Following another incident, AT&T stops exchanging and selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 7
posted by Alan F. / Oct 09, 2016, 3:10 PM
Instead, AT&T customers who own the recalled Samsung Galaxy Note 7 can visit an AT&T retail location and exchange it for another Samsung made handset, or any other smartphone in stock. If it turns out that the new wave of explosions are caused by the replacement units, Samsung will end up losing billions in current and future sales and also be on the hook for the lawsuits that are sure to follow.
In the latest incident, Virginia's Shawn Minter woke up at 5:45am to find his replacement Galaxy Note 7 exploding into flames on his night stand. He sent documentation about his phone to The Verge, confirming that it was a replacement unit.
As we told you early this morning, an email sent by Samsung that was not meant for the eyes of victim Michael Klering, shows that the company has been aware that the replacement units were dangerous no later than last Tuesday. Since then, replacement Galaxy Note 7 units have exploded inside an aircraft, in Taiwan, and in Kentucky. Samsung says that it is investigating the explosions.
source: AT&T, TheVerge
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This Note 7 s**t has just been a disaster, smh at Sam.
posted on Oct 09, 2016, 3:12 PM 19
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They should have kept this one the Note 6... but no....
posted on Oct 09, 2016, 3:19 PM 5
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Unbelievable that their quality control failed two times..
posted on Oct 09, 2016, 3:22 PM 15
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I'm not surprised at all. Look at what Samsung has gone through with their televisions over the years. They don't care about QC and come up with creative excuses when devices fail. Now, with their Note 7, they SEEM to do the right thing and issue a recall, but bad QC is bad QC so I totally saw ahead of time that this would happen.
posted on Oct 09, 2016, 5:50 PM 1
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I think there's more than meets the eye in the debacle... I sense a design flaw in engineering or note 7..most likely about the IP certification..that cause hit waves overload to the battery... since note 5 spen debacle.. .the engineers have been sleeping on the job or doing sabotage for some reason
posted on Oct 09, 2016, 4:24 PM 1
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My point exactly. There's more to this than samsung are willing to admit. They're obviously lyeing about something dangerous that might cause a scandal. I mean, how can you fail on quality control twice. Btw, androidcentral just officially made their stand on the issue on sunday by saying "DONT BY A SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7" it can come worse than that tbh.. So this is my own stand as well "SAMSUNG DISCONTINUE THE NOTE 7 LINE NOW"
posted on Oct 09, 2016, 4:43 PM 1
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true, the thing is that 1. Sony did NOT sell 39 devices. From the millions of xperia handsets in the wild we have yet to see such a high failing rate compared to sammy, especially when it had only been two weeks.
posted on Oct 10, 2016, 12:54 AM 1
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For some reason i feel like a competitor is involved in some way. I cant shake the feeling, maybe I'm wrong. Sabotaging from the inside or through code. Specially since they are exploding without being plugged in...
posted on Oct 09, 2016, 6:37 PM 0
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Just let it die Samsung. I don't want to see you ruin your reputation by continuing this nonsense.
posted on Oct 09, 2016, 3:13 PM 9
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No joke. They have serious PR damage control to do. Between the Note 7 and their washing machines tearing themselves apart... their brand is wrecking havoc.
posted on Oct 09, 2016, 3:21 PM 7
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"Two replies from you in 2 mins in two seperate posts. I must be hurting your feelings" Same goes for you LOL Loyalist? To Samsung? Wow, I love using my XPERIA smartphone and iPad mini, I must be really a Samsung loyalist. LOL
posted on Oct 09, 2016, 8:36 PM 2
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