A Samsung Galaxy Note exploded over a weekend, injuring a 55-year aged Korean male who had a device in his pocket. The English book of The Chosunilbo reported that a male was being treated for second-degree browns on his right thigh from a incident.
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This mirrors incidents that have occurred with iPhones in a final integrate of years, though as Philip Elmer-Dewitt noted during Forbes, Samsung battery fires have gotten a fragment of a courtesy that Apple’s iPhone received.
The same news from The Chosunilbo also mentioned a schoolboy in Gwangju who suffered damage when his Samsung Galaxy SII exploded in his pants pocket. A Motorola Droid Bionic held fire during Defcon in Jul of 2012.
The reality, of course, is that lithium ion batteries can locate fire. It’s not disdainful to Apple, Samsung, or any other device maker. Heretofore, Apple has gotten a lot of coverage for a incidents involving a iPhone since Apple gets a jagged volume of coverage for anything and all it does, for both good and ill.
In Dec of 2011, Mobie and Best Buy (Rocketfish brand) both recalled battery extender cases for a iPhone associated to overheating problems. In Apr of 2008, Sony and Apple both staid a lawsuit relating to poor MacBook batteries.
As of this writing, no category movement has been launched opposite Samsung for a battery fires occurring with a devices.
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