iPhone 8 Plus Allegedly Splits Open While Charging, Apple ‘Looking Into’ Reports

iPhone 8 Plus Allegedly Splits Open While Charging, Apple 'Looking Into' Reports

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  • Only two cases have been reported so far
  • iPhone 8 Plus battery being blamed
  • Apple is “looking into” the issue

Apple is said to be investigating two reported cases of iPhone 8 Plus ‘splitting open’ thanks to swollen batteries, which have been circulating on the social media. The news comes merely few days after the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus went for sale in several markets. Reports have emerged from Taiwan and Japan.

Apple has confirmed that it is “looking into” the two reports where the iPhone 8 Plus casing opened up, according to The Independent. For now, the Cupertino-based giant declined to further comment on the issue. It’s not certain what caused the problem, and it’s being thought to be a battery failure, which causes it to swell up.

A Taiwan-based report by ifeng, shared by The Next Web, last week claimed that a iPhone 8 Plus unit cracked open while charging, possibly due to a swollen battery.

ifeng claims that iPhone 8 Plus faulty battery was reported by a woman named Wu, who renewed her phone contract and bought 64GB Rose Gold iPhone 8 Plus. Wu noticed the swollen battery five days after purchase when the handset was plugged for charging. Notably, the faulty iPhone 8 Plus battery issue has been reported by Wu who was using the bundled charger and adaptor. The report adds Wu noticed the front panel bulging out just after three minutes of charge, and it finally came completely off from the device. The report claims that the iPhone 8 Plus unit was replaced and has been sent to Apple for investigation.

In another similar incident, a Japanese iPhone 8 Plus user noticed the screen eventually detaching from the chassis possibly due to swollen battery issue. The Japanese user shared images of the faulty unit on Twitter which attracted over 14,000 retweets.

For now, there are just two reports of isolated incidents, so it’s best to wait for the results of the company’s investigation into the issue before jumping to conclusions about the iPhone 8 Plus, and possible similarities with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which was recalled last year due a fire hazard related to the battery.

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Mobiles worth Over Rs. 10 Lakhs Allegedly Stolen From Amazon India Warehouse

Mobiles Worth Over Rs. 10 Lakhs Allegedly Stolen From Amazon India Warehouse

mobile handsets worth approximately Rs. 10.37 lakhs had been allegedly stolen from the warehouse of an e-trade employer by its employees in Thane, police stated Wednesday.

in keeping with a police criticism lodged by way of Amazon India, on may also 22, a total of 17 mobilehandsets have been stolen by means of 5 contractual personnel from the storehouse, Padgha police station Inspector Jaiprakash Bhosle stated.

The inventory inside the warehouse at Kurund village near Padgha additionally blanketed someexcessivecease cellular handsets, he said.

An offence underneath IPC sections 381 (robbery with the aid of clerk or servant of belongings inownership of grasp) read with 34 (acts carried out via several persons in furtherance of common goal)were registered towards the 5 men and women, he said, adding no arrest has been made to date inconnection with the robbery.

meanwhile, any other contractual worker changed into stuck allegedly stealing a mobile cellphone well worth round Rs. 7,500 from the storehouse on can also 29 and became finally arrested, police said.

The arrested worker, identified as Aakash Sapat, become charged beneath sections 381 and 511 (trying to devote offences) of the IPC, police added.

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IIT-Aspirant Allegedly Commits Suicide In Kota, sixth dying This yr

IIT-Aspirant Allegedly Commits Suicide In Kota, 6th Death This Year

Nirmal Yogi, a class 12 pupil, allegedly dedicated suicide in Kota after appearing poorly in checks
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Nirmal Yogi allegedly killed self after performing poorly in checks
He became prepping for admission to IITs for the past two years
6 student suicides stated from training hub Kota this year
A 17-yearold scholar prepping for admission to the Indian Institutes of technology or IITs allegedlycommitted suicide via placing himself from a fan at his rented room in Kota in Rajasthan on Monday night time, the police have said.

Nirmal Yogi, a category XII pupil and a resident of Sawai Madhopur district, is the sixth scholar to have died inside the education hub this yr. He was prepping for admission to the surest engineering institute for the past two years.

No suicide notice become determined in his room. however his own family says he became “depressed” after acting poorly in tests performed twice a month to study college studentsprogress.

“He was depressed. each 15 days there’s a test. He did not get proper marks so he changed intodisturbing,” said Nirmal’s uncle.

Nirmal’s body has been sent to clinic for postmortem, the police said, adding that an research has been ordered within the case.

The small barren region metropolis of Kota, nearly 250 km from Jaipur, incorporates a variety of traininginstitutes to prep college students for the IIT and scientific entrance assessments.

almost 11 lakh college students sit down for the IIT entrance every year. of these, two lakh qualify the mains and only 10,000 are eventually popular by using the IITs.

After some other scholar ended her lifestyles notwithstanding having cracked the IIT-JEE mains finalmonth, a senior administration legitimate, Collector Ravi Kumar Surpur, had despatched a letter to themother and father of the 1.five lakh college students enrolled for education in Kota, urging them “not topressure their expectations and goals on their youngsters“.

Seventeen college students taking education dedicated suicide in Kota last 12 months, after whichpointers to coaching institutes to test such deaths were initiated.