The South Korean company has been forced to recall 2.8 million washing machines in the U.S. following reports that they are falling apart during use. One unlucky customer suffered a broken jaw when the top of their unit blew off.
Still mourning the loss of your Galaxy Note 7? Xiaomi’s new Mi Note 2 can help you forget all about it. The stunning phablet shares a lot in common with Samsung’s failed flagship — and offers even better specifications.
Now that Samsung has asked for all Galaxy Note 7 units to be returned and ceased production, the device is worthless. Even if you decide to keep yours (which you shouldn’t), it’s going to have no resale value. But you might be surprised to learn that its box has.
Some Note 7 owners have already taken to selling their packaging on eBay, and some listings are calling for as much as $60.
The South Korean company initially believed that defective batteries from a certain supplier were the problem, but after replacement units with new cells started catching fire, Samsung has been unable to pinpoint the cause of the issue.
Forget what you’ve read about the Galaxy Note 7 exploding (and wiping out family cars, hotel rooms and homes). Samsung’s latest phablet delivers an improved design, faster internals, an iris scanner, the same great camera we got with the Galaxy S7 and an even better display.
When this baby goes on sale again, without that dreaded battery fault, it will be the best smartphone available — and the iPhone 7 (probably) won’t change a thing.
Samsung’s most successful smartphone launch quickly turned into its most miserable last week when it announced a worldwide recall of the Galaxy Note 7. The South Korean company has now confirmed that the move will cost a “heartbreaking amount” of money.