A new report has been surfaced claiming that Samsung might be getting a little help from its competitor LG batteries for Galaxy S8. Samsung, as per the latest notes willing to work with its main South Korean rival in order to ensure that the upcoming Galaxy S8’s battery is problem-free. Why and how? Here are the details to make a worthwhile concern.
However, it is understandable that the tragedy made by the infamous Galaxy Note 7, made Samsung think different now, regarding its battery line up. Because its new Note, which is going to be last series spontaneously catching-fire – a big problem linked to its battery. Speculation of a merger with LG Chem, producer of LG’s lithium-ion batteries, could be a considering attempt from Samsung to secure its future-generation flagships from exploding.
It was weeks ago when the first and the third explosion, Samsung had initially suspected that the Samsung SDI batteries were the source of the Galaxy Note 7’s overheating issue. But after recalling the note and switching to its other component manufacturing partner ATL (Amperex Technology Limited), the company again shipped the handsets, but the overheating problem didn’t vanished rather persisted, and Samsung finally took the step and cancelled the Galaxy Note 7.
Now that Samsung Electronics must choose another alternative un-faulty components related to the next-generation Galaxy S flagships. Sources from the home town say the battery supply deal between LG Chem and Samsung isn’t signed yet, but nevertheless will not happen in the near future. Talks could be underway, which is still a secret because Sammy and LG usually avaoid buying parts from each other since they fiercely compete in dozens of types of customer electronic products. While the Battery is also an electronic component, thus put their decision into wild very soon.
If, otherwise LG ready to supply batteries on the Samsung Galaxy S8 could mean a huge business for both the companies. Samsung may be cautious in further funding one of its direct competitors, it already makes use of LG’s Innotek department for its smartphone’s camera modules.
“We are looking at diverse suppliers, including LG Chem”, from The Korea Herald. This statement was with regard to new efforts by the company to diversify its battery suppliers.
For today this is it and Samsung is yet to officially confirm the cause of the Galaxy Note 7 overheating issue but it’s widely expected to be the fault of battery. If LG partners Samsung in order to integrate it own battery line on the new Galaxy S8 and if it’s accurate, then, this seems even more likely to be true.
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