Samsung Has Halted Galaxy Note 7 Sales Worldwide – Users Urged to Power Off Devices
Previously, Samsung not only halted production of its Galaxy Note 7 units, but carriers like AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint were also reported to stop sales till the battery issues were completely resolved. Unfortunately, it looks like Samsung won’t be able to stop the explosive wrath of its mobile devices, which is why the company has decided to take the obvious course of action; halt worldwide sales.
Samsung Has Also Urged Consumers to Power Off Their Galaxy Note 7 Devices – It Looks Like the Phablet Is Going to Be Scrapped After All
Samsung has released an official statement, saying how it has teamed with the CPSC in order to investigate these replacement devices:
“We are working with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to investigate the recently reported cases involving the Galaxy Note7. Consumers with an original Galaxy Note 7 or replacement Galaxy Note 7 should power down and take advantage of the remedies available.”
In addition, chairman of the CPSC, Elliot Kaye has thanked the concerned companies for their support and has stated the following regarding the investigation of Galaxy Note 7.
“While we continue our active investigation into reports of phones overheating and burning in multiple states, consumers should power down and stop using all Galaxy Note7s. No one should have to be concerned their phone will endanger them, their family or their property. Due to the ongoing safety concerns associated with Galaxy Note 7 phones, it is the right move for Samsung to suspend the sale and exchange of all Galaxy Note 7s.”
I am not sure if a second smartphone recall is going to be initiated, but according to two former US officials, Samsung is going to have to make this happen. However, my opinion on the matter is that the company should scrap the phone from the production belt altogether and focus on the next best Galaxy smartphone, the Galaxy S8. The phone is already said to be the first smartphone from the tech giant to feature a dual-camera setup. Unfortunately, it will only come with a dual curved-edge screen and will be void of the S-Pen accessory.
Regardless, we are confident that Samsung is going to make amends with the next flagship so that another tragedy like this does not repeat itself. What measures do you think Samsung should take so that it does not repeat a mistake like this again? Tell us your thought right away.