Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones sold prior to September 15, 2016 have been recalled as the lithium-ion battery in the smartphones can overheat and catch fire.
A YouTube (video of a Galaxy Note7 after overheating and burning has gone viral and has been circulated around the internet, providing consumers with a visual representation of just what can happen when the phone catch fire.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) claims that Samsung has received 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the U.S., including 26 reports of burns, and 55 reports of property damage, including fires in cars and a garage.
Users of Galaxy Note7 smartphones should immediately stop using the devices and power them down if they were purchased before September 15, 2016.
Contact the wireless carrier, retail outlet, or website the device was purchased from to receive free of charge a new Galaxy Note7 with a different battery, a refund or a new replacement device.