Fifty two year old Muhammad Sattar claims that his LG Optimus F6 exploded into flames on January 13, though it worked perfectly fine for few months. Mr Sattar is a married person and is a father of two. He works at Manhattan investment bank’s IT department. According to court papers, Mr Sattar was immediately transported to Weill Cornell Medical Center after his handset exploded inside his pocket, leaving him with 2nd and 3rd degree burns on his hand and right leg.
Based on the aforementioned events, Muhammad Sattar is suing LG in Brooklyn’s federal court. His lawyer, Lawrence Goldhirsch, stated that the LG Optimus F6 was just inside his client’s pocket when it suddenly blew up.
LG Optimus F6 was released in September 2013. The smartphone features a Snapdragon 400 SoC and sports a 4.5 inch 540×960 pixel display. Other features include 5 megapixel 1080p rear camera, 1.3 megapixel front shooter, 1 GB RAM, 4GB of internal storage capacity, microSD slot and a 2460 mAh battery. The 10.2mm thick handset b and came with preinstalled Android OS v 4.1.2.
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