News tagged: Samsung SDI

Samsung Won't Use ATL Batteries In Galaxy Note 8

Following the massive recall of Galaxy Note 7, Samsung has decided to ditch batteries from its long-time battery supplier ATL. Not only it won't use them in the upcoming Galaxy Note 8, but the company is also rumoured to use batteries produced by Samsung SDI and Japan's Murata

Samsung Developing Explosion-Proof Batteries

After having big problems with the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung has already taken precautions by implementing a more rigorous battery testing process. The company also know that might not be enough, so they are now looking at safer alternatives to the lithium-polymer batteries that

Sony Is Third Galaxy S8 Battery Supplier

Samsung wants to make sure there aren't any battery-related issues with the upcoming Galaxy S8, as well as making sure there are enough batteries available. Therefore, the company is adding a third battery supplier, Sony, alongside Samsung SDI and Amperex.

Bad Samsung Batteries Cause Factory Fire

Faulty lithium batteries and other waste materials caused a small fire at a Samsung SDI facility in Tianjin, China. The fire didn't lead to any injuries or massive levels of damage, but it's another battery-related headache. Most operations were unaffected.

Samsung To Source Batteries For Galaxy S8 From Japan

The Galaxy Note 7 was a very painful and costly mistake by Samsung, and now they are doing everything to prevent something like that from happening. It seems that the company will still use its own batteries made by Samsung SDI division, but will also source the batteries for

Samsung SDI Wants To Become "Safety-First" Company

Months after the Galaxy Note 7 incident and the official recall of thousands of phablets, we still don't know the exact culprit of the incident, but reportedly the batteries were not the main culprit as Samsung will use them in the upcoming Galaxy S8 and Galaxy A (2017) lineups.