Why are Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge phones exploding?

Samsung is really on the hot seat right now because of the issues of their phones lately.

 

Samsung has already been forced to recall the Note 7 handset due to them exploding. The fault has been put down to a problem with the batteries, which caused the phone to overheat and in some cases burst into flames and leak dangerous chemicals.

American Daniel Ramirez was badly burned when his S7 Edge exploded in his pocket – prompting him to sue Samsung for £11,000.


But the South Korean tech giant has say there aren’t any confirmed issues with the S7, and there are no plans to recall the handset as there have only been a handful of incidents.

It is possible the explosion cases could have been caused by malfunctioning batteries – an issue which can be caused by using cheap charging cables.

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Read more: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1781420/why-are-samsung-galaxy-s7-edge-phones-exploding/