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.
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.
Last updated: Sep 1, 2017 at 06:07 am CDT
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