Samsung halts sale of Galaxy Note 7 as fire reports probed
SAMSUNG says global sales of its Galaxy Note 7 are to be halted following reports of handsets that were issued as safe replacements catching fire.
The Korean technology giant said owners of either an original Note 7 or a replacement should turn them off and stop using them as it investigates the reports with regulators.
Affected consumers have been advised to seek a refund or exchange their devices.
Samsung said it is "working with relevant regulatory bodies to investigate the recently reported cases involving the Galaxy Note 7.
"Because consumers' safety remains our top priority,... read more