Sony Recalling VAIO Flip Laptops: Immediate Fire and Burn Hazard

/ 9 years ago


Sony has issued a product recall of thousands of VAIO “Fit 11a/ Flip” notebooks sold in the USA between February and April of this year. The issues with the product’s bearing the model number SVF11N13CXS are that the batteries used are dangerous. The Panasonic manufactured lithium-ion batteries can overheat and cause fire or burn hazards to users. As of making the announcement no injuries have been reported from the four incidents which have occurred. All four incidents occurred in Asia and overheating baterries led to “units smoking, catching fire and melting”.  Owners of SVF11N13CXS model number VAIO flip notebooks are advised to immediately stop using their devices, check ifn they need to be returned and then contact sony for a repair or full refund.


More details are provided by Sony on their esupport website here.

Images courtesy of Sony

Topics: , , ,


By supporting eTeknix, you help us grow and continue to bring you the latest newsreviews, and competitions. Follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram to keep up with the latest technology news, reviews and more. Share your favourite articles, chat with the team and more. Also check out eTeknix YouTube, where you'll find our latest video reviews, event coverage and features in 4K!

Looking for more exciting features on the latest technology? Check out our What We Know So Far section or our Fun Reads for some interesting original features.

eTeknix Facebook eTeknix Twitter eTeknix Instagram eTeknix Instagram
  • Be Social With eTeknix

    Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Reddit RSS Discord Patreon TikTok Twitch
  • Features

Send this to a friend