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

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

This problem hasn't reached Samsung Note 7 status, and these could be isolated incidents with issues that won't affect the majority of iPhone 8 Plus users.

Apple did not respond to The Daily Caller News Foundation's request for comment by time of publication.

The timing is significant because Apple unveiled its latest models, the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, in September and generally gets a boost from excitement around its new launches.

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News reports show that a woman in Taiwan claimed that her iPhone 8 Plus burst while she was charging it with the original charger and this occurred within three minutes of the device being connected to the charger.

Apple says that it is investigating the matter, and believes that the problem lies with the battery.

According to Forbes, the tech company rushed out the iOS 11.0.1 update to fix some of the problems, but some Apple device users instead began experiencing even more issues. It said the iPhone 8 would retail from $699 and the 8 Plus from $799. Los Angeles-based accessory maker Belkin has designed the US$35 iPhone adapter that goes on sale through Apple stores across the U.S. and worldwide markets. Also, the Tim Cook-led team bundles a Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter with the iPhone 7 and 8 models.

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Apple has moved to alleviate fears that its iPhones collect revealing data about their users, by spelling out its privacy practices.

For reviews on IPhone 7 , device that uses a 6-hour battery .

One Japanese iPhone buyer reported that his phone arrived with the display already partially detached from the device.

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Meanwhile, technology websites like MacRumors and Sydney Morning Herald have reported that Apple is looking into the issue. Case in point, according to TechCrunch, the Oakland Athletics are piloting a new system that will let you tap your iPhone or Apple Watch on ticket scanners to go see a baseball game.

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