Samsung to Use Sony Batteries in Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Phones
Friday, 17 February 2017 After two recalls, the discontinuation of a flagship phone, internal and independent investigations, we can safely say that Samsung won’t be taking any chances when it comes to the battery inside its upcoming Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus phones. A recent report by the Wall Street Journal reveals that Samsung has selected Sony as the third battery supplier for the Galaxy S8. Samsung will be receiving lithium-ion batteries for the Galaxy S8 from Japan’s Sony Corporation. We don’t expect the two companies to confirm this information until the phone is launched. Sony will be third battery supplier for the Galaxy S8, the others are Japan’s Murata Manufacturing and Samsung SDI, the affiliate company that provided batteries for the Galaxy Note 7. There’s much controversy surrounding the South Korean giant’s division, considering that the first recalled...
Burning batteries has been a problem with Samsung recently, especially since last year's Galaxy Note 7 phone had defective batteries, prompting for a recall and discontinuation of the phone. According to Reuters on Wednesday, its sister company Samsung SDI was hit by a minor fire involving faulty...
Bixby, Samsung's smart voice assistant that was supposed to launch together with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ phones, is now finally available for everyone.
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