Earlier this week there were some reports of an iPhone explosion. According to some sources a 15 year old boy was holding his iPhone about to make a call when the iPhone exploded, the boy didn't really got injured but it really left a headache that lasted a couple of weeks. Apple promised that boy an iPhone and they are yet to deliver.
After that incident apple started an investigation to find out the cause of this explosions and they came with an answer. Apple said that they are no evidence of overheating batteries causing the iPhone to explode in such a way.
"To date, there are no confirmed battery overheating incidents for iPhone 3GS and the number of reports we are investigating is in the single digits," the firm said in a statement to AFP."
"The iPhones with broken glass that we have analyzed to date show that in all cases the glass cracked due to an external force that was applied to the iPhone," the company added."
Apple also reports that with over 26 million iPhone and 200 million iPod sold to date, none of them claims that they are zero overheating incidents. The incidents that apple have investigated are in the single digits.