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Samsung stopped producing Galaxy Note 7, asked customer to switch off their devices

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Samsung stopped producing Galaxy Note 7, asked customer to switch off their devices
South Korean tech giant Samsung is going through the rough phase of their smartphone business, company's biggest and recently launched flagship phone Galaxy Note 7 has made the headline with all the bad reasons.




To brief you about the incident, as we all are aware Galaxy Note 7 started catching fire after the commercial launch and Samsung recalled 2.5 million phones in September after complaints of exploding batteries, and later replaced the older devices with new one and insisted that all replaced devices were safe, but there are now reports that even those phones were catching fire.
A man in Kentucky said he woke up to a bedroom full of smoke from a replaced Note 7, days after a domestic flight in the US was evacuated after a new device started emitting smoke in the cabin.


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After all these reports Samsung has halted the production of the device with the immediate effect.

Samsung stops production of Samsung Galaxy Note 7






As per the recent reports, Samsung Electronics Co. has temporarily suspended production of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, an official at a supplier for Samsung said Monday, amid a series of media reports that some Note 7 replacements have caught fire.

The halt is in cooperation with consumer safety regulators from South Korea, the United States, and China, the official said on the condition of anonymity.

"This measure includes a Samsung plant in Vietnam that is responsible for global shipments (of the Galaxy Note 7)," the official said.

Samsung started selling the Note 7 in South Korea on Aug. 19 but announced a global recall of 2.5 million units earlier last month following reports of some of the devices catching fire while being charged.

Samsung has encouraged owners of the Note 7 to swap their devices for new ones, but media reports said some new Note 7s in the U.S. and Taiwan have also caught fire.

Confirming the above report company said, "Because consumers' safety remains our top priority, Samsung will ask all carrier and retail partners globally to stop sales and exchanges of the Galaxy Note 7 while the investigation is taking place."

Asked existing customer to switch off its devices





The company also asked the consumer to switch off their devices, adding to the earlier statement company also said, "Because consumers' safety remains our top priority, Samsung will ask all carrier and retail partners globally to stop sales and exchanges of the Galaxy Note 7 while the investigation is taking place."

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As per the South Korean media reports, the company is likely to stop selling the phone permanently.
So, if you are using Samsung Galaxy Note 7, we would request you to switch off your phone and wait for the Samsung next statement.

This incident will give impact on the Samsung smartphone sales, and will definitely be helpful for the Apple iPhone 7 this festive session. This blow will also help Google to increase the sale of their newly launched pixel phones.

So what you guys think about this, do let us know in the comment section below and share any such instances you may come across with Galaxy Note 7.  

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