5 Biggest Controversies In The History of Apple iPhones

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Apple is one of the world's most successful smartphone maker and the iPhone is the most successful product of all time. Despite all success, the company has endured in controversy. Some of Apple's action related to the iPhone have caused many controversies.

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This post will take you to look back at the 5 biggest controversies that happened. Take a look at the slider below.

First iPhone

When the original iPhone was released, it had a hefty price tag of $599. However, thousands of people bought Apple's first smartphone with the hefty price tag. But, Apple reduced the price to $399 just after 3 months of launch.

Well, Apple fans who initially bought the iPhone flooded with complaints to then-CEO Steve Job.


No Flash Support

The major point for criticism in the history of iPhones was not including Flash support on the smartphone. Apple believed that Flash for browser can lead to poor battery life.

iOS 6 Maps

Apple introduced its very own Maps app with iOS 6. The Apple Maps was in controversies with outdated information and incorrect directions.

iOS 8.0.1 Update

After releasing the iOS 8, back in 2014, Apple rolled out a small update iOS 8.0.1 to fix some bugs fix. But, users who installed iOS 8.0.1 created a serious problem including preventing to access cellular networks and using the TouchID fingerprint scanner.

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Soon after the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reached the sales milestone, reports started online that the bigger version iPhone 6 Plus was subject to defect in housing bend in a way that couldn't be repaired.


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