[AI] nokia battery
firojjee at gawab.com
Wed Aug 15 09:18:31 EDT 2007
Wednesday August 15, 2007
Nokia users heed this call
PETALING JAYA: If you are using a Nokia cellphone, check its battery to see
if it is the BL-5C type.
Nokia said a batch of BL-5C batteries was prone to overheating when the
phone was being recharged.
Those affected should go to the webpage
for instructions on how to check if their battery is from the troublesome
The webpage provides pointers on how to get a replacement battery. Nokia
said the replacements would be free of charge and that the new battery would
couriered to affected users.
According to Nokia, there has been about 100 reported incidents worldwide of
the battery overheating, with no instances of serious injury or property
Nokia has several suppliers for BL-5C batteries who have collectively
produced more than 300 million units.
However, the company said the advisory only applied to 46 million batteries
manufactured by Matsushita between December 2005 and November 2006.
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