Some iPhone X units suffer from crackling speakers at high volume

From Engadget - November 12, 2017

We have asked Apple for comment and will keep you updated.Apple support reps are already collecting diagnostic info, so they are at least investigating the reports.

It's difficult to pin down a cause at this stage.Although the differing levels of the problem suggest the crackling could be a hardware issue, this comes mere weeks after Apple fixed a software flaw that produced crackles on the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.If it's a related issue, the company could theoretically push out a patch that addresses the problem without replacements.Either way, this and other problems are a reminder that cutting-edge phones can have their share of early glitches -- it can take time before manufacturers iron out the kinks.


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