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Probe finds battery is main cause of Galaxy Note 7 fires: source

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Analysts say it is critical for Samsung to provide a detailed explanation about what went wrong with the Note 7 and how it will prevent such problems from recurring if it is to regain consumer trust.

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A SAMSUNG Electronics Co Ltd investigation into what caused some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire has concluded that the battery was the main reason, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

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