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LG G6 to make debut on 26 February, will not carry a Snapdragon 835 SoC - Tech2

LG is expected to announce its new flagship smartphone soon and so far we know that it won't carry over a modular design that the LG G5 had. The company recently released a teaser for the upcoming LG G6 where it suggested that the upcoming handset will ...and more »

Samsung Finally Reveals Why the Note 7 Kept Exploding - WIRED

After months of silence following a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone last October, Samsung disclosed its lengthy findings as to what caused the device's batteries to overheat and catch fire. Based on the company's own investigation and ...and more »

Samsung: Why is it doing so well despite Galaxy Note 7 fiasco? - BBC News

Samsung Electronics saw profits surge 50% in the last three months of 2016, despite the Note 7 phone fiasco. The 9.2 trillion won ($7.2bn; £5.8bn) quarterly profit is the South Korean firm's highest since 2013. In October, the smartphone maker had to ...and more »

Here's Samsung's new 8-step battery safety test - Android Authority (blog)

Samsung has announced new quality assurance measures, including an 8-step battery safety check, following the cancellation of the Galaxy Note 7 last year. The protocols were outlined in a Samsung blog post today, alongside a video explanation of the ...and more »

Samsung reveals cause of Galaxy Note 7 phone fires - Sky News

The company apologises to customers and promises it has "taken several corrective actions to ensure this never happens again". 09:31, UK, Monday 23 January 2017. Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung Electronics' Mobile Communications Business,. Image ...and more »

Samsung Galaxy S8 will not be unveiled at MWC in February - GSMArena.com

Koh Dong-jin, chief of Samsung Mobile held a press conference regarding the Galaxy Note7 battery issues. We already told you what was the problem and what happened when units were replaced. He said the faulty batteries wiped $5.3B off Samsung's ...and more »

Why Samsung is sticking with the Galaxy Note 8 - CNET

At Samsung's 837 "experience store" in New York's trendy Meatpacking District, a few visitors lined up to try the company's virtual reality experience based on the action series "24." Others took in a latte and a comfy chair, surrounded by the latest ...and more »

Samsung closes Galaxy Note7 case, blames manufacturers for exploding batteries - TechRepublic

On Monday, Samsung released the findings of its investigation into the failed Galaxy Note7 phones, concluding that irregularly-sized batteries led to the overheating issues. By Alison DeNisco Rayome | January 23, 2017, 7:57 AM PST. 0. Email; Print ...and more »

Galaxy Note 7 Fires Caused by Battery and Design Flaws, Samsung Says - New York Times

HONG KONG — Samsung, the South Korean conglomerate, blamed battery manufacturing problems and design flaws for the embarrassing and costly failure of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and apologized to its customers and suppliers. In a news conference that ...and more »

Samsung records highest profit jump in 3 years - TechCrunch

Samsung today recorded its biggest leap in profits for three years, up 50 percent year-on-year, showing that there is far more to the company than the Galaxy Note 7 saga. The Korean giant reported an operating profit of KRW 9.22 trillion ($7.92 billion ...and more »