Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Warning! Put off your Samsung 7 Galaxy Phones now

Samsung a South Korean tech giant has issued out a very strong warning to their customers.
Recently one of its phones caught fire in a lab in Singapore and since they place prority on their customers they are taking the safety issues seriously. CNN reports that almost $19billion has been lost by the firm since the report.

BBC also gathered that after serious investigations on different reports they had no choice but to  urge their owners of the Galaxy Note 7 to turn off its high-end smartphone while it investigates new reports of the device catching fire. The firm has also announced they will stop sales of the phones after recalling 2.5million phones in September.

According to BBC 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.

Consumers with either an original Galaxy Note 7 or replacement Galaxy Note 7 device should power down and stop using the device and take advantage of the remedies available. Users were instructed.

As late as Monday evening a spokeswoman insisted the phones were safe to use.

South Korean media reports suggest the company is likely to stop selling the phone permanently.
The problems for Samsung come at a crucial time for the firm according to technology analyst.


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