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Samsung says exploded Note 7 phone in China had no battery problem

Samsung says exploded Note 7 phone in China had no battery problem

Early on Monday, it seemed Samsung Electronics Co.’s smartphone problems had expanded to China, the world’s largest mobile market: Two people posted accounts on Chinese social media saying their Galaxy Note 7 handsets exploded over the weekend.  

But Samsung said its investigation into the first reported fire found no battery problem, reducing concerns. The South Korean tech giant said it was not able to investigate the other reported fire because it could not obtain that phone. 

The two accounts of Galaxy Note 7 fires were widely reported by Chinese and South Korean media, raising alarms because the South Korean...

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