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Woman claims iPhone 4S spontaneously combusted and Apple will not replace it

0. phoneArena 03 Feb 2013, 17:02 posted on

We have heard stories like this before, a battery or phone spontaneously combusting or melting with no obvious reason...

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posted on 03 Feb 2013, 22:36

60. drag0nslayer (Posts: 1; Member since: 03 Feb 2013)

B/W IOS and Android every Forget :P
She 'll now surely #switchtolumia :D

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 22:53 1

63. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)

Regardless of fault, Apple should replace it since they basically charged her the price of three iPhones. Even if they replace it their profit margin is still $200 dollars, if a customer doesn't replace one its more like $400 profit.

Apple raped her with a $400 profit margin and should take care of their victims. Period. It is their duty with 100 billion in liquid assets in the bank to at least try and protect their good image.

If public relations was smart they would just tell phonearena to publish an article that says they sent this lady a new iPhone 4s and take care of their victims...er... I mean customers.

posted on 03 Feb 2013, 23:53 1

64. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)

Shibani bhujle? Looks like an Indian ... who is trying to be smart but failed miserably :)

posted on 04 Feb 2013, 00:57

68. samystic (Posts: 230; Member since: 25 Mar 2012)

smells of racism... why bring nationality here???

posted on 04 Feb 2013, 12:36 1

79. Droiddoes (unregistered)

Well, when it comes to doing retarded sh*t and not having the foggiest idea how things work, Indians typically take the cake at least based on what I've seen the last 4 years in the industry

posted on 04 Feb 2013, 20:21

83. samystic (Posts: 230; Member since: 25 Mar 2012)

i work in mobile industry... i get people asking for 'credits' for not using a contractual service, asking for a free handset just because he / she has an old one on the contract, etc. irrespective of nationality... o wait i m talking to an opinionated idiot with 4 yrs. in an 'industry'... come out of cave

posted on 04 Feb 2013, 00:50 1

66. ilia1986 (unregistered)

Image if there's someone like Dexter - just for cell phones - destroying the phones that deserve to die - iphones. :D

posted on 04 Feb 2013, 08:03

73. Ardoleon (Posts: 13; Member since: 30 Nov 2012)

If the water indicator idea was from the second photo, that isn't a damage indicator, that's a SIM card... these photos dont show the indicators, which are located inside the headphone port, and near the charging adapter.

posted on 04 Feb 2013, 16:19 1

81. jli5att (Posts: 6; Member since: 20 Nov 2012)

Wow that is pure liquid damage... I hate it when customers accuse the device of being defective when they know they dropped in their cup of coffee or ice melted from a cup of water and their phone was next to it and just didnt notice... Some people just like to play dumb. Especially nigerians

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