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October 16, 2013

Samsung to Replace Swollen Batteries in the S4



According to a statement released to Trusted Reviews, Samsung is aware of the swollen battery issue that has plagued number of Galaxy S4 users. They also note that the issue has “affected a limited number of customers” and will offer a free battery replacement.

Affected customers are requested to visit Samsung’s nearest service centre to receive the replacement. Samsung hasn’t shed any more details including which countries will be covered under the replacement program nor any webpage stating the same. Our request to Samsung has also gone unanswered.

Last week, German blog, Mobiflip’s source working with a German carrier claimed almost 30 percent of users with the Galaxy S4 were affected.

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Dave Thornton

Senior Editor

Senior Editor
Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini