Old-timers may remember when, in 2016, Samsung experienced a real PR nightmare. A few Galaxy Note 7s (less than 1% of global production) had problems with their batteries, which in some cases exploded. Before the explosion, those devices would have run out of battery Swells to dangerous levels.
Well, Koreans can relive those days. Collected on Android AuthorityA YouTuber discovered it The battery of the latest Samsung phone is swelling. This seems to indicate, again, serious problems with your device.
Are we going to relive the nightmare of 2016?
YouTuber Arun Maini, also known as Mrwhosetheboss, discovered it Several of your Samsung phones appear to have swollen batteries Alarmingly the swelling reached such a level that the back cover of these terminals ruptured.
The List of affected phones Initially includes Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S10. Maini revealed that Samsung collected the phones for investigation last August, without ever making further contact.
It’s not uncommon for older phone batteries to swell Gas produced inside Over time (especially if they are not used). Granted, there are quite a few old phones on that list, but the other phones in his collection (which includes models from Apple, Google and Asus) Do not show these symptoms regardless of age.
however, Are new phones affected? That’s the million dollar question. Well, during his investigation Maini contacted fellow YouTuber Matt Ancini. This content creator has a huge collection of Samsung terminals and all phones older than three years belong to Unsini Also shows signs of swelling.
After learning this information, Mini tested all its Samsung devices including Galaxy S8, Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 5G and Galaxy Z Fold 2. Also showed the same problem. In the case of the Z Fold 2, it is especially worrying, starting with the high price of these devices and continuing because the terminal is only two years old.
It is interesting that these problems appear on Samsung terminals, especially when there is a Korean brand Stay true to 25W fast charge For the most part it is true that fast charging can accelerate the battery degradation process, but from the nightmare of 2016 Koreans are trouble free including their power units. If there are new developments on this matter, we will update the information.