Apple will replace the batteries nearly 90 thousand iPhone 6s in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to issues with batteries. This publication reports the Gulf News, citing a statement by the Ministry of economy of the UAE.
In November last year, Apple launched a replacement program battery iPhone 6s worldwide. We are talking about the problem of sudden shutdown devices. “Apple has determined that a very small number of iPhone 6s can suddenly cut off,” – said in a statement Apple. The replacement program involves the iPhone 6s is released in between September to October 2015.
The problem is with the battery duration, because of a defect in which a smartphone can spontaneously shut off. In the Apple emphasize that this issue does not carry the security risks of using the device.
According to the publication, only in UAE, Apple withdraws 88 700 devices. The company sent a letter to the Ministry of the economy, informing the authorities about the recall of the iPhone 6s, produced in China in the period from September to October 2015, because of a defect battery.
“We found that a small number of iPhone 6s that were released in September and October of 2015, contain a battery component production stage was longer than allowed outdoors. As a result, these batteries deteriorate faster than normal instances and cause spontaneous shutdown smartphones,” said Apple.
The owners of iPhone 6s can test your device on the official website of the company using the serial number, said the head of the Department of consumer protection at the Ministry Hashim al-Nuaimi. He stressed that this process, implemented by the Ministry in cooperation with the company is the question of consumer protection, but not a security problem.