Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Business Samsung in talks with Japan's Murata on S8 batteries Seeking reliable supplier network after Note 7 debacle Murata's headquarters in Kyoto. The company announced the purchase of Sony's battery operations in 2016.
KENICHI YAMADA, Nikkei staff writer February 3, 2017 02:00 JST | South Korea
Samsung Electronics is discussing a supply deal with Japan's Murata Manufacturing for batteries for its next-generation smartphone, it was learned Thursday.
The Galaxy S8, coming this spring, will replace Samsung's top-of-the-line Galaxy Note 7, which was pulled from the market last year after a number of the devices caught fire.
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