News tagged: Samsung SDI
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.
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.
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
Alongside announcing the main culprit of the Galaxy Note 7's incident, Samsung has also announced that it is investing $128 million into improving the safety of its batteries. Samsung SDI wants to do everything to ensure the recent recall doesn't happen again.
After months of waiting, Samsung has finally revealed results of its investigation of the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. The phablet was recalled twice and cancelled after, and according to the company, both variants had battery problems. The first variant was using batteries supplied by
Samsung will release its report on the Note 7 investigation on Sunday evening. Ahead of that report, the Wall Street Journal has provided some details about what Samsung concluded. The company is reportedly blaming "irregularly sized" batteries and manufacturing problems.
Samsung's battery subsidiary, SDI, has introduced an electric vehicle battery that enables a car to travel up to 310 miles on a 20-minute quick charge. When filling up entirely, the battery has an improved density that offers up to a 372-mile full range.
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.
Apart from all the announcements from CES 2017, a rumour came out saying that Samsung will use the same SDI batteries that were blamed for the Note 7 incident in upcoming Galaxy S8 lineup and recently launched Galaxy A series. Since Samsung has yet to release investigation