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70+ Galaxy Note 7's have exploded in the US alone

Postby Tyler » Tue Sep 13, 2016 12:14 pm

Corey, are you replacing yours?
Crkrjack, good thing you didn't listen to me and get one.

http://thenextweb.com/gadgets/2016/09/13/997476/
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Postby DannyFanny » Tue Sep 13, 2016 12:31 pm

One of my coworkers has note 7. It has yet to explode; i think it's a urban legend.
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Postby Tyler » Tue Sep 13, 2016 12:36 pm

I'm seeing articles saying this is costing Samsung $XX billion and asking if they can ever recover from it. It's not going to hurt the company in the run. Remember when Toyota had floor mats that killed people? That didn't ruin the company, Samsung will be fine.
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Postby Tyler » Fri Sep 16, 2016 7:27 am

COREY!! What are you going to do?!
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Postby Corey » Fri Sep 16, 2016 8:03 am

I have a S7 Edge coming as a loaner but it hasn't shipped yet.
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Postby Corey » Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:32 am

I got my replacement last night. The store I went to only got 4 in yesterday.
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Postby jathko87 » Tue Oct 04, 2016 1:49 am

Ordered mine the day it came out. Never blew up. Switched up thinking I wouldn't get another note 7. Tried the motor z force droid. Worst phone ever.
Got a replacement in September 20. I love the note 7. If it blows up I could die happy.
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Postby wags83 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 9:15 am

Noticed on our honeymoon that airlines are specifically calling out people with this phone saying they have to be turned completely off and not connected to anything for the duration of the flight.
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Postby Blue Jackets » Thu Oct 06, 2016 6:23 am

Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone catches fire on Southwest plane

Southwest Airlines flight 994 from Louisville to Baltimore was evacuated this morning while still at the gate because of a smoking Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. All passengers and crew exited the plane via the main cabin door and no injuries were reported, a Southwest Airlines spokesperson told The Verge.

More worrisome is the fact that the phone in question was a replacement Galaxy Note 7, one that was deemed to be safe by Samsung. The Verge spoke to Brian Green, owner of the Note 7, on the phone earlier today and he confirmed that he had picked up the new phone at an AT&T store on September 21st. A photograph of the box shows the black square symbol that indicates a replacement Note 7 and Green said it had a green battery icon.

Green said that he had powered down the phone as requested by the flight crew and put it in his pocket when it began smoking. He dropped it on the floor of the plane and a "thick grey-green angry smoke" was pouring out of the device. Green’s colleague went back onto the plane to retrieve some personal belongings and said that the phone had burned through the carpet and scorched the subfloor of the plane.

He said the phone was at around 80 percent of battery capacity when the incident occurred and that he only used a wireless charger since receiving the device.

Running the phone's IMEI (blurred for privacy reasons) through Samsung's recall eligibility checker returns a "Great News!" message saying that Green's Galaxy Note 7 is not affected by the recall.
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Postby Tyler » Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:11 am

Uh oh. That isn't good news for Samsung. Corey, please be safe.
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Postby Blue Jackets » Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:23 am

Replacement Note 7 exploded in Kentucky and Samsung accidentally texted owner that they 'can try and slow him down if we think it will matter'

Klering also says that he thought that Samsung was willing to work with him to get the matter resolved, until a Samsung representative accidentally texted him:

"Just now got this. I can try and slow him down if we think it will matter, or we just let him do what he keeps threatening to do and see if he does it."
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Postby Tyler » Mon Oct 10, 2016 7:54 am


Wowsers. Corey, are they asking you to return yours?
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Postby Corey » Mon Oct 10, 2016 11:08 am

Not yet but I am assuming a full recall will be coming soon. I got a Gear Fit 2, Gear VR, and 256GB microSD card out of this stuff so I am a happy customer :D
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Postby jathko87 » Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:33 pm

Hoooowwww my gear fit already shit out

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