The tribune is reporting that Apple is probing exploding iPhone 7 after video goes viral.
Apple seems to have become the latest victim of exploding smartphones as a video of an iPhone 7 exploding has gone viral.
A teen from Arizona, US, on Wednesday uploaded a video on her Twitter account, showing her iPhone 7 Plus smouldering after allegedly exploding.
SO MY IPHONE 7 PLUS BLEW UP THIS MORNING?
“So my iPhone 7 Plus blew up this morning and [I was] not even using it, literally no explanation for this,” Brianna Olivas tweeted.
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In the video shot by her boyfriend, Olivas can be heard exclaiming softly “Dude, what the f**k?,” adding “Are you f**king serious right now?”.
So my IPhone 7 plus blew up this morning 🤗 was not even using it, literally no explanation for this pic.twitter.com/sQ8CJt4Y69
— Bree✨ (@briannaolivas_) February 23, 2017
SHE CLAIMED THAT SHE WAS ASLEEP WITH HER PHONE
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Talking to Gizmodo, the 18-year-old said that the day before the explosion, she went to the Apple store from where she had purchased her phone in January as it was not turning on. The store employee told her that her phone looked ‘weird’ when it turned on. However, after running diagnostics he concluded that everything was fine and returned the phone.
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