Samsung to sell off refurbished Galaxy Note 7s: reports

2017-06-27 10:29

The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung will next week start reselling refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices after a humiliating recall over exploding batteries last year, news reports said Tuesday.

Samsung redeems itself with the Galaxy S8

2017-03-30 09:48

It is safe to say that Samsung has redeemed itself with the first smartphone launch since the fire-prone Note7 saga in late 2017, writes Kyle Venktess.

Samsung teases S8 phone, promises it won't explode

2017-02-27 08:00

Samsung Electronics teased its coming Galaxy S8 smartphone and released new tablets targeting video-gamers and professionals as the company seeks to regain lost ground.

Samsung Note 7 fires show weak safeguards - US regulator

2017-01-25 13:43

Defects that caused the phones to burst into flames revealed that the industry’s standards for the design and manufacture of batteries aren’t adequate, says a regulator.

Samsung promises its smartphones won't explode again

2017-01-23 11:13

In efforts to ensure safety of future products after the Note 7 fiasco, electronics manufacturer Samsung has implemented an '8-point battery safety check'.

US flight attendants to stop Note 7 warnings

2017-01-11 17:02

The pre-boarding notification at US airports that warns Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners not to be in possession of the device during a flight has been lifted.

Samsung warns of slowing growth in key markets amid uncertainty

2017-01-02 11:54

Samsung Vice Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer Kwon Oh-hyun urged employees to learn from costly failures as the consumer electronics giant seeks to recover from 2016’s bruising debacle surrounding the Note 7 smartphone.

Huawei takes aim at Samsung with 'no explosion' phone

2016-11-04 08:06

Chinese phone maker Huawei has unveiled its new phablet Mate 9 as it takes aim at Samsung’s battery explosion woes.

Samsung's profit slumps amid Note 7 crisis

2016-10-27 10:55

Mobile giant Samsung Electronics Co. reported a 17 percent slump in third-quarter profit after the demise of its fire-prone Note 7 line threw the world’s largest smartphone maker into disarray.

Note 7 crisis: Samsung faces revolt in home market

2016-10-24 13:39

Samsung Group, for decades the corporate champion of South Korea, is now facing a revolt at home.


Refurbished Note 7 over R3 000 cheaper - only in South Korea

2017-04-28 14:44

The world's most controversial smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, will reportedly go on sale in June and in South Korea only.

Samsung to sell refurbished safety-recalled Note 7 phones

2017-03-28 07:46

Samsung announced it would sell some Note 7 smartphones that were recalled for safety reasons as refurbished devices, in an effort to manage its stockpile in an "environmentally friendly" manner.

Samsung’s Note 7 battery supplier has fire at China factory

2017-02-10 06:38

Samsung SDI, a supplier of batteries to explosion-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, said a “minor fire” broke out at a plant in northern China but was quickly put out.

Don't expect the 'Samsung S8' to be launched next month

2017-01-23 16:35

In just a month, the world’s biggest smartphone makers will gather at one of the biggest conferences on the tech calendar – but Samsung will not be unveiling its latest phone.

Samsung probe shows battery design behind Note 7 fires

2017-01-23 09:04

It was the battery, after all.

Samsung proves its business remains sound despite Note 7 fiasco

2017-01-06 12:44

Samsung Electronics underscored the resilience of its business when it reported its best operating profit in three years, weathering the death of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 with the help of its workmanlike chip and display divisions and cheaper smartphones.

Samsung: 85% of US Note 7 phones replaced

2016-11-07 11:06

Samsung Electronics said about 85% of its recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in the US have been replaced.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is set to be among the scariest costumes for Halloween this year.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is set to be among the scariest costumes for Halloween this year.

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Xiaomi just took the Note 7 and made it better

2016-10-26 11:46

For those who really want a Samsung Note 7 but know they may never get one, Xiaomi has the solution in the form of the Mi Note 2.

Acsa weighs in on Samsung Note 7 ban

2016-10-21 11:22

Airports Company South Africa has thrown its weight behind global calls for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to be banned from flights.

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