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Three months after Samsung killed production of the fire-starting Galaxy cảnh báo 7 smartphone, the company is now ready khổng lồ explain what went wrong.

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A damaged Samsung Galaxy lưu ý 7 sit on a table in Richmond, Virginia, after it caught fire on Oct. 9.Shawn L. Minter / AP
After two bungled recalls — & three months after Samsung killed production of the fire-starting Galaxy lưu ý 7 smartphone — the South Korean company is now ready lớn explain what went wrong.

The company said at a news conference Monday morning in South Korea that two separate problems with its lithium-ion batteries were khổng lồ blame for the fires, which led to two unprecedented recalls of the điện thoại thông minh.


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Samsung made the unprecedented decision in October to stop production of the Note 7 and issued a second recall after some customers reported that their replacement devices were still catching fire.


DJ Koh, president of thiết bị di động at Samsung, said that during the aftermath, the company worked khổng lồ replicate the incidents & "complete a detailed analysis," according to a translator at the news conference.

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A damaged Samsung Galaxy chú ý 7 sit on a table in Richmond, Virginia, after it caught fire on Oct. 9.Shawn L. Minter / AP

In the case of the first battery, Samsung pointed lớn a kiến thiết flaw in the upper right corner that, in some cases, caused the positive sầu và negative sầu tabs khổng lồ break down, resulting in a short circuit.

The second battery, which came from another manufacturer, was apparently faulty because of a welding defect that could cause the battery to catch fire, it said.


The news comes as Samsung is preparing khổng lồ reveal its fourth-quarter earnings results Monday at 7:30 p.m. ET, which will cover the period that was arguably the most blemished in Samsung"s history.

Related: Galaxy cảnh báo 7 Battery Disaster Knocks Billions Off Samsung"s Profits


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reCall covered 1.9 million phones in the United States. Globally, lớn date, 96 percent of the 3 million phones that were sold have been returned, Samsung said.

Related: Samsung Is Making Remaining Galaxy Note 7 Phones Useless


The Galaxy lưu ý 7 launched Aug. 19 in markets including the United States, with the company touting its iris security scanner as one of its standout features. However, the flagship phone soon turned into a serious fire hazard that was blamed for a number of fires and injuries.


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