Samsung halts new Note 7 production, operators suspend sales

Monday 10 October 2016 | 09:05 CET | News
Samsung customers have reported fires with the newly released Note 7 devices, prompting the company to stop production and certain operators to stop selling the phones, Bloomberg reported, citing anonymous sources with direct knowledge of the matter. According to customers, the new Note 7s can overheat and catch fire. The devices had to be recalled two months ago on reports batteries caught fire. Samsung confirmed it is temporarily adjusting the Galaxy Note 7 product schedule in order to ensure quality and safety matters. The report said that Telstra and T-Mobile US have both stopped selling

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Samsung / Sprint / Telstra / T-Mobile US / Verizon
Countries: World
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