Apple says iPad Air didn't explode in Vodafone AU scandal

Apple: the iPad Air was not involved in the explosion in the Vodafone store in Australian but an older iPad model.

@anthony256
Published Mon, Nov 11 2013 4:30 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:20 PM CST

Last week, we reported that an iPad Air had 'exploded' inside of a Vodafone store in Australia. Well, according to Mashable's sources, this isn't the case, and it was actually an older iPad, not the new iPad Air.

Apple says iPad Air didn't explode in Vodafone AU scandal | TweakTown.com

A Vodafone Australia spokesperson told Mashable: "It was an earlier generation iPad with Retina display model - not one of the more recently launched devices. Apple is investigating the cause." Another Vodafone Australia rep told a similar story, explaining that the incident is a first: "Can confirm it was not an Air; all I know it was a Retina model, so a 3 or 4. Apple has taken the device for investigation, so we won't know any more until they do."

NEWS SOURCE:mashable.com

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