Samsung reportedly plans to stay away from both suppliers for its next smartphones as they failed to resolve any of the problems in Note 7.
While Samsung is still recovering from the PR disaster of Galaxy Note 7's battery explosions, it would not be surprising if the Korean phone maker would decide to abandon the Note brand altogether.
The Galaxy Note 7's troubles were initially blamed on a battery cell issue which was apparently widespread in the ones supplied by Samsung's own battery making unit, Samsung SDI. A Samsung executive has told the Maeil Business Newspaper that Samsung are looking at diverse suppliers, including LG Chem.
A dual lens camera has become essential among top end smartphones, so Samsung's decision to add one to the Galaxy S8 makes sense.
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The coalition announced that a U.S. service member accompanying elite Iraqi forces northeast of Mosul was killed on Thursday. The governor of Kirkuk, Najmeddin Karim, told AFP he suspected the involvement of IS sleeper cells.
After being heavily criticized for the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, Samsung is working hard on its next flagship, the Galaxy S8. Samsung has lost a lot of customers and fans, it doesn't want to repeat the history with another flagship device, The Galaxy S8. One of the most recent reports about the S8 claim that it will harness on a specific technology used in the Note 7.
The Galaxy S8 is expected to come out early next year. However, none of the talks have been official and it still remains to be seen if LG will entertain such an arrangement.
Any rechargeable piece of equipment that you've got nowadays uses a couple of lithium iron cells strung together in a battery.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 and the S7 Edge are shown in this photo.