A new report, backed up by German website MobiFlip, suggests that up to 30% of all Galaxy S4 units have problems with the battery. It’s either draining too fast, failing to work at all and swelling inside the phone.
MobiFlip seems to have contacted a trusted source that works with a German operator and confirms that the Galaxy S4 battery is faulty. With only 6 months since the Galaxy S4 was released for sale, it seems to be too early to start recording battery issues, especially swollen battery issues.
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Battery problems are common, but they are not expected to be noticed after such a short period of time, and especially not in a flagship such as Galaxy S4.
Samsung is expected to give an official response in this matter, though we might have to wait for that for a while. If this seems to be a real problem with the Galaxy S4, Samsung is looking at a really serious issue and might face enormous PR damages.
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