Samsung's Note 7 exploding battery 'fix' is a 60 percent limit

Samsung has a “quick fix” in the works for stubborn Galaxy Note 7 owners who don’t want to return their devices, despite the global recall over batteries that might potentially explode. The company will roll out a software update in South Korea that will limit the Note 7’s battery to a 60 percent charge, which will hopefully prevent overheating, the AP reports. We still don’t know if and when Samsung plans to deliver a similar update to international users, but it’s probably a safe bet, since it will reduce further liability from consumer injury.


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