Here are several pictures of a Galaxy Note 7 setting ablaze during a battery test
Since the global recall of the Galaxy Note 7, there have been quite a few units that exploded, some even injuring people in the process. Even though Samsung issues numerous statements asking customers to exchange their faulty units as quickly as possible or at least power them down, some ignored the company's call or perhaps the message did not reach them in time.
If you're on the fence on whether or not to buy the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which is supposed to be safe since it comes with a battery manufactured by another company, then you should know that recently a “safe” Galaxy Note 7 caught fire in a plane.
And in case you're wondering what damages a Galaxy Note 7 set ablaze can do, we've prepared a few pictures for you, which should be more than suggestive.
A Singaporean battery lab thought it would be wise to do a stress test on the Galaxy Note 7's battery to learn its limits. Well, you've probably guessed the outcome, but if not, you can check out the pictures below.
Suffice to say, that it didn't take long for the phone to overheat and eventually going up in flames completely after more pressure was applied to it. The good news is, if we're allowed to say that, the phone will start smoking for a while before catching fire, so you should have enough time to get rid of it and avoid injuries. Or not, which is why it's better to not own a Galaxy Note 7 at all, at least for the time being.
This story is part of:The explosive Galaxy Note 7 saga (140 updates)
9 November Canadian couple abroad had to destroy their Note 7 phones to get home, files class action lawsuit against SamsungAlright, the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco is almost over. Samsung has recalled all of the units and issued a software update that limits active phones batteries to a 60% charge to incite people that haven't returned theirs yet to do so. On top of that, the company is posting apology after apology — a string, which culminated in a full-page remorseful letter to its customers, posted in some magazines yesterday.
8 November Samsung Canada will exchange Galaxy Note 7s, bought from a third-partyEver since the official recall of the Galaxy Note 7 was put into motion, there has been a particular group of buyers that wondered what will happen with their devices now. That is the portion of the users that bought the phablet off eBay, Swappa or similar unauthorized sites and resellers...
3 November Samsung promises to work hard towards regaining consumer trustThe Galaxy Note 7 saga is almost behind us (or at least we hope it is), but the aftermath of it is still very serious for Samsung. Not only did the tech giant lose enough money to make any CEO cringe, but it also felt serious repercussions on its brand image...
3 November Samsung promises to get rid of its Galaxy Note 7 stockpiles with minimal damage to the environmentSamsung says that it's reviewing ways of limiting the environmental impact caused by the Galaxy Note 7 discontinuation...
1 November Chinese customers outraged after Samsung execs kneeled to apologize for the Galaxy Note 7 fiascoIn return, Samsung held an event in a Chinese city where many of the local distributors were invited. Furthermore, in order to thank these retailers for their continuing support of the brand, all Samsung execs present at the event, as well as all other members of the staff kneeled on the stage in front of the audience...
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