Tech Report: Is the lithium-ion battery in your phone safe?


SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Is the battery in your smartphone safe?

You may be wondering that. The recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, and all the reports of that device and others catching on fire, is putting a spotlight on the lithium-ion batteries in our phones.

KRON4’s Tech Reporter Gabe Slate takes a closer look at these batteries and shows you how to make sure you are safe.

Watch the above video to see Gabe’s full tech report.

He breaks down why these phones catch fire.

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