The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 as of now has been discontinued, and it was because of battery issues. After the handset was launched many users complained of random heat up even when the handset was not used, and in some cases the Note 7 caught fire, even exploded.
In a bid to retain its Note series customers, Samsung Mobiles in South Korea is offering 50% discount for Galaxy Note 7 customers who had bought the Note 7 and have or will opt for Samsung Galaxy S7 or the S7 Edge instead.
Indian customers who pre-booked the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 can either go for a full refund or they can get the Samsung Galaxy S7 or the S7 Edge along with some freebies. You might be aware that Samsung has stopped production of Galaxy Note 7.
Samsung has already stopped the Galaxy Note 7 production; they are offering full refund to customers who bought the Note 7. The company has asked Note 7 users to stop using the device and return it back.
After the recent Galaxy Note7 burning episode, Samsung had stopped the Note7 production and as for now the company will be putting an end to the sale and exchange as well. Those who bought / ordered the Note7 will get a full refund.
The Galaxy Note7 will be seen as a major (premium) disaster in the Mobile industry. Since the launch we have been hearing about the Note7 catching fire, smoke coming out, even exploding. Samsung recalled all the units that were sold and gave replacement units that they said were safe.
Another Samsung Galaxy Note7 handset caught fire, the incident happened on a plane in US. But this time it seems it was a replacement unit that supposedly should have fixed the fire / explode issue. If this indeed happened on a replacement unit then it will be bad news for Samsung.
If you have been in an airplane recently, you might have heard an advisory regarding usage of Samsung Galaxy Note7 and in fact any Galaxy Note devices on the airplane. The same advisory issued by DGCA (Director General of Civil Aviation) has been lifted on Samsung Galaxy Note7.
You read it right it’s the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and not the Samsung Galaxy Note7. Yes the Galaxy Note 2 caught fire on a Indigo flight (Singapore to Chennai). There is already restriction on usage of Samsung Galaxy Note7 on any flight.
Samsung will launch Galaxy Note7 on 7th October in India; no this is not a repeat telecast, but a re-launch of the same product with battery related issues being sorted out. Samsung had recalled the Note7 because of serious battery issues.