Samsung finally responds to reports that ‘safe’ Note 7 phones are exploding

Samsung finally responds to reports that ‘safe’ Note 7 phones are exploding

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Samsung Note 7 Recall
There is little question that this has been a rough weekend for Samsung executives, who have been dealing with the latest events in a public relations nightmare that just won't stop unfolding. It all started shortly after Samsung released its new flagship Galaxy Note 7 phablet, when reports that the phone was spontaneously exploding began sweeping the web. Samsung would ultimately determine that some units were equipped with faulty batteries, and the company had no choice but to issue a global recall of the 2.5 million handsets that had been shipped to distributors worldwide.But that was only the beginning.

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