Apple begins investigation as new iphone 8 screens fall apart

Sunday 01 October 2017 3 weeks ago 66   New York   Print

Report  Web Desk : CALIFORNIA: All buzz release of new iphone 8, 8 plus and iphone X by the Apple saw a jolting break when reports surfaced claiming new iPhone bursting open, days after the flagship device went on sale. Pictures on social media showed an £800 iPhone 8 Plus handset that appeared to have split alongside the side. One owner said the device casing cracked open as it was charging, according to Taiwanese media. The phone had reportedly been in use for five days and was being charged with an official cable and power adapter. Another customer, from Japan, said their iPhone 8 Plus had been delivered to them with the screen already partially detached. They posted pictures on Twitter showing the phone split along the side. Apple confirmed it was looking into two reports of the issue but declined to comment further to The Independent. 02