You better check who posted that again.
Electronics fail from time to time. If it's in the warranty period, it'll be replaced or fixed. There will never be a 100.00000% success rate.
1000, 10000 are insignificant considering the 100MM iPhones are sold each year. Let's consider this with other electronics. 40-50% of the original xbox failed.
Tell me what the rate is if the 4S failing with iOS 7. As I said before, you can't rely of search results and discussion posts. I'm sure someone has a scientific survey out there.
Oops. Sorry about that.
As for the failures. I have stated several times that I do not have issue with the failures. It is the response that Apple took to the failures that I have a problem with. Telling thousands of people sorry we broke your phone but we aren't going to anything about it is the problem. That is unacceptable.