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Samsung Issues Smartphone Recall- Explosion Hazard

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Samsung has recalled its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone following reports of devices exploding due to a battery issue.

About the Samsung Smartphone Recall

Samsung has issued a recall for Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after reports of the devices exploding during charging.

According to NorthJersey, the smartphone’s malfunction is due to a battery cell issue and seems to be related to charging the devices. Samsung will replace your Galaxy Note 7 starting next week, or a consumer can exchange them for other models immediately, with a refund for a price difference.

Besides recalling the smartphone, Samsung is also stopping sales of the devices until the issue is resolved.

Description of Recalled Smartphones

Information provided by Samsung.

  • The recalled smartphones have a screen that is curved on both sides, which meet a curved back.
  • The recalled smartphones are accompanied by a stylus called an “S Pen”.
  • The recalled smartphones are available in four colors: Black Onyx, Blue Coral, Gold Platinum, and Silver Titanium.

Incidents and Injuries Reported

Information provided by NorthJersey.

  • There have been 35 reports of faulty batteries.
  • Samsung is working with suppliers to determine the number of affected devices that are in the market.

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