Cas Carter: samsung Galaxy note 7 recall highlights smart phone dependencyKIM HONG-JI/REUTERS Samsung’s Galaxy note 7 smart phones were at the centre of a high profile recall after some of the devices sponaneously combusted.
Last week samsung announced the obvious, that both types of batteries used in the Galaxy note 7 were at fault.
That’s where samsung found itself after some of its Galaxy note 7 smart phones spontaneously combusted last year, prompting one of the most famous recalls ever.
BRIAN GREEN/REUTERS This Samsung Note 7 smartphone reportedly began smoking onboard a Southwest Airlines plane in the United States on October 5 last year.
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Samsung Galaxy S8 batteries could come from Japanese supplier
samsung is reportedly switching its battery supplier to a new Japanese manufacturer for the Galaxy S8, according to Korean news site Han Kyung.
Enlarge Image Infographic by Alfred Ng/CNETMurata Manufacturing Company could be the new supplier for Galaxy S8 batteries, according to the Han Kyung report.
samsung received a major blow after its premium Galaxy Note 7 phone had to be recalled not once, but twice due to explosions.
Chinese manufacturer Amperex Technology acknowledged that it was the supplier of replacement Note 7 batteries, which were also prone to combust.
Murata Manufacturing acquired Sony’s battery manufacturing subsidiary last year.
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