Samsung's S8 will also have a Sony battery - report

Friday 17 February 2017 | 11:33 CET | News
Samsung's upcoming flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, will have Sony as third battery supplier, in a bid to avoid the battery problems that forced it to recall its Note 7, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources familiar with the matter. Samsung will use lithium-ion battery packs from Sony, in addition to batteries from its two longtime suppliers, namely Samsung SDI and Hong Kong-based Amperex Technology, part of the TDK group. Both suppliers have been informed of the move.

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