Dell battery recall prompts inquiry into all Sony laptop batteries

CIMG3042-1200.jpgAs you may have heard, Dell is scrambling to recall 4.1 million laptop batteries after comfirming that there was really something wrong with them.  Interestingly, the batteries are made by Sony and are not unlike batteries used in Apple, HP & Sony laptops. 

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission acknowledged on Tuesday that the batteries “are not unique to just the Dell notebook computers,” and have launched a review of all Sony laptop cells manufactured between April 2004 and June of this year. Some manufacturers, like Apple, claim to be looking into the matter on their own, while others — namely HP — have publicly distanced themselves from the affair by stating that “It’s a Dell issue.”

You may recall that Apple had a similar battery problem and launched an exchange program for MacBook Pros sold from February to May of this year.  It’s possible that your Sony or HP are next to go up in flames?  Chances are slim, but until the issue is resolved, I wouldn’t keep that laptop of yours running 24/7.

3 thoughts on “Dell battery recall prompts inquiry into all Sony laptop batteries

  1. There’s no chance that’s true, right? The iPhone never used to be quite like that. I am seasoned enough to remember the very first one that even had input recognition AND two mouse buttons, forget all this stuff they have.

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