IPhone 8 Plus bursts open during charging, Apple launches probe

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The first, a user in Taiwan, reported that her three-day-old 64 GB iPhone 8 Plus "blew up" while charging.

After the release of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the company removed 3.5 mm headphone jack rom the phones, so that the users had to use the earphones with lightning connectors or the wireless earphones. The incident occurred after five days of ownership, and the device was returned to the original carrier afterward. Apple reportedly said it was "investigating a fix for a future software release", leaving any potential solutions and the timeframe of their potential accessibility up in the air. The dual cameras on the iPhone 8 Plus now support the new "Portrait Lighting" feature.

These are the only two reports that have surfaced since the phone went on sale on September 22.

There are no known explanations for either problem.

iOS 11.0.2 is available to download on devices including the iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation. People noted that if Face ID data was stored on Apple servers, governments could pressure the company into allowing law enforcement authorities access to that information, and if hackers were to access it they could cause all manner of identity stealing trouble. For that, you need a USB-C cable and power adapter. Those kinds of details usually come to light during a full investigation.

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If this ends up happening to too many devices, this could pose a serious problem for Apple and it means those who purchased this phone are carrying faulty equipment.

According to Quartz, Apple is looking into the reports that their iPhone 8s are falling apart, or rather blowing up. Here is a rundown of all the different problems that have been constantly reported by users, unsatisfied with the quality of their new iPhone 8's or just the software update they got for their previous generation iPhones and iPads.

The cracked Taiwanese iPhone 8 Plus, courtesy of iFeng.

For the people who are extremely anxious, the case is pretty much isolated and so far no reports have emerged from Western countries regarding battery swelling of the device, according to BGR.

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