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

Boy oh boy, the 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.
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96 Comments

26. sissy246

Posts: 7117; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Yes turn it in SOME PEOPLE say it's just a pen, but it's a tool for some of use. I take a lot of notes and it great when you have to take a quick note. I pull out the pen and boom take a note.

30. sissy246

Posts: 7117; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Edit Some of us.

42. Ninetysix

Posts: 2964; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Boom! I love it.

75. sissy246

Posts: 7117; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

LOL yeah just cought that lol But it really is nice to pull the pen out and take down your note . Don't have to even open a app.

29. Philipand96

Posts: 103; Member since: Jul 12, 2014

Having owned Symbian, Windows, Blackberry, and Android and not one explosion well... My second point S7 edge again no explosion (similar phone) I wrote this "Eliminate the impossible, whatever is left however improbable must be the truth" SABOTAGE!!!! DELIBERATE. WITH MALICE AFORETHOUGHT INTENTIONAL SABOTAGE You have a world wide recall and items deemed safe still explode... SABOTAGE (again the norm in NON explosion) Sabotage a strategically placed person has managed to circumvent Safety & Quality Control protocols The person / person unknown will be charged with terrorism offences S A B O T A G E Either Samsung don't know how to manufacture a safe phone....... or Samsung do and some delusional person has INTENTIONALLY done this It now appears to be the latter

34. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Ironically, I think It'd be better if these exploding phones weren't Samsung Galaxies but... iPhones... Er... You know, I'm longing for an iPhone for quite some time now but just can't get by their ridiculously steep price tags... Besides, I'm a pensioned old man and I simply can't layoff my year's worth of savings on an 'Expensive Gadget'... I'd rather keep that money for my funeral, honestly...! You've no idea how hard it was for me to spend $300 on The Nexus 5... Anyhow, this would've forced Apple to considerably drop their prices... Getting a little selfish, aren't we...? Oh well... G'Day!

35. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

"keeping all 3. mine are safe". techiexp. circa1969

36. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

"i love mine. waiting on note8.". darkj 21000 post

40. aegislash

Posts: 1497; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

You guys are too obsessed with Techie and Darkk....surely this is unhealthy,

45. EC112987

Posts: 1215; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

My thoughts exactly. I'm sure it's all the same guy with different accounts smh

39. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

If I had one I would be torn. I would consider returning it for full price and picking up an iPhone 7 or maybe I would go for a Galaxy S7/Edge..

46. EC112987

Posts: 1215; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

I got a full refund

47. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Anyhow, no word as to WHY EXACTLY these phones are exploding...? WHY...? I wonder if there's some problem with The Exynos SoC...? Because quite simply ALL BATTERIES are vulnerable to fire/exploding provided the 'conditions' are ideal... Or is there a problem with the charger...? A faulty charger can cause 'fireworks' too... Why they've neglected to conduct a thorough investigation regarding the problem...? Battery exploded, fine... I mean, of course it did... My question is simple: WHY...??? WHY BATTERIES ARE EXPLODING...? And... WHY WE CAN'T HAVE USER REPLACEABLE BATTERIES ANYMORE...? This whole bloody epidemic wouldn't be so if the battery was replaceable... Just take out the battery, carefully dispose it and buy a new one for 20 bucks at Amazon... Simple and safe, innit...? Well, Oh well... G'Day!

76. sissy246

Posts: 7117; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

I am thinking it was never the battery but they started with what seam to be the starting point to try and fix it. I don't think any of the phones are exynos but not sure.

48. Rocket

Posts: 660; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

If i had one i would keep it, you have more chances of having a car accident than a bad n7.

49. Rocket

Posts: 660; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

The lifetime odds of dying from an injury for a person born in 2013 were 1 in 20. The odds of a car occupant dying in a transportation accident were 1 in 47,718 in 2013; the lifetime odds were 1 in 606 for a person born in 2013.

50. talon95

Posts: 998; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

I switch often enough that when I see something new like the Pixel available with Jump On Demand I'll get that. I'll consider the V20, but I don't like their UI much. Too bad Pixel is currently Verizon only, we need to bug Ledger to get with the program. I hate to lose Samsung Pay MST, but maybe a Gear 3 will solve that and then I can Jump.

51. cholmes

Posts: 7; Member since: Aug 29, 2016

Not going to return mine Ill take the chance.

53. bobby84

Posts: 595; Member since: May 13, 2016

Ima just hold mines until the s8 comes out

54. Leo_MC

Posts: 7432; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Samsung should lock down those phones so that people are forced to return them (those dumb enough to root have already lost their warranties and Samsung is no longer liable for what happens to their devices).

67. biagnosis

Posts: 106; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

Good thing I'm keeping my Note 4. Hope Samsung learned the lesson and go back to removable battery route for Note 8. Fingers crossed.

70. emmawilliam834

Posts: 241; Member since: Feb 09, 2016

For me it’s not problem. I will byu note 7 when they fixed it.

72. Rocket

Posts: 660; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

U can't buy it anymore!

74. Ninetysix

Posts: 2964; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Only idiots would hold on to their Note 7. Follow Samsung's warning. They made your phone. They know better than you.

77. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

I'd trade in for an Edge 7: Basically the same thing minus Pen and iris scanner, and who needs those? Not I! Plus it looks better. And doesn't explode.

87. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

Might as well keep it as a collectible.

89. sebbellic01

Posts: 305; Member since: May 03, 2016

Why would you keep it? No more updates, VR doesn't work for it anymore...

95. socaholic

Posts: 17; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Well I hope my s7 get the note 7 always on display now.

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