Samsung ceases sales of Galaxy Note 7 to explosion hazard

Samsung ceases sales of Galaxy Note 7 to explosion hazard

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Samsung ceases sales of Galaxy Note 7. There is a risk that the battery explodes. Anyone who has a Galaxy Note 7 will receive a replacement device.

The problem would be less than 0.1% of all the units and can be fixed by replacing the battery. Samsung has, after examination, 35 cases of ‘battery problems’ is obsolete.

It was going to be a “small problem in the production process” that “within two weeks” fixed. It is not clear which supplier is responsible for and Samsung calls it “inappropriate” to that now accessible to the public.

Video: exploded Galaxy Note 7 devices


The Galaxy Note 7 is since August 19 in ten countries, including large markets like the US and China, available. All devices, except those sold in China because that battery other use – to be replaced, both those already in the hands of consumers as to stores are shipped.

In total, there are already 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 devices sold, but it is not clear how many of them need to be replaced. It is clear that the recall is a major expense for Samsung.

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The netherlands

In the Netherlands, was the Galaxy Note 7 is not yet available for purchase, the device would be here and in the rest of the world was originally Friday, september 2, true, but it was a week postponed to september 9. It is not clear when the Galaxy Note 7 is now available in the Netherlands.

However, get customers that the Galaxy Note 7 is already ordered, for the delay a memory card of 128 gb with their order.

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