Samsung Admits Battery Swelling Issue with Galaxy S4; Offering Free Replacements

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  1. dgstorm

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    Apparently, the Samsung Galaxy S4 battery swelling issue is becoming a fairly widespread issue. Customers started complaining about overheating, endurance degradation, and swelling of the battery. The problem has grown to affect nearly 30% of users by one estimate. Samsung has acknowledged the issue and is actually now offering replacements for those affected.

    Sound of if you have experienced this problem.

    Source: PhoneArena
     
  2. johnomaz

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    I'll check my wife's this afternoon when we get home from work. My DroidX's battery swelled and damaged the screen.
     
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    When are they gonna replace the swollen battery on my gnex?

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    Mine seems ok...
     
  5. jackiescivic

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    Hmm, good to know. I don't recall coming across any of my customers with this issue, but at least I can give them a solution

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    My Note N7000 replace 4 times in 2 years due to swelling. Why? Cause I do irregular charging :eek:

    Blame me on flashing daily and tweaking :p

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