Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Battery Life Defect On Few iPhone 5s due to manufacturing Issue :
“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,” said Teresa Brewer, an Apple spokeswoman. “We are reaching out to customers with affected phones and will provide them with a replacement phone.”
Apple did not say how many iPhones were defective, but its statement implied that it was a few thousand phones. In September, Apple said it had sold nine million new iPhones in the first weekend they went on sale.
A manufacturing issue is not the same as a defective battery, which some users thought was the problem with their phones.
Apple has faced problems with defective batteries in the past. In 2006, it issued a recall for some laptops because their batteries contained cells manufactured by Sony, which were causing some batteries to explode.
iPhone 5s is the longest-lasting iPhone to-date, lasting almost 11 hours in standard video rundown test. If you're one of the few whose iPhone 5S have been giving you less than stellar performance, do let us know in the comments below.
Posted by amit at 5:25 PM