The Galaxy Note7 might be coming back with a new battery

A new report from South Korea claims that the refurbished Galaxy Note7 might return to the market as early as June this year.

@LanaJelic
Published Tue, Feb 21 2017 2:17 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:56 AM CST

Back in October last year, Samsung ended the production of the Galaxy Note7 due to faulty batteries.

The Galaxy Note7 might be coming back with a new battery | TweakTown.com

Samsung is now working on a project to bring the Note 8, and the device is expected sometime this year. However, that doesn't mean that the Note7 is dead just yet...

A new report from South Korea claims that the refurbished Galaxy Note7 might return to the market as early as June this year. According to the report, the Note7 might show up in emerging markets such as Vietnam and India.

Read also: Samsung working on a project to bring the Note 8

The refurbished Note7 will have "a new smaller battery and outer shell," the report says, adding that "other key parts are also likely to be replaced."

According to The Korean Economic Daily's, Samsung is said to be swapping the Note7's 3,500 mAh batteries with "3,000 to 3,200 mAh" batteries.

The report doesn't mention the pricing of the device or would it hit other markets as well.

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.

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