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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.
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 Electronics teased its coming Galaxy S8 smartphone and released new tablets targeting video-gamers and professionals as the company seeks to regain lost ground.
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.
In efforts to ensure safety of future products after the Note 7 fiasco, electronics manufacturer Samsung has implemented an '8-point battery safety check'.
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 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.
Chinese phone maker Huawei has unveiled its new phablet Mate 9 as it takes aim at Samsung’s battery explosion woes.
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.
Samsung Group, for decades the corporate champion of South Korea, is now facing a revolt at home.
The world's most controversial smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, will reportedly go on sale in June and in South Korea only.
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 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.
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.
It was the battery, after all.
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 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.
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.
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