Apple launches investigation as another iPhone goes up in flames

Apple launches investigation as another iPhone goes up in flames

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iPhone 6 Plus Explosions
Samsung is dealing with a huge mess surrounding the Galaxy Note 7, as more and more reports have surfaced suggesting replacement units that are supposed to be safe keep exploding. Samsung's widely publicized predicament has also drawn added attention to smartphone fires from other vendors — after all, these things happen all the time, just typically not with the frequency we've seen with the Note 7. Several iPhones have exploded in recent weeks as well though, including an iPhone 7, an iPhone 7 Plus and an iPhone 6 Plus. The issues aren’t comparable to Samsung’s troubles, but Apple is already investigating the matter, as a second iPhone 6 Plus has now caught fire.

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