Another Galaxy Note 7 catches fire, you should stop using yours right now and return it

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery issue is a serious one, and you should really return your unit if you bought it before September 2...
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95 Comments

63. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Why, does the high score bother you?

69. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

Pros: - great camera - great screen etc. Cons - underwhelming battery... - ...which also kills people PA please do this

73. Subie

Posts: 2365; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

It won't be long before new shipments of Note 7's come (new battery and all). So unless the review score was high because PA thought: "Wow this is the best most well designed and built battery pack ever" the score does not need to change IMO.

138. ebilcake

Posts: 1230; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

You can't base scores on defective devices, only an idiot would do that.

44. sissy246

Posts: 7117; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Yeah I am a Samsung owner and fangirl but even I do agree with everyone about returning the phone and wait tell they ship the new phones or get something else.

45. Hoggington

Posts: 356; Member since: Feb 23, 2016

I'm curious to know exactly how Samsung is going to handle reimbursement for people with burned carpet, furniture, beds etc. Haven't heard anything about that. Something tells me that won't go very smoothly or quick for people who actually had property damaged.

101. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It stated in the article that Samsung was paying the hotel damages. With the way they've handled this so far, I'm sure they'll be fair. They don't want any more bad press.

52. whatev

Posts: 2272; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Please let's spread the word about this, grenade note 7 is a threat, don't buy it! Return it please! #sammyfanboyslivesmatter

53. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

I'm only returning mine when they can switch it out for a new one.

65. darkkjedii

Posts: 31066; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Same here bro. Mine has zero issues, and AT&T just confirmed none of their units have had the issue. The rep said, I can return it at any time, basically no buyers buyer's remorse period. I'm good.

67. Hoggington

Posts: 356; Member since: Feb 23, 2016

The N7's don't shoe any issues until the battery pops. Yours showing "zero issues" makes no difference to the fact you could have a faulty battery. Definitely charge it on a non flammable surface if you'll be holding onto it for weeks, maybe more. Good luck.

90. darkkjedii

Posts: 31066; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

With it performing this good, I'll take my chances. Thanx.

99. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It's flattering how so many people here are concerned about our lives, isn't it?

103. darkkjedii

Posts: 31066; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lol right.

110. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

You sound like the guy that the article is about. Also, you have more that one phone. Why the heck are you holding on to that granade?

114. darkkjedii

Posts: 31066; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'm holding on, cause its given me zero issues bro. I'm considering trading it, once I can walk out with one. I like the phone big time, and don't want to be without it if I don't have to. I charge while multitasking using YouTube, playing asphalt 8, and it barley even gets warm. That's being 100% non sarcastic too.

135. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

He's holding on to it because statistically, he's more likely to die driving. And because it's the best phone there is.

137. darkkjedii

Posts: 31066; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Yes sirrr

68. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1821; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

I'm charging mine on a flight right now... It seems fine...

76. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3106; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Calm before the storm.

83. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It's also calm before the beautiful autumn day.

84. dimas

Posts: 3368; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

I'm pretty sure Samsung SDI Division will have some management revamping in the next few weeks. Someone inside will have to take responsibility for this faulty batteries packs.

96. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Heads will roll for sure.

85. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2264; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

Now the note 7 is the huge disappointment in flagship history...

91. Rocket

Posts: 660; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

for now, in two weeks will be the best phone of the world again.

89. Rocket

Posts: 660; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

iphones users talk all you want, next week is our turn ;)

111. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Since the iPhone 7 is basically a 6s, what will you have to talk about? The 6s really didn't have any issues. The touch virus or whatever it's called was for the 6/6plus.

136. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Here are some commonly reported problems with the 6s series: http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/iphone-6s-problems/ No phone is without issues.

100. monoke

Posts: 1162; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

"O hey Stacy guess what, I'm calling from my new curvy edge Not....KABOOM!!!

118. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

It's just saddening that this all happened with Samsung rushing to beat the iPhone. They could have waited longer, done more quality control, and even put the better 8893 chipset. Instead, they rushed it out compromising on quality control. Now not only will it make consumers think twice before touching a Samsung product, the iPhone will sell even better to those who return the device...oh well, sure hope Samsung has learned its lesson.

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