Saturday, September 3, 2016

Your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Could KILL You!

Trigger Warning:
Kind of like that...
All right it's not very likely that brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 you bought will kill you.  There IS a chance the battery could explode, however.  In fact the chance is so high that Samsung has temporarily suspended all sales of the cell phone:
Samsung halted sales of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone Friday after finding batteries of some of the devices exploded while they were charged.

Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung’s mobile business, said customers who already bought Note 7s will be able to swap them for new smartphones, regardless of when they purchased them. Note 7 sales launched just two weeks ago.

Samsung issued its first global recall of the flagship smartphone because it has not found ways to specify exactly which phones may endanger the user. The smartphones are being yanked from shelves in 10 countries, including the U.S. and South Korea.

Koh said the company's investigation found that a battery cell made by one of its two battery suppliers caused the phone to catch fire. He refused to name the battery supplier.
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Koh described it as a "tiny manufacturing problem."  Just a tiny little problem that could cause your phone to burst into flames at any moment!  So far no injuries have been reported.  So far...
Just look at that ticking time bomb...
 

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