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Samsung to disable charging on remaining Galaxy Note7s

Samsung said that around 97% of the devices had been returned, meaning that there are still 3% of the Note7 units running in the wild
By: Lana Jelic | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Mar 24, 2017 10:17 pm

As of October last year, the Galaxy Note7 is officially dead. Due to faulty batteries, Samsung stopped the sale of this smartphone and welcomed all of their users to return the devices.

 

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However, just recently I saw a user bragging on Twitter that his Note7 is still alive and running. Samsung said that around 97% of the devices had been returned, meaning that there are still 3% of the Note7 units running in the wild.

 

The Korean company limited the charging on some Galaxy Note7 devices to 60%, but now they have decided to put an end to all the remaining Note7 units around the world. Samsung will issue a new update to end the charging of all the Note7s around the world, making them useless.

 

This is a logical step because the company doesn't need any more bad publicity, especially not now when they are launching their new flagships - the Galaxy S8 and S8+.

 

It is also extremely irresponsible that some users have decided to stick with their Note7s knowing that there's a chance it might harm them or people around them... Thankfully, Samsung's new update will put an end to this, and the Note7 saga may finally end.

NEWS SOURCES:Gsmarena.com

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