Samsung Says Over 1 Million People Globally Are Now Using Note 7 Safely
Recently Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was banned on planes by DGCA, following several incidents of the smartphone’s battery exploding. This ban has caused serious hurt for Samsung’s brand image. The world’s biggest smartphone marker had to recall of at least 2.5 million Note 7 smartphones which would have caused the company billions of dollars loss. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd reported on Thursday that over 1 million people from all around the globe are now using Galaxy #Note 7 smartphones safely. They further mentioned that the new Galaxy #Note 7 smartphones are with batteries that are not vulnerable to overheating and catching fire, so they are safe to use.
Samsung has earlier reported that they have confirmed 35 instances of #Note 7 catching fire or exploding. Following these reports Samsung on September 2 have recalled of at least 2.5 million Note 7 smartphones.
The new Galaxy Note 7 phones that were sold from official Sept. 1 launch date uses a different battery than the one’s those of the recalled devices, says the South Korean firm of Samsung.
Several Samsung users from China has reported hat their Note 7s caught fire. For which Samsung has apologised to its costumers from China on it’s China website. In it Samsung mentioned that the smartphones on sale in China were safe because the batteries will not overheat as they have used batteries from a different supplier to those that could overheat.
Samsung further said that, “Currently, the brand new Note 7 products that have been swapped in overseas markets are using identical batteries to those that were supplied and used for the Chinese version,”.