Samsung stops all sales and production of Galaxy Note 7

The Galaxy Note 7 is done. After a global recall, and most likely a second one that's about to commence, Samsung is considering ending production of its controversial smartphone, a company official confirmed today...
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105 Comments

46. hwb01

Posts: 355; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

How is it even a Note? Because it has the s-pen, that's why.

42. thegeneral7010

Posts: 437; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

Actually it's not even if it wasn't exploding it still laggy like hell.

3. ososucre

Posts: 25; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

The ship is sinking...

4. senseiJ

Posts: 172; Member since: May 02, 2015

With billion of dollars.

27. NewroticSlob

Posts: 181; Member since: May 09, 2013

And many jobs. Way to support unemployment! Also, the fact that neither company would be what they are without competition. Otherwise, we would still be stuck with small screens, low res screens and other old school tech from 2005. *Idiot!*

6. pongkie

Posts: 663; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

I need my money back, can't just shut it down I need a phone, tell all Samsung stores we can refund already..

8. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

new day and new bad news for samsung :-/ samsung should just refund (or replace with other Galaxy) every single note7 in this planet, and erase note7 from history... (they won't go bankrupt just because of this) and then refurb all those note7, upgrade it with 6GB of RAM, and 256GB storage, then release it as note6, and sell it for $500

9. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

WSJ & Bloomberg report Samsung decided to permanently stop Note7 production. So officially Note7 product is dead now. Right decision. A production halt the first time would have been the best. Anyway better they did now. This will clear up the confusion around the set and relieve the headaches that crop up each passing day. The confidence in the model is lost and carriers wouldn’t want to take the headache and pain of handling the issues. Question is how would they fill the gap of 8 months to the release of next Note? Expect the next version along with S8? Possible as these days the only major difference between the S & the Note series is the S-Pen. I do not like iphone & among android I’m not finding a proper alternative. Probably will go back to my Note 4 and wait till next Note.

23. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

Note 4 is still the best Note so it's good choice

31. ebilcake

Posts: 1219; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

Don't you mean the Note 5?

71. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Do you mean the aborted child, Note 6?

77. ebilcake

Posts: 1219; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

Is that meant to be funny?

92. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Its like it-put-samsung-into-jynx-and-someone-is-having-its​-final-laugh funny.

10. wacky

Posts: 12; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

"I told you we should make Note 6 first" -VP of product

39. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Yep, turns out all those Note 7s were short-circuiting every time they heard the user call it a 7. "But what happened to the 6? Does not compute"

11. acruzlu unregistered

Where the trolls hiding?

47. iC-118

Posts: 260; Member since: Sep 29, 2016

And who are they, name few?

54. acruzlu unregistered

truthwins, kumar123, khankirputsmurf, list goes on. Those are the trolls in this post right now.

14. SCHeldon

Posts: 5; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

It's sad to see this... Hopefully Samsung has learned its lesson and will test its devices more thoroughly before releasing them. I also hope they manage to save as much of their reputation as possible after this whole debacle. The name "Note" needs to go, for starters. Maybe they should just bundle an S Pen with all their S series phones with large screens.

16. acruzlu unregistered

Why does the name "Note" needs to go over a small numer of alleged claims?

17. Diego!

Posts: 860; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Edge and S8 Note will be shown at World Mobile Congress in Barcelona. I'm pretty sure of that.

61. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

duuuuuuuhhhhh

18. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

Wonder what happened to Techie. He bought 2 of them after all

19. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3092; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Worst device launch in smartphone history. Even the Amazon Firephone and the Saygus V2 weren't that bad.

53. whatev

Posts: 2134; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Don't forget the facebook phone, even though this was worse

102. snowgator

Posts: 3614; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Obviously. Those phones just blew chunks. This phone had the potential to blow chunks off. Worst phone ever.

20. whatev

Posts: 2134; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

As we can see, god has his ways of punishing the devil and stop it from prevailing

21. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

But seriously, this should open some eyes that removable batteries should be in every phone. If it was the case Sammy would only worry about replacing 10$ battery not entire 700$ phone. LG can do it then everyone can do it and glass/metal build shouldn't be an excuse

28. djk4363

Posts: 31; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

Though I am no expert, I don't think it is the battery. It must be software and/or hardware related also. Some function that overtaxes the battery or something. It is sad what happened and the way it happened. One would expect better out of Samsung. I usually buy every new high end Samsung device. This time though, I did not pre-book; I am glad I didn't.

43. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I thought it was a flaw in the speccing of the battery or the compartment. The batteries were fine, but squeeze a Li-ion battery pack just right and it can short out.
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