iPhone 6 bursts in pocket and causes second degree burn

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Looks like it is not a good time for Apple.

phone-in-caseWe can now definitely say that this time, Apple is facing a lot of problems with their new iPhone 6. At first the BendGate and now, iPhone 6 burst in a man’s pocket. An American man,  Phillip Lechter, was travelling on rickshaw. But they just met an accident and immediately the iPhone 6 burst in his pocket. He stated that we he was thrown over the vehicle he felt a burning sensation on his leg and he just threw out the iPhone. The fire had also caught his jeans, and burnt a part of the leg. A bystander also got his finger burnt in an attempt to pick up the phone, which Philip threw out of his pocket. Another man standing by put ice on the iPhone 6 to cool it down and an eye-witness captured the video when ice was being put on the phone to coll it down. Here’s the video.

Philip was treated and the doctor found a 11.5 cm x 10.5 cm burn area on his right leg and classified the burn as 2nd degree with first degree burns surrounding the area. This is what happened to his leg.leg-day-2This is the first reported case of any iPhone 6 bursts, though earlier there were several such case with the older iPhones.

Source: Philip’s personal blog