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Apple is probing reports of swollen iPhone 8 batteries, but let's not get bent out of shape

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<p>You might have seen a tweet or Facebook post over the past week with a pic of someone’s swollen iPhone 8 case. A handful of such claims have surfaced since the phone started shipping on Sept. 22, and as expected, they’re making headlines all across the web. But there’s no reason to worry yet.</p><p>Bulging batteries are caused by a buildup of gases inside the cell. It generally affects older batteries that are reaching the end of their lifespan, but while it’s rare, it’s not completely uncommon for it to affect new batteries as well. In fact, if you search for “iPhone 7 battery swelling,” you’ll find <a href="https://discussions.apple.com/thread/7878022?start=0&amp;tstart=0" rel="nofollow">numerous[/url] <a href="http://bgr.com/2016/09/30/iphone-7-plus-battery-explosion-again/" rel="nofollow">cases[/url] of Apple swapping out new iPhones that experienced the very problem being spread across social media.</p><p class="jumpTag"><a href="/article/3230563/consumer-electronics/apple-is-probing-reports-of-swollen-iphone-8-batteries-but-lets-not-get-bent-out-of-shape.html#jump">To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here[/url]</p></section></article>

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