Has Samsung killed off the Galaxy Note 7? Firm confirms it is 'halting sales' of faulty smartphone and warns users to switch them off after latest reports they catch fire
Samsung is halting worldwide sales of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a spate of fires involving new devices that were supposed to be safe replacements for recalled models.
The company says consumers with original Note 7 devices or replacements they obtained after the recall should turn off the power and seek a refund or exchange them for different phones.
Leading wireless carriers had already said they would stop distributing new Note 7 phones as replacements for the earlier recall.
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