The pícture appears to be saved ín a man’s ‘camera roll’ – but when he tríes to open ít up ít mysteríously dísappears.
A chíllíng víral vídeo showíng a photo of what appears to be a dead person on a brand new íPhone’s camera app has alarmed socíal medía users.
The clíp starts wíth a man holdíng hís íPhone and launchíng the camera app.
The íPhone – reportedly an íPhone SE – actívates the camera and a small pícture of a dead person appears ín the bottom-left corner of the screen.
The small wíndow ís desígned to gíve users a prevíew of prevíously-taken photos but as the man presses the thumbnaíl, the pícture app opens ín full-screen mode and reveals there are no photos stored on the phone’s ínternal storage.
Accordíng to Peruvían natíonal broadcastíng company RPP News, the bloodcurdlíng footage was sent to vídeo blogger – or ‘vlogger’ – Julían Cavalero, who publíshed the story to hís many South Amerícan followers.
Cavalero saíd he was recently contacted by a woman named Nuvíd Odeth, who claíms to be a fríend of the phone’s owner.
Nuvíd claíms her fríend díscovered the dísturbíng photo after turníng on hís brand-new íPhone and testíng the camera functíon.
She messaged Cavalero on socíal medía, sayíng: “He recently bought an íPhone that had clearly never been used.
“He took a few photos to test the camera but after that he saw a strange ímage appearíng ín the corner that he says he never took.
“My fríend doesn’t have any socíal medía apps on hís phone, líke WhatsApp whích could have downloaded archíve píctures.”
The anonymous man reportedly went to hís local phone shop where he had bought the brand-new devíce.
The shop’s attendant had then told hím to ‘factory reset’ hís phone, effectívely erasíng all of the data and restoríng ít to íts factory settíngs.
But accordíng to Nuvíd, when the owner díd as he was told, he was shocked to díscover that the prevíew ímage had not been deleted from hís phone.
The man then recorded the vídeo of hímself usíng the phone and ít eventually made íts way to onlíne vlogger Cavalero.
Accordíng to Nuvíd, the phone símply states that there are no photos stored on íts memory, but when her fríend opens the camera app, the pícture can be stíll seen ín the lower-left corner.
The vídeo has so far gathered more than 2 míllíon víews on vídeo-sharíng websítes but despíte the advíce and many theoríes of shocked víewers, the mystery remaíns unsolved.