Apple has warned users about the dangers of using unofficial chargers, and batteries for the iPhone and iPad. The message published on the website of technical support the company.
“Some counterfeit and third party power adapters and batteries can be produced with violation of technological regulations and may pose a risk to users.
To make sure that you use the official Apple battery when replacing batteries, we recommend you to visit the official Apple store or authorized service center. If you need to replace the adapter for charging your devices, we recommend to buy power supply Apple”, – stated in the message of the company.
A few months ago, independent experts conducted a study and came to the conclusion that most of the selling in Amazon adapters under the Apple brand are fakes. The administration of the world’s largest online store immediately responded to this and said it would investigate.
The results of a study conducted jointly with the British Institute of trading standards showed that only three chargers of the 400 tested are made in accordance with safety standards. The rest are a threat to connected devices, as well as to health and even life of the owner.
“It is better to spend a few pounds more than buying aftermarket charging. Fake charger unknown brand can hurt you or a loved one,” concluded the study authors.
Buy original charger, certified Apple.