Why are Samsung's Note 7 phones catching fire?

Why are Samsung's Note 7 phones catching fire?
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones were scrapped. Pic: Getty

US consumer body says company may have tried to pack too much into battery pouch

South Korean electronics giant Samsung is still struggling to contain the fall-out from problems with its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. Yesterday, the company said it would stop production of the phones, which were overheating and catching fire even after a recall that was supposed to fix the problem.

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