• Samsung to suspend Galaxy Note 7 sales over battery explosions

    Samsung to suspend Galaxy Note 7 sales over battery explosions

    Samsung said Friday it would suspend sales of its latest flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 7 as reports of exploding batteries threatened to damage the reputation of the South Korean electronics giant.

    Samsung — the world’s top maker of smartphones and ordinary mobile phones — will also offer new devices for those who have already bought the large-screen smartphone, its mobile chief said.

    “We have received several reports of battery explosion on the Note 7 that was officially launched on August 19…and it […]