Samsung Will Cap the Galaxy Note 7's Maximum Battery Life!!

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    Great info and it confirms many of my beliefs. Thanks!

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    Do you think they will scrap The Note 7 all together and go to the Note 8?

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    I'm thinking it would be suicide. Everything I'm being told is it's "on hold", but not being discontinued. That however remains to be seen as the investigation is ongoing and may not be concluded for months.

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    This morning on my local news they said that the CPSC said they are going to finish this Asap.

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    Capping the battery to 60% is amazing. Let's see of they can get away with that here in the US. I suggest not. False advertising, bait and stitch, the US attorneys will come up with some reason to sue the pants off Samsung.

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    Are they capping it at 60% because they aren't getting the new non-exploding version? I just preordered the new one. If they are going to do that in the US, it would be nice to know before I get it. Not wanting to charge my phone daily because they sold a **** product.
     
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    They are reducing the charging capacity to prevent overheating the battery and creating internal shunts (shorts). Whether it's because of shortages in the battery supply or to address people who refuse to stop using them is the question. I think it's the latter.

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    Could they update just the exploding versions? Or are the new ones exploding too?
     
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    No, just the first release version. New ones are sporting a different battery claimed to be safe.

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    Can I disable updates?