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firm is seeking to revive faltering sales.
The incident comes as Apple investigates similar cases reported in Taiwan and Japan of batteries in its latest iPhone 8 Plus becoming bloated, causing the device’s casing to open. 5. There was no sign of scorching or an explosion.
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Following a shaky release day themay be set to suffer further setbacks, after Reports have emerged of iPhone 8 devices ‘bursting’ open. He said he did not charge the new device and returned it to the seller.
Pictures taken by Liu and displayed on ThePaper’s website showed an iPhone 8 plus split open along the side featuring the sim card holding, with the phone’s internal parts visible.
An Apple spokesperson said the company is looking into the matter and declined to comment further.
The incident comes as indifferent reviews of the iPhone 8, which comes 10 years after Apple released the first version of the revolutionary phone, drove down shares of the company since the handset’s launch.
Some investors worry whether pre orders for the device were well below previous launches, although some Apple fans are waiting for the premium iPhone X due out in early November.
Apple competes in China with local makers, including Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and Oppo which sell phones with high end features at lower prices.
Two customers in Asia earlier claimed themodel’s Plus sized handset split at the seams after it had been charged.
It is not yet known whether these are isolated incidents or part of a wider problem but Apple is said to be looking into the issue.
Pictures on websiteApple Dailyclaim to show a Tawainese customer’s rose gold handset,
which has split along the top and sides.
According to reports, the 800 ($800) iPhone burst after the customer, known as Ms Wu, had charged it using an officially supplied charging cable.
Ms Wu, who claimed to be a loyal fan of Apple products, said she had just bought the handset for three days when it apparently burst.
She said she had paid 28,900 TWD (716) for the 64G iPhone 8 Plus and planned to use it to watch films, checking Facebook updates and taking pictures.
According to Ms Wu,
the iPhone 8 Plus had around 70 per cent battery when she plugged it in and it burst open three minutes later.