Tech News Desk,American company Apple, which makes the popular worldwide iPhone, has received an order to stop the sale of iPhone 12 in France. The reason for this is that the radiation level in this smartphone is more than the prescribed limit. Jean Noel Barrot, Deputy Minister of Digital Economy of France has given this information.
Testing conducted by ANFR, the radiation regulator in France, has found the specific absorption rate (SAR) of the iPhone 12 to be slightly higher than the legal limit. In an interview given to the newspaper Le Parisien, Barrot said that to overcome the problem of radiation, the software will have to be updated. Apple has been selling this smartphone for the last three years. He said, “Apple is expected to respond within two weeks. If it fails to do so, I am prepared to order a recall of all iPhone 12. Same rules for all, including big technology companies.” Are.”
A Reuters request for comment from Apple received no response. The European Union has set safety limits for SAR related to mobile phones. According to some scientific studies, high radiation levels in mobile phones can increase the risk of diseases like cancer. ANFR will send its findings to regulators in other countries in Europe. Barrot said that this decision can have a big impact.
Apple launched the iPhone 15 series on Tuesday. This series includes iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. The new A17 Bionic chipset has been used in the Pro model of iPhone 15. The company claims that this chipset has better efficiency and more power than A16. The iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max also have the same USB Type-C charging port as the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus. The price of 128 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB and 1 TB storage variants of iPhone 15 Pro in India is Rs 1,34,900, Rs 1,44,900, Rs 1,64,900 and Rs 1,84,900 respectively. The company has priced the 256 GB, 512 GB and 1 TB storage variants of iPhone 15 Pro Max at Rs 1,59,900, Rs 1,79,900 and Rs 1,99,900 respectively. Pre-booking of these smartphones will start from September 15.