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Samsung says Battery was the Main Cause of the Note 7 Fires

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NewsHubSouth Korean-based smartphone manufacturers last year in September initially announced a recall of 2.5 million Note 7 smartphones and identified the cause of the fire as a manufacturing process problem at one of its suppliers. This forced the company to permanently halt sales of the device for good and dealing a $5.2 billion blow to Samsung’s operating profit over three quarters.
On Monday, a person familiar with the on-going investigation of the problem told Reuters, that the battery was the main reason for some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire.
Investors and analysts say it is critical for Samsung to provide a convincing and detailed explanation about what went wrong with the Note 7 and how it will prevent such problems from recurring if it is to regain consumer trust.

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