises a primary light sensor and a secondary light sensor. When the portable electronic device is in the open configuration, a light sensor signal is selected from the primary light sensor, and when the portable electronic device is in the closed configuration, a light sensor signal is selected from the secondary light sensor.

Inventors: Malo; Eric Gary (Waterloo, CA), Fletcher; Bergen Albert (Waterloo, CA), Wu; Ken (Waterloo, CA)

Assignee: BlackBerry Limited

International Classification: H05B 37/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00