“While Samsung produces the phone’s individual lithium-ion battery cells, the complete battery assembly is manufactured by others. The flaw appears to be related to manufacturer ITM Semiconductor, the producer of nearly all of the Galaxy Note 7 batteries for the South Korean market,” Wuerthele reports. “AppleInsider has learned that some of the models shipped to the U.S. have the potentially problematic ITM Semiconductor battery installed — the same model as found in all of the bursting phones in Korea.”
Wuerthele reports, “Wednesday’s shipment delay came in response to a flurry of posts on Korean social media showing destroyed phones.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Aw, gee, that’s too bad.
If it’s not an iPhone, it’s an incendiary device for your pocket cobbled together by a South Korean dishwasher maker.
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