According to Canadian sources, the iPhone 11 Pro smartphone stayed at the bottom of a frozen lake for a month, while it remained fully operational.
Angie Carrier, 50, went fishing on Vasquez Lake in Saskatchewan, Canada to celebrate her anniversary. At some point, through negligence, she dropped her smartphone directly into the water.
At first, the woman did not even think about the possibility of getting back the smartphone, but she returned to the same place after 30 days. During two hours of searching with the help of a magnet, she managed to get the smartphone from the bottom of the lake.
To her surprise, her iPhone 11 Pro was fully functional. For Angie Carrier, the most important thing was that all the photos were still saved on the phone.
The iPhone 11 Pro is IP68 rated; but in practice, the smartphone can often withstand prolonged dives to a depth of several meters. At the same time, Apple, like other manufacturers, does not provide warranty repairs if traces of moisture are found inside the smartphone.
This is not the first incident, similar cases have already happened, for example, an iPhone 11 has spent 6 months at the bottom of Harrison Lake in Canada. After salvaging and cleaning the phone, it still works normally.
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Apple-branded charger for iPhone caught fire in the middle of the night right in bed
It is worth mentioning that recently, a 17-year-old girl called Amy Hall from Birmingham, England reported that her iPhone charger caught fire and set a blanket on fire.
The incident happened on the night of March 18, when Amy Hall went to bed. She plugged her iPhone into a charger and left it on the bed next to her. After some time, the girl suddenly noticed a flame right on her blanket and received a burn on her cheek. Amy called her mother, with whom they put out the fire without calling the firefighters.
Amy Hall shared photos of her bedding and melted charging cable on Facebook; which once again demonstrates what the habit of leaving your smartphone next to your bed overnight can lead to. Modern smartphones and chargers are equipped with technologies to protect against power surges, overheating, and so on. However, not all manufacturers produce the same quality products.
The Birmingham Mail suggested that the girl was using an Apple-branded charging cable and a different brand of power supply, but Amy Hall claims the opposite: “It was not some cheap charger – this is an Apple-branded adapter. Please do not leave your phone charging at night”.
Apple is currently investigating the cause of the fire. The company recommends that you do not charge your iPhone in humid or poorly ventilated areas. This could cause the charger to overheat. The company also advised to regularly check accessories for damage.