Warning of Exploding Phones After Toddler Injured

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Warning of Exploding Phones After Toddler Injured

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Cambodia News (Thbong Khmom): A Khmer social media post says that a toddler was injured in the face when a phone exploded, and the person is warning people to take care.

According to social media, an account name Sen Sanas posted, " I used to hear from the news, but now it happened on my grandchildren who lived in Kroch Chmar district, Thbong Kmum. My niece charged a phone about 4 to 5 meters from the kid, but the kid still got attacked from the explosion. Please be aware of charging the phone."

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What odds on it being a cheap copy phone??
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Either that or battery and charger issues?
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The instance of exploding phones in Cambodia is pretty high relative to the outside world. Cheap chargers, poor power source
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I was told this problem stems from cheap fake Samsung batteries made in China. They start to swell up and get really hot, is one of the tell-tale signs. Always keep an eye your new phone's battery if bought here, and particularly if Samsung.
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And that was from 4 meters away.

Many parents leave the phone in the baby's hands to distract him, even while charging.
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I was setting up an apartment in Nepal years ago when I kept getting non-working or faulty appliances, power boards etc. I mentioned it to an NGO friend who was of the understanding that many developing countries get the "seconds" from manufacturers. That is, the products that fail to pass testing at an A level, products that would be delivered countries with high safety standard requirements, are shipped to developing countries with lower requirements. Whether this is the case with phone batteries or is actually a practice of manufacturers, I don't know. It seems a reasonable assumption.
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GMJS-CEO wrote: Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:37 am The instance of exploding phones in Cambodia is pretty high relative to the outside world. Cheap chargers, poor power source
As is the instances of death by electrocution, and cars bursting into flames.
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Sometimes even phones for 800 bucks start to burn and you can't bring them on an airplane anymore.
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