Apple’s new iPad Air on its launch a week ago made great appeal to people by its sleek design and modern looks. But unfortunately, probably this product is about to get diminished in coming weeks. It was difficult to believe in such piece of news of Apple’s trusted product iPad Air. The iPad Air exploded in Vodaphone’s store in Canbera, Australia. Whole Store was filled with smoke and with continuous stream of sparks flying from charging port of device. The store was evacuated by fire brigade on emergency basis.
Fire brigade extinguished flaming tablet in few minutes. No one was injured in the horrible scene. The iPad Air, could not be resuscitated. The iPad Air product was completely damaged and blackened.
After looking its horrible damaged piece of product from image, the technological experts announced it as extremely damaged piece. The product from the image appeared after fire brigade run into help to extinguish the flaming fire. An Apple employee, reported immediately at Vodafon store to collect the damage product for official investigation on product or so called ‘autopsy’. After investigating more on this scene, the cause of fire was due to faulty overcharge protection circuit.
Lithium polymer batteries of the type installed in iPad Air tends to explode on overcharging. Thus most of similar product does come with a protection circuit. But this iPad Air was no exception; it didn’t receive the standard issue circuit. Apple officials are yet to give statement about the cause of the explosion. This was first publicly known accident involving an Apple tablet.
But now, we guess it’s safe to say that our brand-new iPad Air won’t blow up Apple will surely take step to cure this issue.