Samsung: 500,000 new Galaxy Note 7 units arrive in the states
We're not privy to how Samsung is dividing up these units. We did receive a tip from a PhoneArena reader today, who claimed to have chatted with a rep for T-Mobile. During the conversation, the T-Mobile rep said that new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units were in stock starting today.
Reportedly, one million Galaxy Note 7 phablets were rung up in the U.S. before the recall. Now, our math skills aren't what they used to be, but that would seem to indicate that you have a 50-50 shot of being able to have a 'safe' Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sent your way at this time. The box containing the new phones will carry a black square. The unit itself will have a green battery indicator as opposed to the white icon seen on the original models.