Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosions Blamed on Manufacturing Defect and ‘Irregularly Sized’ Batteries

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosions Blamed on Manufacturing Defect and ‘Irregularly Sized’ Batteries

Earlier today, Samsung announced that it would be releasing the detailed report of its Galaxy Note 7 investigation on January 23rd. However, a new report from WSJ has revealed the reasons behind the Note 7 units exploding all over the world. 

Samsung to Share Galaxy Note 7 Investigation Details on January 23

Samsung to Share Galaxy Note 7 Investigation Details on January 23

Samsung today announced that after “several months of comprehensive investigations,” its executives will reveal the reason behind the Galaxy Note 7 explosions at a press conference in Seoul, South Korea on January 23rd, 2017. 

Verizon Going to Great Lengths to Force Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Owners to Return Devices

Verizon Going to Great Lengths to Force Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Owners to Return Devices

While Verizon Wireless wasn’t all that quick to jump on a software update that would disable Galaxy Note 7s in the wild during the holidays, the Big Red carrier is definitely buckling down now.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Probe Results Leak; Blame Design and High-Capacity Battery for Explosion

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Probe Results Leak; Blame Design and High-Capacity Battery for Explosion

Samsung is reportedly set to reveal the details of its Galaxy Note 7 investigation next week on January 23rd, but key details from the final report of the investigation have already been leaked. While the blame was initially put on faulty batteries supplied to the company by Samsung SDI, the detailed investigation paints a different picture.

Over 96% of Galaxy Note 7 Units Returned to Samsung; FAA Lifts Ban on Device

Over 96% of Galaxy Note 7 Units Returned to Samsung; FAA Lifts Ban on Device

Samsung today announced that over 96 percent of the Galaxy Note 7 units sold to the public across the world have been returned to it. The company notes that it has taken aggressive actions like completely disabling phone calling functionality by rolling out a software update for the phone by working closely with carriers. By limiting the functionality of the phone, Samsung left users who were still using the Note 7 as their primary device with no other option but to return it to the company.

Samsung Predicts Its Biggest Ever Quarterly Profit despite Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco

Samsung Predicts Its Biggest Ever Quarterly Profit despite Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco

The Galaxy Note 7 fiasco led Samsung to lose billions of dollars, but the company has tried everything possible to make its affected customers happy. Post the Note 7 debacle, Samsung did not release any new flagship phone except for re-releasing the Galaxy S7 edge in some new colors to cash in on the holiday season. And it looks like the company’s efforts have paid off as it has predicted in its Q4 earning guidance that it expects to post a consolidated operating profit of $7.2 billion.

Samsung To Reveal Results of Galaxy Note 7 Investigation This Month

Samsung To Reveal Results of Galaxy Note 7 Investigation This Month

As per Korean newspaper JoongAng Ilbo, Samsung will be announcing the results of its investigation into the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco by the middle of this month. The Korean company had reportedly finished its investigation last month itself but decided to hold off until other third-party labs also post their findings. 

Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Will be Disabled After All

Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Will be Disabled After All

Earlier this month, Samsung confirmed that it would be disabling Galaxy Note 7 units out in the wild in the United States in early January.

T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint’s Galaxy Note 7 Units Will Stop Working By January 8th

T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint’s Galaxy Note 7 Units Will Stop Working By January 8th

After Samsung announced that it would be killing all Galaxy Note 7 units in the United States within 30 days, all major carriers have gone ahead and announced the dates on which they plan to roll out an OTA update that will disable charging on the phone and disable their mobile network functionality.

Verizon Says it Won’t Release Disabling Update for Galaxy Note 7

Verizon Says it Won’t Release Disabling Update for Galaxy Note 7

Samsung has just confirmed that it will be sending out an update to disable the Galaxy Note 7 in the United States.