Samsung tested the batteries for the Galaxy Note 7 at facilities the company owns instead of using a third-party lab.
Samsung's Note 7 battery woes may be due in part to its use of an internal testing lab.
The batteries that power Samsung's smartphones (including that Galaxy Note 7), are tested in a lab that's owned by the company. While it tests to ensure its phone batteries are certified by US wireless industry group the CTIA, Samsu...
Samsung has recalled more than 2.5 million of the phones after faulty batteries reportedly caused the device to catch fire.
The Korean electronics titan used its own lab to make sure the phones were safe to sell.