Researcher says bad battery design, manufacturing errors led to Note7 debacle

Samsung and a U.S. safety commission have recalled a million Note7 phones amidst concerns that their batteries are dangerously flawed. One researchers suggests the problems are directly related to poor battery design and Li-ion manufacturing issues.
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