One of the first customers holds his phones as Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus go on sale at an Apple Store in Bei ( Image credit: Reuters )

88,700 iPhone 6s units to be recalled in UAE

Apple informs authorities about battery flaw that makes certain iPhone 6 units shut down unexpectedly

Abu Dhabi: A campaign to recall 88,700 iPhone 6s devices due to a fault in the battery was launched by the Ministry of Economy.

According to the Arabic daily Emarat Al Youm, the recall is being carried out in cooperation with Apple, after the California-based electronics giant informed the ministry that a certain line of iPhone 6s devices manufactured in China during the September-October 2015 period contains a battery flaw that can make the phone shut down unexpectedly.

Dr Hashim Al Nuaimi, Director of the Consumer Protection Department at the ministry, said: “In order for users to determine whether the battery needs to be replaced, customers can visit a customer service centre or use the following link: https://www.apple.com/ae/support/iphone6s-unexpectedshutdown/

Al Nuaimi pointed out that the recall process, carried out in cooperation and...Read more...

Source: gulfnews.com