The Loop is reporting that recent reports stating Apple is recalling first-gen iPod Nanos in South Korea, are untrue. Here’s an excerpt: “Since last August, Apple has offered to repair or replace any customer’s first generation iPod nano if its battery overheats,” Apple’s statement reads. “We have received very few reports of such incidents (about […]
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South Korean iPod Nano Recall Reports Unture?

The Loop is reporting that recent reports stating Apple is recalling first-gen iPod Nanos in South Korea, are untrue. Here’s an excerpt:

“Since last August, Apple has offered to repair or replace any customer’s first generation iPod nano if its battery overheats,” Apple’s statement reads. “We have received very few reports of such incidents (about .001 percent of first generation iPod nano units worldwide), which have been traced back to a single battery supplier.”

Apple does have an old support document from August of last year (around the time of the Japanese recall) that says “in very rare cases, batteries in the iPod nano (1st generation) sold between September 2005 and December 2006, may overheat and prevent the iPod nano from working and deform it.”  Apple says to contact them if you think you have an affected unit.

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