“Large battery was cause of fire, Galaxy 7′

“Large battery was cause of fire, Galaxy 7′

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The overheating problems of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, in October last year led to a global teruggroepactie, were caused by a too large battery.

That is the conclusion of the study that Samsung upcoming Monday, publishes, reports the Wall Street Journal on the basis of insiders. Samsung organizes a special press conference.

According to the American newspaper, the research showed that the battery of the Galaxy Note 7 is not well in the housing of the device applied. That would cause overheating and in some cases even exploding Note 7 instances as a result.

The Wall Street Journal also reports that Samsung has a special program has been developed to similar defects in the future to prevent. This program would consist of eight steps and in particular the number of tests and inspections to perform.


Samsung decided as a result of the battery problems to the Galaxy Note 7 is completely taken out of production and all delivered copies to recall it. In the United States are now 96 percent of all Note 7-copies returned.

According to the American telecom provider Verizon, however, there are still thousands of devices in use, in spite of released software updates that the Note 7 disable, reports Fortune. To further use to avoid, has Verizon decided that henceforth, all the outgoing calls that users perform automatically switching to the customer service of the company.

Explanation: Problems around flammable Note 7

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