All is not well in the world of Samsung after the electronics giant suspended sales of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone with immediate effect. The news comes amid reports of the phone “exploding” and catching fire while charging, with 35 separate cases reported as of September 1.
“To date (as of September 1) there have been 35 cases that have been reported globally and we are currently conducting a thorough inspection with our suppliers to identify possible affected batteries in the market. However, because our customers’ safety is an absolute priority at Samsung, we have stopped sales of the Galaxy Note7.”
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- Source: Tech Crunch