Samsung halts sales of Galaxy Note 7 after replacements 'burst into flames'
The firm said 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.
Meanwhile, South Korean authorities said in a statement they had found a new product defect in the Note 7 and asked consumers to power them down or to exchange them. The statement did not identify the defect.
Officials from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission echoed the advice in their own statement, adding that they are continuing to investigate at least five incidents of fire or overheating reported... read more
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