"I was sitting in my car and was speaking to my friend on Monday night. I quickly threw the phone outside my car after sparking in it. The phone burst the next moment," Yadav said.

"My thumb suffered burn injury...," he said. Police have registered a case against unknown person for causing financial loss.

iPhone sports a 4.7-inch display with resolution of 1334x750p. Powered by the new A8 processor, iPhone 6 is up to 50% more energy efficient, so you can have higher sustained performance, claimed Apple.

The 64-bit CPU architecture-based A8 processor is 20% faster in application processing and 50% faster in rendering graphics compared to its predecessor. It is able to sustain performance-intensive tasks like playing a game at higher frame rates. The iPhone 6 sports an 8MP iSight camera that features phase detection.