Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced that it is recollecting an extremely small number of iPad 2tablet computers to eradicate a manufacturing fault that stop some users from connecting to the VerizonWireless network.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), on Friday reported to different sources that it has recalled a very small number of Verizon iPad 2 models after the items were unintentionally shipped with the same electronic serial numbers. The numbers, publicly known as mobileequipment identifiers (MEIDs), are significant in the activation of gadgets that were use under Verizon’s cellular network and are intended to be sole to the individual device.
Trudy Muller, a spokeswoman for Cupertino based Apple company, stated yesterday that the recall only comprise in devices of the Verizon network. She added that the company will change those tablets with new ones but refused to say how many clients were affected.
An Apple agent announced on Friday that duplicated MEID numbers were sparked onto a very small number of iPad 2 units for the Verizon 3G networks,”
Although most of the devices which were involved were still in the procedure of striking the market, a few had already established their way into customers’ pockets.
Word of the issue had been published on various Apple fan blogs, including 9to5Mac. As Apple declined to indicate the number of iPads involved, 9to5Mac claimed that one store sent back more than 100 tablets.
Apple made an announcement at its developer conference on Monday that it has sold 25 million iPads since the genuine tablet was published last year and some analysts supposed that it could sell another 8 million this quarter. However, there have been some problems along the way, including a lethal May 20 explosion at a Foxconn plant in China, which is thought to be manufacturing the iPad 2.