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Why the chances of a humiliating iPhone 6 Plus recall are slim to none

128GB iPhone 6 Plus Recall

Earlier we brought you word about a new report from Business Korea that claimed Apple might have to institute a hugely embarrassing recall of 128GB iPhone 6 Plus models because they seemingly crash and reboot at random. However, 9to5Mac’s Jordan Kahn has written a solid piece that debunks the notion that this problem is anywhere close to being serious enough for Apple to institute a mass recall of its biggest and most expensive iPhone models.

FROM EARLIER: Report warns Apple might be facing a huge iPhone 6 Plus recall

First, Kahn notes that problems with some iPhones crashing and rebooting aren’t new, as iPhone users that have run software as old as iOS 6 have reported similar issues. Second, he says that the percentage of iPhone users who encounter such problems is always very small. Finally, he explains that this issue is mostly confined to iPhone users who have loaded their devices with literally hundreds of apps.

“So the problem with crashing is only affecting a small number of users (around 159 posts on Apple support forums with many of those from the same people),” he writes. “Those users also all seem to have massive app catalogs installed, sometimes in excess of 500 or 1000 apps. Sources say Apple is aware of the rare bug, but reports that the problem is related to a NAND flash issue are conjecture and inaccurate.”

Read the whole report by clicking the source link below.

Prior to joining BGR as News Editor, Brad Reed spent five years covering the wireless industry for Network World. His first smartphone was a BlackBerry but he has since become a loyal Android user.