“‘A very small number’ of iPhone 6S devices manufactured between September and October 2015 are affected, Apple said in a statement Monday,” Pham reports. “It didn’t provide details on the battery fault that is causing the phones to unexpectedly go dark. Apple said the battery problem is ‘not a safety issue.'”
“Apple’s announcement comes less than a week after a consumer watch group in China launched an investigation into the problem,” Pham reports. “‘A considerable number’ of Chinese users reported their iPhone 6 and 6S devices would suddenly turn off despite showing plenty of battery life, the China Consumers Association said in a statement.”
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MacDailyNews Take: As always, it’s good to see Apple identify an issue and correct it for their users. This is part of why user satisfaction is so high with Apple’s iPhone.
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