Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Nokia warns of overheating batteries
Posted on 9-Feb-2003 00:03 | Tags Filed under: News



Nokia released the following, regarding faulty batteries made by third parties and pirate companies:

"Over the past months, cases have been reported of non-original mobile phone batteries overheating in the European, African and Asian regions, causing damage to both batteries and phones. As these reported cases understandably raise public concern, Nokia wants to raise consumer awareness about non-original batteries and the possible consequences of using non-original batteries.

Nokia is currently conducting a thorough investigation of various non-original batteries manufactured by different entities and obtained in a number of regions. Based on the investigation conducted on the non-original batteries that Nokia has been able to obtain, the batteries appear to not fulfill the safety and quality requirements Nokia applies to original Nokia batteries. It is also possible that using non-original mobile phone chargers increase the risk of battery malfunction.

Original Nokia batteries and chargers are designed and manufactured adhering to stringent safety and quality measures. These include very strict requirements regarding the materials and insulation used inside the batteries as well as continuous production control and intensive product testing.

At Nokia, product safety and quality is an integral part of our business. Nokia recommends that consumers use only original Nokia accessories with Nokia mobile phones. Under the normal Nokia warranty provisions, using non-original accessories may invalidate the warranty."


More information: http://press.nokia.com/PR/200302/890866_5.htm...




comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

End of Net Neutrality in the USA
Created by Pumpedd, last reply by huckster on 15-Dec-2017 21:19 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Buy electrical goods from shop normal for electrician to charge more in labour?
Created by Stu1, last reply by Bung on 17-Dec-2017 10:22 (69 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


The last thing you'd want to have, Hair Loss.
Created by Coil, last reply by linw on 18-Dec-2017 11:43 (67 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Star Wars BBQ
Created by MikeB4, last reply by Tinkerisk on 17-Dec-2017 21:04 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


2018 Census Q&A
Created by freitasm, last reply by nunz on 15-Dec-2017 19:17 (63 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


SPOILERS - Starwars VIII The Last Jedi - SPOILERS
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by chiefie on 18-Dec-2017 12:21 (12 replies)

Strange flashes
Created by Geektastic, last reply by afe66 on 18-Dec-2017 10:56 (10 replies)

Courier woes - what to do?
Created by redeye52, last reply by Technofreak on 15-Dec-2017 11:04 (42 replies)
Pages... 2 3