Arun Maini, a YouTuber, claims that his Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10e, and the relatively newer Galaxy Z Fold 2 are affected by a battery issue that is causing the battery casing to fall while causing the back covers of the phones to pop open. The YouTuber claims that the issue might be limited to Samsung phones as he stores all phones from different brands under the same atmospheric and temperature conditions.
However, he notes that the heatwave that recently shattered the UK, where the YouTuber resides, might have increased the atmospheric temperature in the storage area used for the review units, which in turn may have led to an increase of lithium batteries on these smartphones.
According to the YouTuber, Samsung launched an investigation into the matter that obligated the company to send the affected phones to their Euro QA Laboratory on August 1st. Despite the fact, the company has not provided an explanation, report, or follow-up on the matter for over 50 days.
Besides, other YouTubers, including Matt Ansini, the host of the This Is channel, claim that every Samsung smartphone in their collection aging over three years has had a similar fate, while Marques Brownlee (formerly known as MKBHD) claims that the Samsung is the only brand of devices with which he has encountered a battery swelling issue.
Years after I became addicted to these Samsung phones, I''ve had several batteries gone. Never a company other than Google. https://t.co/mhbAAkp9UA
Samsung has reached out to Gadgets 360, which is yet to provide any clarification on the YouTuber''s claims. This article will be updated once a response from the company is received.