Samsung offers upgrade program for Note7 owners

The upgrade program in South Korea will be carried out by the end of November.

39 seconds read time

In the latest attempt to retain their customers after the Note7 fiasco, Samsung unveiled they will be offering a special upgrade program. South Korean customers who have decided to replace the Note7 for a Galaxy S7 or S7 edge, will be able to upgrade the replacements to either a Galaxy S8 smartphone or a Note 8, Samsung said in a statement, confirming that the Note series isn't dead.

Samsung offers upgrade program for Note7 owners |

Users in this upgrade program will need to pay only half the price of the Galaxy S7 device, before exchanging it for an S8 or Note 8. The Galaxy S8 is scheduled to be released in February, while the Note 8 is expected for August or September next year.

The upgrade program in South Korea will be carried out by the end of November. As for other countries, Samsung hasn't explained how or if they plan to implement this program.


Lana has a passion for technology and science. She spends her time looking for the latest and most interesting technology and science news. Her passion is in gadgets, wearables, and other cool and interesting applications of technology or science. She also spends her free time gaming in MMOs like World of Warcraft. She has prior experience covering technology for publications and breaking news. If she’s not doing either, you might just find her exploring the metaverse in VR. Lana wants to expand TweakTown’s coverage of mobile, wearables and gadgets while also bringing her experience with science and general tech to TweakTown. Her area of coverage is around science, technology, smartphones, wearables, and general neat gadgets. She hopes to one day be able to drive around in her self-driving car while she schedules an appointment for a SpaceX trip to the moon on her smartwatch.

Newsletter Subscription

Related Tags