Potential iPhone 6 Plus (128GB version) recall

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Not saying it can't happen to others, but my 128GB has been rock solid.
 
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And one of the sources is Business Korea. Hmmmm... Doesn't Apple have a Korean competitor that often resorts to dirty tricks and outright misinformation? ;)
 

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Apple's decision to use triple-level cell (TLC) NAND flash storage instead of multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash storage in order to save costs (shocker!) in its 128 GB iPhone 6 Plus may end up costing it a huge (by non-Apple standards, of course) amount of money.

Read on:

http://www.technobuffalo.com/2014/11/04/apple-may-have-a-huge-iphone-6-plus-recall-on-its-hands/

http://www.businesskorea.co.kr/arti...-iphone-6-raise-questions-about-controller-ic

Thanks for this info @Rafagon. If this is true and there is a recall Apple will do it with class. I can bring in my 128 6+ and they will give me a fixed version!

I'm not too concerned. I have had this reboot issue a few times. I figured it was because I had too many Apps open. When I close them then I don't have the issue. If I forget and leave a lot of them open I get the crash issue. This has happened to me twice. Since I close Apps I'm not using, I haven't had this issue in a while. Although I have had to do a hard reset a few times.

If there is a recall, I won't fret, I say thank you Apple for fixing the issue with a new 128GB iPhone 6+.
 

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I'm not too concerned. I have had this reboot issue a few times. I figured it was because I had too many Apps open. When I close them then I don't have the issue. If I forget and leave a lot of them open I get the crash issue. This has happened to me twice. Since I close Apps I'm not using, I haven't had this issue in a while. Although I have had to do a hard reset a few times.
I've heard multiple folks on here say that you shouldn't force-quit your apps. Did a bit of searching now but didn't really find a specific post where this is mentioned. Word on the street is that you should let iOS manage apps (and therefore, RAM). If I happen upon the post I'm thinking of, I'll update this post with a link to it. But if having "too many" apps open is causing you to reboot, by all means... carry on :)

Anyhow, if a recall ends up happening, it sure won't hurt anyone to trade a month-old or two-month-old phone for a brand new one! Consider it a free battery replacement, if nothing else. And if you managed to get a scuff mark or two on your precious, you get a fresh start for free. :D

Part of me is actually hoping that a recall takes place. I won't gain anything personally (I have the 64GB model). But this could teach Apple a valuable lesson and maybe next year they won't try to save 10 or 15 cents on the cost of every unit they produce by choosing the cheaper alternative.
 

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I'm so glad my Golden iPhone 6 Plus is only 64 GB. This would be devastating otherwise.
Why do you say that? Read what I wrote in the post immediately above. I see it as win-win. Apple wouldn't leave you without a phone until they have a new one to give you. At least, I hope they wouldn't.
 

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And now I have Hippo's avatar. The forum locks up on me on nearly every post I make. I'm going to have to start using the app or another browser.
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what I want to know is what's the buzz word for this? RAMgate, TLCgate, 128gate, bootgate?

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