1 million Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones called back due to 92 reports of overheating

As per latest official announcement by Samsung and CPSC, they have announced recall for 1 million units of Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones which were sold in the period of August 2016- September 15, 2016. Last week, Samsung had announced that it is working closely with United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to recall all the Galaxy S7 phones on a formal basis.

So, all those who own a Galaxy Note7 devices can now replace their it with a new Note7 device as per U.S. Note7 Exchange Program. Also, any Note7 specific accessories, for a Galaxy S7 or S7 edge can be replaced with a refund of the price difference or a full refund for the phone. Along with this, they will also get a $25 gift card, in-store accessory credit, in-store credit from the retail store.

According to a statement by Samsung, “Although there have only been a small number of reported incidents, Samsung has taken great care to provide affected consumers with the support they need. Samsung has identified the affected inventory and stopped sales and shipments of those devices,”. However, the new Note7 replacement devices will be available after September 21,2016 in the United States. Tim Baxter, president of Samsung Electronics America, said," Consumer safety is always our highest priority. Our collaboration with the CPSC to fast-track a voluntary recall in the U.S. addresses safety concerns by ensuring we reach Note7 owners quickly to exchange their devices.We are asking owners to act now by powering down their Note7 devices and receive a replacement devices or a refund through our exchange program".

For more details about tech specs of Note 7 visit: Samsung Galaxy Note7 Features, Specifications, Details