Samsung's new Note7 update will cripple the phone's battery capacity


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Shortly after the first recall of Samsung's Galaxy Note7, which was due to the phones' batteries overheating and catching fire, Samsung pushed an obligatory software update, which reduced the devices' battery capacity to 60%.

Now that the phone has been fully recalled and discontinued, some owners are still holding onto it. So Samsung is pushing a similar update in Europe, which will also be limiting the battery capacity to 60%. 

"The update is the latest measure taken by the company to reduce customer risk and simultaneously drive all remaining Galaxy Note 7 customers in Europe to replace their devices immediately," Samsung said in a press release Tuesday. Read more...

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