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Apple confirms the replacement of faulty iPhone 5s with battery issues

Apple will be replacing the faulty iPhone 5s devices, which are suffering from battery problems. The latest iPhones supposed to give better battery backup that the previous models.


In millions of iPhone 5s smartphones sold after the launch in last September, few devices faces a drained battery issue and the company has acknowledged the manufacturing defect and the replacement part.

One of Apple’s spokeswomen told to NYTimes:

“We recently discovered a manufacturing issue affecting a very limited number of iPhone 5s devices that could cause the battery to take longer to charge or result in reduced battery life. We are reaching out to customers with affected phones and will provide them with a replacement phone.”

Apple hasn’t revealed the exact numbers of faulty iPhone 5s smartphones, but the statement suggests that it would be in few thousands. Apple previously announced that it has sold more than 9 million new iPhones (including iPhone 5c) 3 days after the launch. Stay tuned for more updates on this issue.

About Ariana Whitmore

She has been writing columns on consumer gadgets since 2010. Her areas of interests include smartphones, tablets, mobile OS and apps. She holds M.C.S. degree and working on her startup, which aims to solve IT support issues.

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