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IN Science & Technology ON 09 Oct, 2016
Till now we've heard only about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explosion headlines, but here comes another one & it is of iPhone 6 Plus, which happened last night itself.
Is the excessive slimness of these phones the real reason behind the blasts? Although, there are no specific revelation why this iPhone 6 plus exploded, let's read full details about it.
iPhone 6 Plus exploded during charging according to ABC30 reports. The iPhone was a property of Yvette Estrada from Fresno, California. It was the last bad happening of this week.
This explosion did not harm Estrada, but the exploding damaged the table, a pair of glasses and an Apple watch stand.
She bought her iPhone just three months ago. She also called Apple; she provided proof that it was a real incident. Want to know what happened next?
That iPhone 6 Plus was connected to the original charger. At around 3 AM; She was awakened by a loud noise & the smell of burnt plastic.
"I heard a sizzling, then we heard the pop and the whole fire was coming out of the screen. What if this would have been underneath my pillow or if I was on the phone? My face would be burned."
Earlier this week, an iPhone 6 Plus burned in the back pocket of a college student Darina Hlavaty. The cause of the fire in both incidents is not yet known, although it might be a case of defective batteries or a short circuit.
"Hopefully they can fix this, and they can compensate my new phone or do something for me because they have to do right," -said Estrada.
As Estrada has talked with Apple, she said that the company offered her a new stand for her watch, a charger, and free replacement for the iPhone 6 plus. Also, if she wants to upgrade to an iPhone seven, she would have to pay for it.