Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Archive

Samsung kills the Galaxy Note 7 for good

Samsung is permanently discontinuing production and sales of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, owing to safety fears over defective batteries including in replacement handsets the company had subsequently sent to customers following a recall of original devices last month. The news was reported earlier by the WSJ, and a spokeswomen for Samsung confirmed it is ending production of the device, telling TechCrunch: “We can confirm the report that Samsung has …

Secret ‘bursts into flames’ feature may be behind Samsung’s Note 7 delays

The Galaxy Note 7 seems like a pretty decent phone if you like phones literally the size of the galaxy (Brian does) — but be aware that Samsung’s curvy-screened flagship device may be prone to, well, exploding. Fear not, however: Samsung is looking into it. That’s according to statements provided to Reuters and the Korea Herald, which have the company suspending shipments of the phone …