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Samsung phones on fire : Company recalls 1 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after battery explosions

President of Samsung mobiles recalls faulty handsets after reports of some Galaxy Note 7 pieces exploding

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  • Samsung says it is suspending sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone
  • Buyers reported that their phones caught fire or exploded while charging
  • Samsung said it has confirmed 35 such cases

SEOUL,Sept 05, 2016: Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung’s mobile business said that customers who already bought Note 7s will be able to swap them for new smartphones, regardless of the purchasing date.

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Samsung said it has sold more than 1 million Note 7 smartphones since the product’s launch and it is suspending sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after finding batteries of some of the gadgets exploded while they were charging.

The announcement comes just two weeks after Samsung launched its latest flagship smartphone.

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Some buyers reported their phones caught fire or exploded while charging, and Samsung said it had confirmed 35 such cases, caused by faulty batteries. (VOA)

 

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  • Jagpreet Kaur Sandhu

    The top brand has many allegations. The phones even hang after sometime use…it’s known fact that theres company big fault.

  • Kabir Chaudhary

    THAT IS WHY I PREFER NOKIA!!

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Samsung All Set to Bring Galaxy Tab S4

Galaxy Tab S4 comes with a whopping 7,300mAh battery. It has entertainment features like high PPI displays, quad speakers and Dolby Atmos support

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Samsung India set to launch Galaxy Tab S4 this week for Rs 60,000. Flickr

Samsung India is geared up to launch its flagship Galaxy Tab S4 this week for nearly Rs 60,000 that comes with Samsung “DeX” docking station and S Pen.

The 2-in-1 Android tablet was launched globally in August before the unveling of Galaxy Note 9.

Industry sources told IANS on Tuesday that Samsung delayed the India launch of Galaxy Tab S4 to cash in on the festive season.

The move is aimed at growing faster than the industry growth rate of 20-25 per cent expected during the festive season, the sources added.

According to the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) tablet tracker for Q2 2018, Samsung Electronics grabbed the second spot by shipping 5.3 million units, after Apple.

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Galaxy Tab S4 comes with immersive display, four speakers and enhanced entertainment features.

The “DeX” feature helps consumers enjoy a PC-like interface even without a monitor and S Pen can be used to draw and take notes, among other things.

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Galaxy Tab S4 comes with a whopping 7,300mAh battery. It has entertainment features like high PPI displays, quad speakers and Dolby Atmos support.

According to the industry sources, the device with better specifications and features is aimed at taking on Apple’s iPad Pro and Microsoft’s Surface tablet which are priced on the higher side. (IANS)