Samsung blames Note 7 recall on battery problems

Monday 23 January 2017 | 08:44 CET | News
Samsung Electronics has blamed the recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on faulty batteries and announced new measures to ensure its batteries are safe going forward. The head of Samsung Mobile, DJ Koh said at a presentation in Seoul that both original Galaxy Note 7 lithium-ion battery and its replacement had problems. Damaged or incorrectly placed elements of the batteries led to the positive and negative electrodes coming into contact, causing the overheating of some batteries. To help prevent such problems in future, Samsung said it's developed an eight-point battery check. The series of

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