Battery starts swelling on a Samsung Galaxy Note 5


Thanks to the second recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, stories about the phablet exploding have pretty much slowed to a crawl. But that doesn’t mean that we won’t hear about battery issues with other phones. A few iPhones have exploded, and a man is suing Samsung for the second and third degree burns he suffered when his Samsung Galaxy S7 edge exploded in his pants pocket.

Today, one of our loyal Phone Arena readers sent us pictures showing how the battery inside his Samsung Galaxy Note 5 swelled up enough to open the casing on the phone. Keep in mind that the Galaxy Note 5 was just last …