Apple is no stranger to device launch issues, from the iPhone 4’s death grip to iPhone 6 Plus Bendgate. Now it appears the iPhone 7 has not escaped without issue, as some users are reporting an odd hissing sound coming from their new smartphones.
Initially noticed by Stephen Hackett of 512 Pixels, the smartphone appears to make a cicada-like sound. “My iPhone 7 Plus makes terrible noises when under load,” Hackett wrote in a Saturday tweet, which links to a YouTube recording highlighting the hiss.
“As my iPhone 7 Plus was restoring from iCloud, I thought I noticed some sound,” the video description said. “After picking the device up from my desk, it was clear the sounds are coming from