Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung Electronics' Mobile Communications Business. Samsung on Monday said faulty batteries caused its flagship Galaxy Note 7 phones to catch fire and announced steps to avoid repeat incidents, as it tries to restore trust and regain momentum in the smartphone business. Photo: Reuters Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung Electronics' Mobile Communications Business. Samsung on Monday said faulty batteries caused its flagship Galaxy Note 7 phones to catch fire and announced steps to avoid repeat incidents, as it tries to restore trust and regain momentum in the smartphone business. Photo: Reuters
Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung Electronics' Mobile Communications Business. Samsung on Monday said faulty batteries caused its flagship Galaxy Note 7 phones to catch fire and announced steps to avoid repeat incidents, as it tries to restore trust and regain momentum in the smartphone business. Photo: Reuters

Samsung: Note 7 battery design, manufacturing caused fires

Report compiled by Samsung and third-party researchers it hired to work on the investigation into one of the biggest tech failures in tech history

Topic |   Samsung Electronics
Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung Electronics' Mobile Communications Business. Samsung on Monday said faulty batteries caused its flagship Galaxy Note 7 phones to catch fire and announced steps to avoid repeat incidents, as it tries to restore trust and regain momentum in the smartphone business. Photo: Reuters Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung Electronics' Mobile Communications Business. Samsung on Monday said faulty batteries caused its flagship Galaxy Note 7 phones to catch fire and announced steps to avoid repeat incidents, as it tries to restore trust and regain momentum in the smartphone business. Photo: Reuters
Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung Electronics' Mobile Communications Business. Samsung on Monday said faulty batteries caused its flagship Galaxy Note 7 phones to catch fire and announced steps to avoid repeat incidents, as it tries to restore trust and regain momentum in the smartphone business. Photo: Reuters
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