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#HairGate: iPhone 6 'Ripping Out Hairs' Claim Startled Users

06/10/2014 13:52 BST | Updated 06/10/2014 13:59 BST

The iPhone 6 can't catch a break. You know, other than becoming the fastest-selling and best-reviewed phone of the year.

It's just about moved past #bendgate, when users reported the larger iPhone 6 Plus was bending in their pockets -- it later turned out to have affected just nine people -- but now another controversy is brewing.*

Users of the phone* claim that the device is ripping out hairs when in use, after they get stuck in the gap between the camera and the phone.

Others claim it's happening in the mic or speaker grill.*

Here's the full report.

*On the internet.