In a statement on the matter provided to CNET, Samsung said: "From a thorough investigation, we have found that the battery used in the device was not manufactured by Samsung or a company authorised by Samsung".
For Samsung, the most serious issue with phones exploding and catching fire was around the Galaxy Note 7, which was eventually pulled out of production.
Samsung and other cell phone manufacturers always stress on using genuine spares for their products. According to someone who has seen Kuo's note dated today, the analyst says that there are four companies seeking Samsung's business for an under-glass fingerprint scanner.
"Coated in Corning Gorilla Glass 5.0, the Galaxy Note 8 has a 6.3-inch screen with Super AMOLED display, allowing for clearer videos and images with a resolution of 2,960 x 1440 (Quad HD)". The video shows the man falling to the ground as soon as the phone explodes in his face with a bright white-blue light. The Smartphone is one of Samsung's older Galaxy Duos, and it was launched in 2013.
As per a new report, the model in question here had a third-party battery.
A bystander rushes to help before Yulianto manages to remove his shirt. Either of the two could be awarded a new supply contract following Samsung's testing period and the tech giant's long-term partner Egis may also be commissioned for additional components, with the firm already having a vast experience in manufacturing fingerprint sensors for Samsung.
According to a string of posts on social media and Reddit, customers on all four major phone networks in the US as well as some users in Europe and Australia have been experiencing intermittent problems receiving text messages on their device.