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Lenovo Recollects 78,000 Devices Over Fire Danger

After handsets it is now the laptops that are encountering the issues of fire. Chinese maker Lenovo has recollected its ThinkPad devices in Canada and the U.S. due to some fire issue. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has unveiled that almost 78,000 ThinkPad X1 Carbon units of fifth generation model have been recollected by the firm owing to this problem.

Lenovo Recollects 78,000 Devices Over Fire Danger

The report also claims that the fire danger is posed by a movable screw, which can result in overheating and can harm the battery. The injury can also result in fire and needs instantaneous repair. The firm has set the recollect date and also unveils that it traded 55,500 units out of the 78,000 units in Canada.

To recollect, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon arrives in Black and Silver color versions and is the 5th generation of the portfolio. The firm also claimed that the name of the device is 5th generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon and the device type will be 20HR, 20HQ, 20K4, or 20K3. On the bottom of the device, the serial number will be printed.

The 78,000 impacted devices were made between December 2016 and October 2017. The firm also asked the users of ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th generation to instantly give a visit to support.lenovo.com/X1C_5GEN_RECALL in order to verify if their device is comprised in the recollect list or not. In addition to this, it has also asked the consumers to instantly stop employing the device if it is present on the list.

Lately, a fire incident took place in Mumbai where an OnePlus 3T consumer posted that the handset blasted while charging. The consumer shared the situation on Facebook in addition to the images which displayed a totally broken handset. Till now the firm has not yet rolled out any authorized statement on the situation.

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