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GOD I CAN'T STAND THIS KIND OF HEADLINES mad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gif When did nearly EVERY website on the internet get so unprofessional? Do they think everyone on the internet is a valley girl? What will headlines look like in the near future?? "OMG this iPhone 9 JUST TOTES EXPLODED!!!". I can't stand it anymore, it infuriates me. gunner.gif
post #32 of 58
Can one of the "OMG IT BLEW UP!!! WHY THE PRO-APPLE BIAS DENIAL CONSPIRACY!?!?" people explain to me how an exploding battery would create such a massive dent in the phone casing?

Seems like a clear case of physical damage to the battery causing leakage.
post #33 of 58
That is OBVIOUS external damage by the courier company.

Said obvious damage breached the lithium ion battery and, well.... FIYAAAAAAAAAAAH.

For what it's worth, damage to that box is typical of a forklift's fork running into it. But I doubt that is what breached through it.
post #34 of 58
Coulda vented out the headphone jack but noooooouuuuuuuu
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post #35 of 58
Man OCN really hate Apple LOL, jumped on this real quick.

But that damage looks fishy. Like other said, looks like its been punctured, and, but somehow box condition is still in decent shape even after it "exploded".

But if a user did it no matter what phone you have, its gonna exploded with enough force/punctured.
post #36 of 58
Even ignoring the evident damage to the thing, the exploding Note 7s were a result of the gen 2 fast charge, which heats the batteries up like nothing else. Combine all that heat and awful heat dispersion with bad batteries and you have grenade phones. The GS7 has the same issue with heat during fast charging, it just doesn't have the explodey batteries. Seriously you could cook an egg on the back of a GS7 after 10 minutes of fast charging, not exaggerating.

The iPhone 7 doesn't have fast charging(though it does charge pretty darn quick despite that, still not sure how...), and is pretty good at dealing with internal heat.
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As much as I don't like Apple, this is just a puncture resulting in a chemical reaction within the lithium ion battery pack. If someone was to inflict this much damage to their phone, it would most likely result in exploding the same way. The thing with the Samsung batteries was that the manufacturer didn't shield them from the external environment well enough. If this was too save a couple of bucks or to help make the battery slimmer, nobody knows. Literally no damage needs to be inflicted on the Note 7 in order for some of the batteries to explode, and that's the MAJOR difference.

If there IS an issue with iPhone 7 batteries there will be the biggest party at Samsung that you've ever seen.
 
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post #38 of 58
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Coulda vented out the headphone jack but noooooouuuuuuuu

the iphone cigarette lighter
post #39 of 58
I would hardly call a post on Reddit "conclusive" evidence and given the media attention people have gotten from having allegedly exploding Samsung phones, its certainly possible this is just a troll or an attempt to get their 15 minutes. That said, IF it turns out to be legit Apple will have a PR issue considering how hyper sensitive people already are to this issue...




EDIT - Didn't see the second batch of pics. This is obviously a case of a damaged battery resulting in fire; a common occurrence with these types of batteries. Basically, a non-story.
Edited by Majin SSJ Eric - 9/30/16 at 9:04pm
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The damage to the box is pushed out like the impact came from within the box.
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