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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Free Gear VR Offered to Customers in India

To compensate those who pre-booked the Galaxy Note 7 in India for the already announced delay in shipments due its worldwide recall, Samsung has announced it will be bundling the new Gear VR headset for free with the headset when it finally ships. Customers who pre-booked the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will also get a $50 (roughly Rs. 3,300) Oculus ... Read More »

Airline Grounds Samsung Galaxy Note 7 After Explosions Recall

Australian carrier Qantas told customers on Thursday not to use or charge Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 during flights after faulty batteries in the new smartphone caused some handsets to explode. Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone maker, said last week it was suspending sales of its latest flagship mobile device and recalling 2.5 million units shipped globally following reports of exploding ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime Price in India Tipped; Said to Launch Soon

  It appears the recently launched Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime will make its way to Indian shores soon, priced at Rs. 18,790. The information was revealed by an established Mumbai-based retailer. To recall, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime was launched in Vietnam last month at VND 6,290,000 (roughly Rs. 19,000), and thus the India price revealed by Mahesh Telecom on ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosion Said to Cause $1,400-Worth of Damage to Hotel Room

  Samsung is expected to issue a worldwide recall after more than 35 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units reportedly exploded. While the global recall is yet to become official, a fresh unit in Australia has exploded leaving the owner with a huge AUD 1,800 (roughly Rs. 91,600 or $1,400) damage bill. This is the first case of a Samsung Galaxy ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Will No Longer Ship With Samsung SDI Batteries: Report

Samsung has become the centre of a controversy after reports started coming in of Galaxy Note 7 units exploding while on charge. Samsung suspended the worldwide sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones shortly after, and is also expected to issue a worldwide recall soon. The explosions were credited to a fault in the battery of the Samsung Galaxy Note ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall May Cost Company as Much as $1 Billion: Report

  Samsung recently suspended sales of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after multiple reports of battery explosions. The company was reported to be pulling the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from market shelves in over 10 countries including South Korea and the US. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 India shipments were also delayed due to the global recall of the smartphone. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Rush to Beat Apple Sees Firm Trip on Quality Control

  In its rush to beat rival products to market, notably Apple’s new iPhone, Samsung Electronics has accelerated new phone launch cycles, but its haste is raising concerns that it fell short on quality testing. Since last year, the South Korean firm, the world’s largest maker of smartphones, has brought forward the launch of its Galaxy S and Galaxy Note ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall Should Be Made Official, Says Consumer Reports

Samsung suspended worldwide sales of the Galaxy Note 7, following reports of explosions of the device while on charge. Samsung India also released an official statement confirming that shipments will be delayed. Around 35 handsets have exploded so far, and Samsung looks to rectify the issue before recommencement of sales, and is also reportedly considering worldwide recall. However, even after ... Read More »

Samsung Starts Selling Refurbished Galaxy Smartphones in US

Samsung, as expected, has started officially selling refurbished Galaxy smartphones in the US. The South Korean company is currently selling refurbished units of the Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 from its official site. Listed under a page titled “Samsung Certified Pre-Owned Phones and ... Read More »

Samsung Halts Galaxy Note 7 Sales After Battery Explosions

  Samsung suspended sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Friday, just two weeks after the flagship phone’s launch, after finding batteries of some of the gadgets exploded while they were charging. Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung’s mobile business, said customers who already bought Galaxy Note 7s will be able to swap them for new smartphones, regardless of when ... Read More »