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IPhone Battery Explodes After Man Bites It for Testing if Fake

IPhone Battery Explodes After Man Bites It for Testing if Fake

A man bit his mobile battery and it exploded into a ball of fire. Local reports suggest that the man was attempting to test the battery's authenticity. He chewed into an iPhone battery only to watch it explode.

An iPhone user in Nanjing City, China visited an electronics store to replace the battery of his device. The flames and explosion caused by this dubious experiment were immortalized by the store's CCTV cameras. We don't need battery biting to be the next Tide Pod Challenge.

The video, which was uploaded to social media site Miaopai (via The Verge), takes place in a Chinese electronics store and shows the man with the battery in his mouth moments before it explodes.

The video below shows the entire incident as it happened. The company originally posted it last week, claiming that the man in the footage was trying to test whether the battery was genuine or not.

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An Iphone 7 Plus is displayed at Puerta del Sol Apple Store on September 16, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. In all likelihood, it would have been a lithium-ion battery, as those are known for being a little volatile and the usual type used as an iPhone battery. According to Apple, all of its devices from iPhones to Apple Watches contain lithium-ion batteries due to their high performance and long life.

Security camera footage captured January 19 at a store in Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province, shows the unidentified man biting into the iPhone battery, presumedly to check its authenticity.

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