Samsung said to kill off Note brand
Samsung has told its carrier partners to stop exchanging recalled phones for the replacement units. In addition, Samsung has told its partners to stop selling the phone. Turning to its customers, Samsung has asked those with either Galaxy Note 7 phone to turn them off and refrain from turning them back on.
According to the source inside Samsung, a poll revealed that more than 50% of consumers polled now have a negative feeling about the brand. The very first Samsung Galaxy Note was released on October 28th, 2011. It was the first smartphone to carry a screen larger than 5-inches. The display actually measured 5.3-inches, and carried an 800 x 1280 resolution.
source: Hi-Tech@mail.ru (translated)