#apple is investigating this footage of an exploding #iphone 7 Plus


Apple says it’s “looking into” an incident involving an iPhone 7 Plus setting on fire. Footage of the device emitting a stream of smoke was posted on Twitter by an Arizona teen, identified by Mashable as 18-year-old Brianna Olivas. When asked about the incident, an Apple spokesperson told the publication: “We are in touch with the customer and looking into it.”

Of course, any incident involving phones setting on fire instantly brings to mind Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 debacle. But at this point in time there’s no reason to think this is anything but a one-off — rather than some systemic fault with the iPhone 7 or 7 Plus.

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