Could the iPhone 7 Hissing be real? Early users of the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus have reported that their new iPhone is making a hissing sound when under load. The problem was first reported by Stephen Hackett, who also posted a video about the issue. The problem was later confirmed by other early users of the phone.
The noise is similar to what a highly powered CPU Processor would make when under load, a noise popularly known as ‘ coil noise.’ According to professionals, the noise is not only limited to the iPhone 7s. They identify that practically all mobiles phones can make a similar ‘hissing sound’ when under ”high intensity CPU/GPU load.” We are yet to see what Apple has to say on the issue and so far it has declined to do so.
We are yet to see if this will create a big of a hype as the ‘ iPhone 6s Plus bending issue’. Review the tweets and videos below to check early comments of early users.
My iPhone 7 Plus makes terrible noises when under load. https://t.co/wFM2gImpOb
— Stephen Hackett (@ismh) September 17, 2016
It’s the phone equivalent of hearing the fans spin up loudly whenever your Mac’s CPU gets used to its actual potential.
— Marco Arment (@marcoarment) September 17, 2016
Hopefully by the time the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus launch in Pakistan, we will have a better understanding of what the issue is and how wide spread it is. Recent report from Indian Express point out that the cheapest iPhone (iPhone 7 32gb) that will be launched on 7 October 2016 will be priced at around 60,000 INR i.e equal to 93,750 PKR.