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racerhomie3 said:Stuff like this makes me happy that the trade war is happening. Switch to Malaysia,Indonesia & Thailand where intellectual rights are protected.
sflocal said:People will get outraged over anything in this era of instant-information. I don't see an issue. Take it back to Apple and get a replacement. Jeez.
Once runtimes get beyond a certain number of hours (about 10 to 12 hr) for the mass market or people, they will value thinness over additional runtime. Ie, a phone that is 7mm with 10 hrs of runtime will get a lot more sales than a phone that is 12mm with 20 hrs of runtime. Motorola had a decent market test case for this with their Maxx phones. They had a thin "normal" version and a thicker version with ~2x runtimes and about +$100 more. Those Maxx phones didn't have enough sales to dent the market. If it was a feature people really wanted, it would have gotten a lot more sales and a lot more phones would have bigger batteries.
The owner of Foxconn probably saw the film "American Factory" after the deal was signed and decided to bail.