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Apple Says Some iPhone 5 Units Have Battery Problems, Offers Replacements

Peter Kafka covers media and technology, and their intersection, at Vox. Many of his stories can be found in his Kafka on Media newsletter, and he also hosts the Recode Media podcast.

Apple says a “very small percentage” of the iPhone 5 handsets it has sold in the U.S. and China have battery problems and “may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.” The company is offering free replacement batteries for some of the phones it has sold, and has more details here.

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