NVIDIA recalls tablet computers due to overheating batteries
American technologies company NVIDIA Corp. is recalling approximately 83,000 of its NVIDIA SHIELD tablet computers after receiving reports that the ion-lithium battery in the tablets may overheat and pose a fire hazard.
The affected NVIDIA products have model numbers 1761, P1761W and P1761WX, and serial numbers ranging from 0410215901781 to 0425214604018. The recalled products were sold at GameStop retail outlets nationwide and online at BestBuy.com, NewEgg.com, GameStop.com, and Amazon.com between July 2014 and July 2015.
To date, the company has received four reports of battery overheating, two of which resulted in damage to property. Consumers are asked not to use the tablet computers and to contact the company for details on how to receive a replacement tablet at no cost.
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