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iPhones Less Likely To Be Damaged, More Likely To Be Stolen Than Other Smartphones

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According to a new report, iPhone users are 46% less likely than other smartphone owners to need a replacement device due to accidental damage — but 65% more likely to have their device stolen or lost.

The insight comes from third-party insurance company ProtectCell, who based their findings on 2 million policies with various mobile device owners.

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iPhone 5 Production Rates Fall As Apple Increases Quality Control At Foxconn

iPhone 5 Production Rates Fall As Apple Increases Quality Control At Foxconn

Some iPhone 5s are being delivered with chips like these.

The iPhone 5 has quickly become Apple’s fastest-selling iPhone of all-time, meaning it’s incredibly difficult to get hold of — even more than three weeks after its launch. And the situation is about to get a lot worse, according to Bloomberg. Apple has had to increase quality-control at Foxconn to prevent damaged devices with nicks and scratches from leaving the factory. As a result, iPhone 5 production rates have dropped.

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