Samsung found the cause of the explosions of the flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 7. On Friday wrote to the publication the Wall Street Journal, citing informed sources within the company.
It turned out that the cause of spontaneous samosatene gadgets have become the battery. According to the source, in some models, the battery was too large, leading to overheating. Moreover, the marriage was discovered not only in batteries produced by a subsidiary company of Samsung, but also those that were made Amperex Technology.
Part of the smartphone Galaxy Note 7, as is known, was produced with the Chinese batteries from Amperex Technology Ltd. — initially, Samsung had suspected this partner in the production of defective batteries.
In addition, problems with the devices arise due to failures in their production. What they concluded, no report.
To prepare the report, Samsung has hired three research companies — and American UL LLC Exponent Inc studied problems with the battery, and the German TUV Rheinland analyzed the process of assembling the smartphones. The official report will be published on Monday, January 23.
Galaxy Note 7 went on sale in August 2016. Two months later, after multiple cases of spontaneous combustion, first Samsung to halt sales and then completely ceased production.