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Submitted by SJIND 935d ago | news

Family claims iPhone killed daughter

XinhuaNews: The relatives of a 23-year-old woman from northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have claimed that the woman died after being electrocuted while using her iPhone. (Apple, iPhone, Phones)

SJIND   936d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(2)
Tzuno  +   935d ago
ill stick with the classic ones.
MidnytRain  +   935d ago
This was in China. Was it even a legit iPhone??
thechosenone  +   935d ago
who knows what kind of third party cable or charger she was using, they definitely need to investigate more.
RedHawkX  +   935d ago
probably some fake battery/ tazer in the chinese rip off phone that exploded or zapped her in the ear.
SilentNegotiator  +   935d ago
Can an iPhone deliver enough electricity to kill a person?

I'm completely ignorant to the topic of death by electrocution, so i AM asking, not being sarcastic or anything.
FriedGoat  +   934d ago
The iPhone itself, probably not. But when plugged into the mains, if the phone conducts the electricity, then yes.
SilentNegotiator  +   934d ago
I mean, that sounds right, but I'm just not certain if enough voltage could travel through the iPhone portion itself, once it has made its way up.

But again, IDK.
RE_L_MAYER  +   935d ago
Family probably killed her
Doctor_Freeman  +   935d ago
Death by iphone, how tragic.
evil_element  +   934d ago
Last I check the voltaged used to charge a iphone was very little, well below the amount to kill a human.

If I am right in thinking. This incident is a PR stunt by some Chinese company to smear Apple on the grounds that their tech is low cost / poor quality.

The fact the sister ran to tell everyone immediately not use iphone and the worldwide coverage tells u some thing isn't quiet right. Its hard enough for anyone countries news channels to make a news story that goes global.
TwistedMetal  +   934d ago
yeah sounds pretty fake and like some people just want to get some money. theres some ruthless people in china I mean I just read some china woman stabbed her baby 90 times and some china people walked over a person who was hit by a car for many many hours. a lot of crazy things people do in china right now I wouldn't go visit there that's for sure. seen a vid of kids steealing peoples wallets and such as well.
Tultras  +   934d ago
I managed to electrocute myself while my iPad was charging, I'm still alive.. I think.
worldwidegaming  +   934d ago
In chinese culture within china all they care about is money. Its a sad shame but they saw a chance as soon as they found out she got shocked.
Its a sad fact in china that money outweighs life.
In america we have a similar issue (but its not advertised as such.)

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