Following the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco in 2016, Samsung bounced back with an impressive Galaxy S8 this year that has been praised for its design as well as performance. Now, a latest report from the Wall Street Journal states that Samsung is all set to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 next month. Continue reading “Samsung will reportedly release Galaxy Note 7 ‘Fandom Edition’ on July 7”
[Update] – Samsung India spokesperson has told Mashable India that, “The report on Samsung planning to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in India is incorrect“.
Samsung had to discontinue last year’s flagship Galaxy Note 7 over two separate battery issues that caused explosions. Now a report says the company is planning to sell refurbished phones with a lower capacity. Continue reading “Samsung to reportedly sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 in India”
South Korean giant, Samsung announced its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2016. The company has reported 50% profit surge in its fourth quarter due to its semiconductor and display businesses, despite the Note 7 debacle. Continue reading “Samsung predicts 50 percent jump in fourth quarter 2016 operating profit”
After the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, the South Korean giant Samsung has taken an unusual step to prevent a further explosion. This news comes after some Galaxy Note 7 users out there don’t want to return their devices. As promised, the company has started slowly to force the users to return their device. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note7 to get new update in the U.S. to stop it from charging, except Verizon units”
South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly working on its next flagship smartphone dubbed as Galaxy S8. In an attempt to make difference and bounce back from Galaxy Note 7 tragedy, Samsung is planning to implement artificial intelligence digital assistant service for its upcoming S8 smartphone, according to a latest report from Reuters. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 to come with AI assistant service”
On August 2nd 2016, Samsung introduced what it called as it’s very best smartphone ever. Right on cue, as the embargo lifted, we saw rave reviews and in fact FoneArena too praised it as an excellent smartphone. The ensuing two months however have been a continuous series of unfortunate events leading to the company canceling the product. From product recalls to flight bans due to multiple burnt devices, a faulty battery and an inability to fix the issue has wiped off over $17 billion from the company’s market cap. Here’s a quick timeline of what all happened between the life and death of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Continue reading “A Timeline of the Rise & Fall of the Galaxy Note 7”
Last week, Samsung along with CPSC formally recalled 1 million Galaxy Note7. Today the company has announced that over 500,000 new Galaxy Note7 replacement devices have arrived in the U.S. and have been shipped to carrier and retail stores. Continue reading “500,000 Samsung Galaxy Note7 replacements arrive in the US”
Earlier today, Samsung and US CPSC recalled 1 million Galaxy Note7 phones after 92 reports of overheating. Now, the company has made the IMEI tool checker for Note7 live on its site.
Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note 7 IMEI tool checker is now available”
Samsung is working on OTA update for the Galaxy Note 7 to fix the exploding battery issue. The OTA update will permanently limit the capacity of the battery to 60%.
Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note 7 OTA update to limit battery charge to 60%”
Samsung has been going through a tough time with its flagship Galaxy Note7. The company which had announced a global recall of the Galaxy Note7 earlier this month over battery exploding issues is now working with United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for a formal and complete recall of the phone in the U.S
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Last week, Samsung officially announced a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone owing to battery issues. A new report from The Korea Herald says that the company will not use batteries produced by its Samsung SDI subsidiary on the Note 7.
Continue reading “Samsung will not use SDI batteries in Galaxy Note 7 anymore”
Samsung has announced that it will issue a global recall of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones amid battery issues. The company has released an statement following yesterday’s report about exploding batteries. Continue reading “Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 smartphones globally over battery issue”
Samsung has delayed shipments for its recently launched Galaxy Note 7 flagship due to a major technical issue. The South Korean smartphone maker has halted distribution of the Note 7 amid reports of exploding batteries.
Continue reading “Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 shipments following reports of exploding batteries”
Its just been a few days since Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 7 internationally and it has already made its way here to India. At a press event in Delhi, the company introduced its new flagship level handset. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Hands On”
Along with the Galaxy Note 7 Samsung has also announced an updated version of the Gear VR headset. It features a new touchpad and supports USB Type-C. Continue reading “Samsung Gear VR for Galaxy Note7 with USB Type C goes official”