A rising variety of Apple’s iPhone X homeowners are reporting a few bizarre downside with the cellphone’s exterior glass cowl of the digital camera lens which is cracking mysteriously in what seems to be the emergence of a brand new #LensGate scandal for the Cupertino big Apple.
As everyone knows that cracking is a transparent image that the machine was dropped or it got here beneath excessive strain, however the homeowners of those gadgets who complained concerning the cracking challenge on Apple’s help discussion board ( 1, 2, 3, 4) and Reddit ( 1, 2, 3) declare that they by no means dropped their iPhone X.
This has induced a variety of confusion because the cracking shouldn’t be brought on by dropping and nobody is aware of how these cracks have appeared. Some homeowners of iPhone X imagine that the key perpetrator behind this digital camera lens cowl cracking downside is chilly temperature. Nevertheless, some customers assume that this isn’t the case and their iPhone’s glass again from the digital camera facet even cracked in reasonable or high temperature. As famous in a customers remark;
“I learn some individuals have this challenge in chilly local weather, I reside in Malaysia and climate is scorching and humid round 32-36 Celsius day by day.. and we don’t have apple retailer in Malaysia right here, so cannot depend on approved facilities, however refuse for restore.”
In the meantime, Apple boasts that iPhone X’s digital camera lens cowl is constituted of sapphire crystal. The identical modern and trendy glass Apple has been utilizing because the launch of iPhone 6. It seems to be not as protecting as Corning Gorilla Glass, utilized in even mid-range Android telephones. Corning Glass SVP Tony Tripeny particulars the
“It (sapphire crystal) transmits much less mild which…means both dimmer gadgets or shorter battery life. It continues to interrupt. I feel whereas it’s a scratch resistant product it nonetheless breaks and our testing says that Gorilla Glass [can take] about 2.5 instances extra strain that [sapphire] can take…”
Some customers are claiming that these form of cracking will not be coated in Apple’s official guarantee, as once they went to Apple retailer they wished to cost $549 for a restore.
In the meantime, Apple once more got here beneath scrutiny lately over the #BendGate scandal when it was revealed that Apple all alongside knew that iPhone 6 and 6 Plus usually tend to bend than their older variants.
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