If you are considering the new iPhone 8 Plus, you may want to do some research. Reports on social media from international buyers say the new phones may have a battery issue.

There are possible problems with Apple's latest iPhone.

According to CNET, there are at least six separate reports of batteries swelling for the iPhone 8 Plus. CNET says the batteries are swelling to the point that they are causing the phones to split apart.

The reports were posted to social media from iPhone users in multiple countries -- the closest being Canada.

An Apple spokesperson said the company is aware of the reports and looking into them.