10/11/2016 2:50:09 PM
Samsung Note7 production stops
Samsung has halted production of Galaxy Note7 devices as well as telling customers to power down devices.
In a statement the manufacturer said that it was investigating the recent cases of exploding devices of the replacement versions of the phone: ‘We are working with relevant regulatory bodies to investigate the recently reported cases involving the Galaxy Note7. Because consumers’ safety remains our top priority, Samsung will ask all carrier and retail partners globally to stop sales and exchanges of the Galaxy Note7 while the investigation is taking place.
‘We remain committed to working diligently with appropriate regulatory authorities to take all necessary steps to resolve the situation. Consumers with either an original Galaxy Note7 or replacement Galaxy Note7 device should power down and stop using the device and take advantage of the remedies available.’
The brand has already had to issue a major recall of the devices.