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28 February 2024

iPhone 7 explodes, Apple to investigate the matter

Photo: Twittier/BriannaOlivas

By Staff

Apparent battery fire of rose gold iPhone 7 Plus prompts investigation following Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fears.

18-year-old Brianna Olivas of Tucson, Arizona posted a video on Wednesday, that instantly went viral. The video shows smoke pouring out of one side of her Rose Gold iPhone 7 Plus and the device’s case melting away.

Apple is investigating claims that an iPhone 7 Plus “blew up” due to battery issues, following the posting of a video and photos of the destroyed smartphone on Twitter.