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Galaxy Note 7 recall: How to tell if the battery will explode


Galaxy Note 7 recall: How to tell if the battery will explode
In case you haven't heard, Samsung issued a global recall of the Galaxy Note 7.As many as 2.5 million units will be replaced in the coming weeks after Samsung identified at least 35 cases where faulty batteries could have caused explosions.The company is replacing all existing Galaxy Note 7 units free of charge, which means you should really return yours now, even if even if you do have to wait a few more weeks for a replacement.If you'd rather live on the edge though, a new report reveals one way you could check whether your Galaxy Note 7 contains potentially faulty battery packs.


Samsung offers cash incentives to Galaxy Note 7 customers after exploding battery kerfuffle


Samsung offers cash incentives to Galaxy Note 7 customers after exploding battery kerfuffle
Please refresh this page in your browser to reload this live event videoThe Live Event you are trying to watch is either unavailable or has not started Please refresh this page in your browser to reload this live event videoSamsung is reportedly offering people who bought its Galaxy Note 7 cash incentives to stick with the brand, rather than exchange it for a rival smartphone maker's device.Samsung's US subsidiary said on Friday that it will offer customers a $25 credit if they exchange their Galaxy Note 7 for another Samsung smartphone, rather than get a refund.Customers can swap their phone for a Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge or a replacement Galaxy Note 7 in exchange for $25, in the form of a gift card or bill credit, according to Recode .Samsung told the website it expects to have replacement Galaxy Note 7 devices as soon as next week.


Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall needs to be 'official', says Consumer Reports


Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall needs to be 'official', says Consumer Reports
Samsung Galaxy Note7 battery exploding issue: There's need to be an official recall, says US group Consumer Reports.Samsung Galaxy Note7 battery exploding issue: There's need to be an official recall, says US group Consumer Reports.Samsung has stopped sales of Galaxy Note 7 units globally amid reports of the device's battery exploding for some users, and offered an exchange program for those in the US who bought the phone, but there's a catch.The company has not yet issued an 'official' recall for products sold so far, and according to US watchdog group Consumer Reports, this is a serious problem.






How to trade in your Galaxy Note 7 for one that won't explode


How to trade in your Galaxy Note 7 for one that won't explode
In no uncertain terms, we called the Galaxy Note 7 the best Android smartphone that has ever existed in our in-depth review.As a matter of fact, we called it the best phablet, period, since Apple's Plus-size iPhone models have no special features at all that take advantage of that extra screen real estate.Sadly, some new Galaxy Note 7 handsets shipped with a feature that wasn't advertised on the box: they had a battery problem that caused them to explode while charging.You can see photos of the aftermath right here.


Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 recall has a 22-year-old precedent


Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 recall has a 22-year-old precedent
Samsung's recent mass recall of the Galaxy Note 7 is being regarded as an unprecedented and potentially damaging move on the part of the Korean tech titan, but it's worth noting that it's very much in line with Samsung's business philosophy.Although some are predicting that the recall will put the company on unstable footing even as they're readying to go toe to toe with the new iPhone, their willingness to make mass recalls is actually what helped establish Samsung as an industry leader.According to a report in the Korea Herald, what we're seeing is the echo of a change in company policy all the way back in 1993.At the time, the company suffered from an abysmal defective rate.


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