Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales to resume later this month
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is now facing a tough challenge, as more than 2 million units should be replaced as soon as possible. Until the process is over, using a Galaxy Note 7 affected by the battery problem is forbidden in planes, trains, and buses, so it looks like nobody is safe until they all get replaced. However, the new phablets with safe batteries appear to be ready to hit the market, as revealed by Samsung.
CNNMoney mentioned that a spokeswoman for the South Korean company has confirmed that Galaxy Note 7 sales are expected to resume in South Korea on September 28. Other markets are expected to get the safe units available at the same time, at least "when conditions allow," revealed the same source.
Although it looks like the battery problem only affected 0.1 percent of the Note 7 phablets sold since August, the recall turned into a heavy blow for Samsung, wiping billion of dollars off its market value. Until all the units targeted by the recall get replaced, a software fix will keep the troubled devices safe, but for the price of battery life - this update will only allow a 60 percent battery charge.
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