Poll: will you / would you return your Note 7 now that Samsung deems all of them dangerous?

Poll: will you / would you return your Note 7 now that Samsung deems all of them dangerous?
Boy oh boy, the Galaxy Note 7 went from being potentially one of the best devices of 2016 to being one that many fear to handle, or allow onto planes. Even after recalling the first batch and supposedly fixing a defective battery issue, Samsung couldn't fully solve the problem with spontaneous combustions, as units that have been deemed “safe” are now blowing up left and right.

After suspending sales for a while to investigate the issue, the company has now announced that Note 7 production has been canceled. Samsung's partners have been asked to stop selling the devices and customers that own one of the hot phablets are implored to power their device off and exchange it for another Galaxy as soon as possible (or get a full refund).

We saw it with the first recall and we will surely see it again — some people just refuse to let go of their Note 7. They prefer to try their luck and hope that the device doesn't go up in flames so that they can keep using Sammy's premium phablet.

So, we wonder, what do you plan to do with your Note 7 (alternatively: what would you do if you owned one now?)

Will / would you return your Note 7?

I have one, returning it for full refund
15.58%
I have one, exchanging it for another Galaxy device
7.53%
I have one, I am keeping it and hoping it's safe
21.15%
If I had one, I would return it for a full refund
32.49%
If I had one, I would exchange it for another Galaxy
11.62%
If I had one, I would keep it and hope it's safe
11.62%

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Galaxy Note 7
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh

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96 Comments

1. scarface21173

Posts: 659; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

Have to return it. There will be no support or updates for the device.

9. yann

Posts: 613; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

I understand you. If I had one, will return for full return and buy something new on market now. It is cool, cause you had great device for a month now now full return and something new :-)

31. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

V20 is the way to go!

44. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

I never saw the need to own one, even at its peak how much more when it has been deemed a hazard form the horses mouth..

96. LVM11

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 11, 2016

First off, I don't see the point of asking people who have not owned and used the phone whether they would return it or keep it. Unless you have held it, used it, and fallen in deep like with it, you don't know what you would do. And there isn't anything else to equal it on the market. The Pixels are completely disappointing, the V20 will show up with great specs and great audio, but a truly uninspired exterior design. The Note 7 got everything right... except the battery technology apparently.

23. iC-118

Posts: 260; Member since: Sep 29, 2016

No need for support or updates. Every BS updates cripples and slows the phone down. Like it did to my S7 with 2 updates. F kn dumb idiots Samsung. Battery drains and Few others features were not working. I rooted it, and went back to the original ROM. Bloody fools Samdumpdung.

63. AmashAziz

Posts: 2898; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

You just wrote in another article (where many of us called you a troll) that you own an s7 edge and u love it, and it has no issues. What's up with this post??

71. truthwins unregistered

he owns every device that he hates

83. phonearenarocks

Posts: 606; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

Alas, how ill fated are you! Even after three major android releases and monthly security updates, my S6 Edge still runs lovely baby! S7/Edge of 100s my friends/colleagues/ppl from social circle has it running as smooth as butter. You must have committed one of the biggest sins in your past life dude. Atleast don't in this life. Your precious earnings wont be wasted on say Galaxy S75 in your next life which you'll buy anyways.

82. thegeneral7010

Posts: 437; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

I would keep it if they give me my money back

2. pa_follow

Posts: 19; Member since: Jun 21, 2015

Return. No updates.

3. raveydavey1967

Posts: 8; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

It wiil be rendered useless by samsung limiting the battery to 60% or less or remotely locked

4. Ninetysix

Posts: 2962; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Those folks keeping their Notes are just plain silly. They are just like those people that would stay in their homes during a hurricane even after an evacuation is ordered. Your God Shamesung is ordering you to return/exchange your phone. Be a good sheep and obey.

52. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

You know who you are, the-one-who-cant-spell-right.

64. AmashAziz

Posts: 2898; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Reely? Wat ded hi spall inkoracktly??

66. Ninetysix

Posts: 2962; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

He wasn't talking about me :)

85. AmashAziz

Posts: 2898; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Oh...okay. But who was he concerned with?

65. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

While I agree with you on your statement, I still think you're a hypocrite troll. Good day sir.

5. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

The smart thing would be to return it. What if you burnt a hotel down with family's? I know some will say their keeping it.

93. BoardDWorld

Posts: 117; Member since: Aug 17, 2016

Exactly it should be a forced return for this very reason. Why so many people want to keep a phone like this that has 0 resale value & has no future support just shows their level of maturity. Any incident from now is down to the owner, not Samsung.

6. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1318; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

At this point I would feel no pitty if a Note 7 exploded on somebody that was stubborn enough to keep it. I might actually laugh at them if they lost a buttock. Anybody keeping their SUPERNOVA phone behind this point deserves whatever disaster they get.

11. JMartin22

Posts: 2369; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

You would laugh if someone got injured just because they kept their phone? You and a couple of other commentors on this site are displaying their mob mentality in full force.

17. Hyperreal

Posts: 361; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

yes I would also because you have been warned and did not listen.

22. JMartin22

Posts: 2369; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

So if someone lost their life or was hospitalized, you would gloat about it, good to know. Demonstrates your level of maturity and cognizant understanding of human life.

59. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1318; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

I would not gloat about that. Loss of life would be the ultimate consequence of their choices. I would feel bad for the family they left behind but beyond that there's nothing we could have done about it.

69. JMartin22

Posts: 2369; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

You were just bragging about how you would laugh if they suffered misfortune. Stop being a contradictory hypocrite.

43. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

I'm kinda evil so I would laugh lol. Well I wouldn't laugh if some died but I would if they just got a little burned for being stupid.

57. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1318; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

If someone is stupid enough to keep a dangerous device claiming they're willing to risk it, yes I might just laugh at them. A full grown adult in full command if their faculties and thought process is at full fault. If it's a child I would blame the parents for being idiots and neglecting their child's safety. If you have been warned and are fully aware of the danger yet still willing to risk it you deserve no pitty.

25. aegislash

Posts: 1476; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Ehh I wouldn't be laughing, but I definitely wouldn't be feeling any sympathy for them when they're the ones who chose to keep the Note7 and risk it.

7. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Jesus Christ.....it's a phone people. Return the damn thing you troglodytes! It's obviously not safe, so why take the risk? For a pen? Has evolution try failed us that badly?

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